[ic] how to build the left side nav menu?

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Sat Feb 3 18:21:51 EST 2007

On 02/03/2007 07:46 AM, boll wrote:
> Hi-
> I'm using Interchange 5.4.1 with MySQL 5.0.27 on Fedora 5.
> After importing my products, they are visible on the pages and in admin,
> but the left-side navigation menu remains from the hardware demo.
> I tried using 'Layout Editor Auto-populate', and see this error in the
> catalog error log:
> XBR7nchY: - [03/February/2007:07:00:05 -0800] develop
> /cgi-bin/develop/admin/layout.html search error: search file 'area' is
> not a valid database reference.
> I see this happens with my store, and also with the original demo store.
> I notice that it's labeled a 'Legacy Tool'. Is there a better way to
> create the navigation?
> If not, should there be an 'area' table? When and how is it created?
> Thanks for any suggestions.
> -John

The Legacy Editor is not compatible with the menus in the Standard Demo.
 Use the Menu tab in the UI and select Products from the "Menu name"
drop down in the upper right.  You use the "Menu loader" tab for
something roughly equivalent to the old Auto populate.


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