[ic] UI maintaining [loop-data] help

Sam Batschelet sam at westbranchresort.com
Fri Mar 21 15:38:05 EST 2008

On 3/21/08 4:05 PM, "Stefan Hornburg (Racke)" <racke at linuxia.de> wrote:

> Sam Batschelet wrote:
>> I am trying to add a custom page to the standard UI understand how
>> [loop-data] gets and maintains its data through the menu level.
>> In the standard UI 5.5.1 Clicking on Level 1 menu |Orders| opens level 2
>> menu |Pending Orders "order.html"| from here clicking on the order number
>> link in pending orders will bring a series of level 3 Order option tabs. All
>> of these pages seem to have access to the transaction table through
>> [loop-data transactions field_name].  Looking at the source for example
>> order_view.html I don't see any sql query to reference this so it must
>> happen before the page loads.
>> So my question is how can I access this query for a new page in the level 3
>> Order Menu.  I have added the page to the menu and pass the order number and
>> session to it but it won't interpolate.  Duplicating the query seems
>> inefficient any help at what I should be looking for to maintain loop-data
>> through a new menu tab.  I hope I am explaining this correctly.
> The surrounding loop on over_view.html is:
> [loop list="[value-extended order]"]
> ...
> [/loop]
> So [loop-data transactions field_name] looks up field_name from transactions
> table with the key given by the current iteration of the list [value-extended
> order] 
> (usually a single order number).
> Regards
>         Racke

Yep works great I didn't close the loop [/loop] thanks!

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