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Add object in collection hierarchy

Hi,

In the demo system on collections UI screen there is Location in Hierarchy (hierarchy_location) bundle that has 4 tabs: Explore, Move, Add level, Add object.
If I put hierarchy_location bundle onto my collections UI, I have only the first 3 tabs. How can I add that "Add object" tab to that bundle?

Also in the demo system on objects UI, not just objects, but also collections are displayed in hierarchy_location bundle. (For eample: http://demo.collectiveaccess.org/editor/objects/ObjectEditor/Edit/Screen32/object_id/41) How can I enable this feature?

I may be wrong, but I think the two issues are connected.

Thanks for your help in advance.

Laszlo


Comments

  • Details about creating a "cross-table" hierarchy that display both objects and collections can be found here: http://docs.collectiveaccess.org/wiki/Cookbook_Chapter_2:_Installation_Profiles#Enabling_a_.22cross-table.22_hierarchy


  • Thank you, Julia, I searched for wrong keywords.

    However I don't need it at the moment, but is this feature availbale with other primary types, such as storage loacations, too?
  • Currently it's only objects x collections.
  • Thank you, Julia, for your answers so far.

    I have one more question about Location in Hierarchy bundle. On the Add (or Add level) tab, there is a dropdown from which I can choose the type of the new item. I tried to use restrict_to_types setting to restrict the types in that dropdown, but it looks like this bundle doesn't use it. Is there a way to set which types are displayed in the dropdown?

    (I found ca_xxxs_enforce_strict_type_hierarchy, but that is not what I need. I would like to allow the use of the same type as the parent item has, not sub-types.)
  • We don't support restrict to types here. We do have tools for creating a strict hierarchy, as you've noted, but it doesn't catch for your particular parent-parent case unfortunately.
  • Is we enable cross table hierarchy, is there a way to create a parent collection (or collection subtype) from the object?

  • Yes, you can set up a "Related Collections" relationship bundle and add it there via Quick Add.

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