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Sitefinity Custom Module and the MultiImageFieldElement

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  1. Bernstein-Rein
    Bernstein-Rein avatar
    30 posts
    12 Mar 2010
    12 Sep 2011
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    What is the datatype used for the MultiImageFieldElement?  I have the control showing up in the module's edit page, but I can't find what the data type is supposed to be used in the ViewModel or the FluentMappings; I keep getting various casting errors.

    This is what I have so far:

    Definition: (Works)
                MultiImageFieldElement imageField = new MultiImageFieldElement(mainSection.Fields)
                    ID = "imageFieldControl",
                    DataFieldName = "Images",
                    DisplayMode = displayMode,
                    Title = "Images",
                    CssClass = "sfFormSeparator sfImageField",
                    WrapperTag = HtmlTextWriterTag.Li,

    ViewModel: (I also tried string)
            public ImageViewModel Images { get; set; }

                itemMapping.HasProperty(p => p.Images).HasColumnType("varchar(max)");

  2. Radoslav Georgiev
    Radoslav Georgiev avatar
    3370 posts
    01 Feb 2016
    16 Sep 2011
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    Hi Patrick Herrington,

    If talking about eCommerce,

    You can use have the model as below.
            public List<ProductImage> Images
                get { return images ?? (images = new List<ProductImage>()); }
                set { images = value; }

    And the fluent mappings are done with LibrariesFluentMapping.

    But I am not sure if the question is specific to eCommerce.

    Radoslav Georgiev
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