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  1. Craig Fields
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    23 Mar 2010
    23 Mar 2010
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    Can a news item have more than one category? I have some news items that need to be in 3 to 4 categories. Is this possible?

    thanks,
    Craig
  2. Ivan Dimitrov
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    Hello Craig Fields,

    Category is a metakey. Each content item can be associated only with one category. You could create additional metakeys - Category1, Category2, Category3, Category4. Then in NewsItemNew and NewsItemEdit you can add DropDownList control and populate it with all categories for News provider.

    ContentManager cntManager = new ContentManager("News");
    IList allCategories = cntManager.GetCategories();

    NewsItemNew and NewsItemEdit are external templates and you have to map them.

    All the best,
    Ivan Dimitrov
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