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  • Chris Lord 44 posts 197 karma points
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 09:59
    Chris Lord
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    Nested Content Picker

    Is there a data type that allows the editor to pick content from a nested content property.

    For example, I have created a nested content property that uses a doc type called Category, which has two text properties.

    I then want the content editor to pick one of those categories on another doc type.....so it's like the content picker, but picks from the nested content values?

    Hope that makes sense?

  • Lee Kelleher 3905 posts 14858 karma points MVP 10x admin c-trib
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 10:48
    Lee Kelleher
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    Hi Chris,

    Yes, makes sense.

    But to my knowledge, there isn't a property-editor that currently does that.

    Cheers, Lee

  • Jeroen Breuer 4861 posts 12131 karma points MVP 3x admin c-trib
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 11:49
    Jeroen Breuer
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    Hello,

    This is not possible. If you want those values to be selectable it's better to use subnodes in the tree.

    Jeroen

  • Daniel Bardi 921 posts 2552 karma points
    May 22, 2020 @ 14:55
    Daniel Bardi
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    It is possible. I’m almost complete with a nested content picket right now.

  • Hendy Racher 861 posts 3832 karma points MVP 2x admin c-trib
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 15:54
    Hendy Racher
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    Hi,

    Just a thought, but how about using a DotNet picker from nuPickers to parse the NestedContent data ?

    Hendy

  • Chris Lord 44 posts 197 karma points
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 19:33
    Chris Lord
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    Interesting....that could work, is contextId the current Umbraco node id?

  • Chris Lord 44 posts 197 karma points
    Feb 18, 2016 @ 21:13
    Chris Lord
    1

    Thanks Hendy, this is just what I needed

  • Alan Mac Kenna 145 posts 382 karma points MVP c-trib
    Nov 15, 2017 @ 12:40
    Alan Mac Kenna
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    Hi Chris,

    Could you explain how you achieved this in the end?

    Thanks

  • horsted 65 posts 116 karma points
    Sep 11, 2019 @ 09:47
    horsted
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    Hi Chris,

    I'm also interested in this, if you are willing to share - TIA :-)

  • Tan 2 posts 72 karma points
    Feb 25, 2020 @ 07:34
    Tan
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    Hi all,

    Is there any plan for Nested Content Picker in V8? We need this solution, sometime we can not move nested item to become a child node for picking

    Thanks

  • Søren Kottal 484 posts 3157 karma points MVP 2x c-trib
    Feb 25, 2020 @ 13:33
    Søren Kottal
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    Hi Tan

    You could probably make something work with Contentment and its Data List editor. You would then need to extend it with your own data source for getting the items.

    Since Contentment is not released yet, you would need to build it yourself too :)

  • Tan 2 posts 72 karma points
    Feb 26, 2020 @ 09:53
    Tan
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    Hi Søren Kottal,

    Thanks for your information, We will investigate more to implement Nested Content Picker

    Tan.

  • Daniel Bardi 921 posts 2552 karma points
    May 18, 2020 @ 04:48
    Daniel Bardi
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    I’m currently working on my take of nested content picker; I’ve wanted one for a few years. It’s coming along great!! It’s taken me all of 2 days to knock out most of the work. I’m not going to return an IPublishedContent, you’d loose reference to it’s origin. Instead, I’ve built a NestedContentModel that has the origin values (contentId, propertyAlias, Key) which can easily be used to look up the IPublishedContent from its original location. I’ll be releasing in the coming month or so.

  • René Truelsen 4 posts 73 karma points
    May 26, 2020 @ 12:10
    René Truelsen
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    Sounds very interesting! It's just what I need for my V8 project.

    If you need someone to test it, just let me know.

    René

  • Daniel Bardi 921 posts 2552 karma points
    May 26, 2020 @ 12:43
    Daniel Bardi
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    Totally. It’s fully working for top level NC; I’m working on going deeper and have NC that’s inside top level NC to also be selectable.

  • René Truelsen 4 posts 73 karma points
    May 28, 2020 @ 09:33
    René Truelsen
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    Could you send me what you have so far? I would like to test it out.

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