Use this tag for questions about the field API, how to use it, or which hooks are required to implement a field in a module; use "tag:fields" for questions about fields implemented in modules you are using.

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How do I programmatically copy an existing Field to another Entity?

I want to add two new fields to the Commerce Discount entity --- an image and a long text. And I want these to be visible through Views. I was going to use this code to add the fields: ...
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How to render views field without executing a view?

My task is to update field content via AJAX on node page and on view page both. On node page I can get rendered content of any field by calling field_view_field('node', $node, $field_name, ...
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how to get a field name by field label in Drupal 7

I have added a custom field with title 'play time'. How can I get the field name(internal value) using label value in my custom module. Is there any function to get the value?
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“Remove All” button for unlimited fields in Drupal 7

I've written a custom module for this functionality where my below code is able to delete the files but I think there should be a better way for doing that! <?php /** * Implements ...
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Allowed strings for the text field

I have the form which is created through Webform module and now I need to add one more text field but its value has to be unique and can be only the value from some predefined list of allowed values. ...
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add fields to a node mapped to date input.The fields value should be mapped to date value

I want to add fields to the a content type. The user should be able input text values that are mapped to a particular date. Ex: for july 1, a particular field can have a value of 145, for july 13 ...
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Read field value as string on login

In a custom module of mine (7.x), I succesfully call allocation_user_login(&$edit, $account) when the user logs in. The next step for me is to read the string value from the field field_group ...
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Losing custom #theme settings set in hook_field_widget_form after an error

I have defined a custom field in a custom module. The new field applies a custom font to the options, and I have run into an issue with the widget form after an error. I have implemented ...
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Base field provided by a module is not accessable

this is a follow up to my question here. In my .module file I use the following code to add a base field to all my nodes: /** * Implements hook_form_BASE_FORM_ID_alter() for node_form(). */ ...
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How do I properly define the widget for a file field attached to an entity type? [duplicate]

I'm creating a custom entity type and trying to add a file field to it. Amongst other field definitions I have the following in baseFieldDefinitions(): $fields['file'] = ...
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How to create a new entity that is fieldable

I am currently learning how to create entities in Drupal 7. I have successfully defined a new entity and made it fieldable. My question is how do a create a new instance of that entity? I understand ...
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Add field to existing content entity

I am trying to add a hidden field to all nodes in my module (for any node type even new ones being created later on). Would this be the correct code? $field_storage = ...
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Filter after Custom Field Type in Custom Filter

I'm facing a problem with a custom field type in a custom filter. The field type isn't showing up in my filter-criterias in views. Do I have to tell the fieldtype somehow that it is filterable? Or is ...
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Create themable field group

I have a custom entity with several fields. Now I would like to group the fields and give each group it's own twig template so that I would be able to compose a page (my custom entity) containing ...
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How to problematically display an image field in Drupal 7 + default value when needed

I've used field_view_field to display an image field for a specific entity in Drupal. The problem is when that entity doesn't have any value for field. I expect field_view_field to display the default ...
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Re use link field (of link module) in custom module to save custom data with it

Here goes background of my issue & question related to it: I am calling link_field_info() & changing some properties of field to use it with custom name. Code - function custom_field_info() ...
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Delete field and related data (field_delete_field, field_delete_instance)

I want to delete field from my Content Type using hook_update and wondering how to do it in most correct way. I know that my field is only on 1 Content Type (page). Here is my current solution. ...
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How to check the selected hour(eg:9am, 10am, 11 am,12pm in dropdown list) is between a range of hours using views exposed form

How to check the user input hour(eg:9am, 10am, 11 am,12pm in dropdown list) is between a range of hours(eg: office hours 9am - 6 am) in views exposed form. I am using BEF settings and installed the ...
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Field API and the database saving value from dynamic select

I have a custom module with custom field. I have two values to store in the database. The first one is a simple text field and it's working great. The second one is more complex. It's a radio ...
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How to build render array for image with custom link without using field_view_value()

In a custom module i implemented code to display a image which links to a custom destination. I got it working by building a render array with field_view_value(): Code snippet I: $link = ...
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How to integrate hook_field_extra_fields with hook_field_formatter_info (if possible)

I would like to know if it's possible to integrate a custom field defined with hook_field_extra_fields with a custom field formatter to be able to configure it by the UI custom settings on the ...
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My module's custom fields are not picked up by entity_metadata_wrapper and thus Rules

The problem I have is that I am using a module called Trackfield that defined a CCK field for D6, I (inexpertly) ported the module to D7 to use the Field API. My port works great and I have been using ...
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Replacing a certain character pattern in a textfield when saving an entity

I got an entity type containing a long text field. If a user types in a certain character pattern ("xX" for example), this string "xX" should replaced with "×" (the proper symbol for multiplication) ...
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Image field - 'Number of values' is not showing up in admin form

Something's very wierd with my existing Drupal 7 setup (current Drupal version, set up in early 2013, custom Zen Subtheme). When I create a new Content Type with a new Field Type "Image" this 'Number ...
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How to create a multifield programmatically without using features

I have a custom module that I am working on that uses a couple of custom content types. I am trying to keep the module as self-contained as possible and thus far I've been able to create my content ...
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Use Plugin Field inside buildForm()

In Drupal 8, I use this code inside my buildForm() method: $form['medias']['file'] = array( '#title' => t('Image'), '#type' => 'managed_file', '#upload_location' => ...
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Where should I be storing custom node-related data?

