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  1. Saumitra
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    10 Mar 2009
    19 Feb 2010
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    Hi,

    I have a requirement where I need to display latest 1 news summary (title with short summary and a thumbnail) for each news category in the same news listing. I do not want to use those many news view controls as the number of categories. Can you please suggest a workaround for the same ? We are using Sitefinity Standard Edition 3.7 SP1

    Thanks,
    Saumitra
  2. Radoslav Georgiev
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    19 Feb 2010
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    Hello Saumitra,

    You should first create a custom news view control and override the CreateDataSource method to create a list of latest categorized news (one for each category). Then you should configure the NewsView what to show on the item list as in attached image. Sample code is also attached to this post.

    Best wishes,
    Radoslav Georgiev
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