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  • Raluca Dumitru 24 posts 143 karma points
    May 23, 2019 @ 08:42
    Raluca Dumitru
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    Can MultiNodeTreePicker be used for a bidirectional relation?

    Hi,

    I have some topics that are part of some categories. One topic can belong to more than one category. At the moment I have a property called relatedTopics in my Category that will pick the topics which belong to that Category.

    I was wondering if I have a relatedCategories property in my Topic, and delete relatedTopics from Category, will it still be possible to get the topics that belong to that category, just by querying the topic somehow?

    All this properties use MultiNodeTreePicker as a data type.

    Not having an option to choose the category when creating the topic can lead to errors, if somebody forgets to go to the category and add the new related topic.

    If there is any other way to do this any suggestion will be appreciated.

    This is for Umbraco 8

    Thank you.

  • Matthew Wise 195 posts 825 karma points c-trib
    May 24, 2019 @ 07:02
    Matthew Wise
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    Hi Raluca

    I don't know how much this has changed in V8 but in v7 you can uses the relation service

    https://our.umbraco.com/documentation/Reference/Management/Services/RelationService/

    Am sure it is still in V8 but am yet to checkout how to use it

    Hope this at least points you in the right direction

    Matt

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