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I have a Taxonomy Vocabulary for all types of cars. It has the following hierarchy:

Main Brand 1
- Sub0
- Sub1
- Sub3
Main Brand 2
- Sub1
- Sub2

and so on...

I want to have a webpage that displays the sub items when the main brand is selected.

Also, is there a way when assigning a specific value for the main brand field in my content type, for another field to appear populated by the sub brands of the main field?

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Hope I'm not too late, but maybe others will find this helpful...

If I'm understanding the question correctly, this is what you do:

  1. Add two taxonomy name fields to your view display—one excluded from display, the other not.
  2. Add a relationship of "Taxonomy term: Parent term" (under Advanced) and then attach it to the field excluded from display.
  3. Under in the view's format settings, group by the excluded field with the relationship.

Note: If the parent terms are being printed twice (not just as group headers), make sure you excluded the field with the relationship and check "Require this relationship" in the relationship settings.

I don't know if this works with tertiary+ levels. Probably not. In which case there's most likely a module.

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First part of your question can be achieved by using views.

  • You will have to create a display that displays all level 1 terms (filter on parent term = 0)
  • Then create another display with a contextual filter on parent term.
  • Make sure the terms from display 1 link to "view-path-display-2/parent-term"
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  • Thanks for the quick reply Robin.. I've done the first step >>> Created view with level 1 terms... Can you please Elaborate on the next 2 steps you mentioned Thanks again Feb 18 '15 at 11:39
  • Add a new display in your view and remove the parent filter. The add a "contectual filter" under "Advanced". This will make your view available at "path-display2/your-parent-term". Views will pick up the 2nd param (your-parent-term) and ad a condition to the views query "where parent_term = your_parent_term". So only the terms who have "your_parent_term" as parent will be displayed.
    – Robin
    Feb 18 '15 at 12:02
  • I'm new at this, so bare with me... If you can give me a step by step I will really appreciate it Thanks Again Feb 18 '15 at 12:37
  • here is a screenshot of the contextual filter you have to add: prntscr.com/670u89
    – Robin
    Feb 19 '15 at 8:11

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