There are several types of data my website generates for every node. Node's popularity score, node's comment count obtained from a 3rd party API, etc... This data is set for every node. In the past ...
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How to find elements inside a commerce order form with dpm()? [duplicate]

I want to identify a specific field inside a commerce order form. The machine name of the field inside the order form is: commerce_customer_profile. Using Devel Themer I've got: ...
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When hook_field_info_alter is invoked?

I am trying drush cc all, but no luck. https://api.drupal.org/api/drupal/modules!field!field.api.php/function/hook_field_info_alter/7 I need to programmatically hide a field and thinks that this is ...
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Make form to show multiple field widgets with predefined values

I have a node form with multivalue field (cardinality unlimited). I need to show user 3 widgets if this field with predefined value (like shown at screenshot). At screenshots I show the current form, ...
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Prepopulate field collection programmatically

I have a content type with field collection field (unlimited cardinality). Each collection has image field (required) and long text field. How can I prepopulate node form with multiple collections? I ...
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create a taxonomy and attach a field to it programatically

how can i attach a field to an entity (vocabulary) programatically in drupal 8 I created a vocabulary $vocab = entity_create('taxonomy_vocabulary', array( 'name' => 'vocab_name', ...
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How to create a custom field with a custom FAPI element?

I am writing a custom field module for phone numbers. The field has 4 different parts: A select element to choose the type of phone number, (phone, fax, toll free, other), A text field for the ...
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Do I need a custom content type, entity, module or field?

I'm working on a product information manager, and I have a content type of product which needs to reference stock and price levels for each supplier from a different database - these are stored as ...
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How to create a field in tests in Drupal 8

I am writing a test in drupal 8, in this test(simpletest) i create a content type(using drupalCreateContentType). I need in this content type create some fields. Now i need a taxonomy field, but will ...
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Setting database keys / index on fields

How do I specify that a field should have an index? I can only see references to indexes in the search api, but that seems to be something completely different. How would I also create compound ...
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Removing required attribute on user entity fields not working

I have added fields to user entity and make them required and show on registration page. So the user signing up have to fill all the fields. On the admin side these all fields are coming but i don't ...
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Changing value of min / max resolution for an image field dynamically based on a previous select list

Does anyone know if there is a way in Drupal 7 to change dynamically the value of minimum / maximum resolution for an image base on a previous select list. Example : I have a select with 3 elements ...
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Adding new fields using hook_field_schema_alter()

I have an entity whose field schema is already defined and now I am trying to add couple of fields to it. But I am not sure how to code it up using schema_alter.Below is an example on how I would ...
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Get field widget settings

In Drupal 7 they can be found in object that is returned by field_info_instance(). Is there a way to get widget settings for certain field name and bundle in Drupal 8?
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Attaching Conditional widget on Drupal Field

I have extended drupal user registration form by attaching fields to user entity. One of the field is to let user select duration. I have set it up as radio button. Form: When you started: (radio ...
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Using entity form display modes

I have created a custom form display mode my_mode for nodes and wish to display node form using this mode instead of default one at a custom page. How can I do it? ...
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display just the label from node_lode()

How to display just the label from the object returned by the function node_load(). the field_view_field() can hide the label and view the value but i want the converse.
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Validation and Setting value for Multi-value fields

Consider for a content type, there is a text field with multiple values capability activated. How can I check its values by $form_state inside the Validate/Submit function? How can I set its values ...
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Alter field (multiple values) to add more items/values of another field

In my case, I use Drupal Commerce (Kickstart 2x distribution) with a images field (multiples/unlimited values). I need to display all images of parent product AND images of their childrens ...
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Creating a Custom Editable Views Field

I am trying to create fields that can be used by the Editable Views Module which are from my own schema. I have not yet be successful in creating a complete implementation of the FieldAPI which has ...
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Field value of a content type is not saved

I have a content type (created through a feature) which has different fields. One field is a text field. It used to save data before but now it doesn't save any value. I checked in the table, the ...
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How to change integer field suffix base on value of other field

I have a content type property which has price as integer field and contract type as radio with options "Rent and Sale". I would like to change the price suffix depending on contract type option ...
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Looking how to update field before node saves

I am looking to update a field with another field before saving or when the node is updated. I want to update a field array's (field_location_test) longitude and latitude values to a field that has ...