PT Photo Gallery Photo Category Admin Datasheet

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The Photo Gallery Category element is a global custom element. Managing data for global custom elements can be configured easily through the use of Datasheets. The following sections will describe how to configure the datasheet to manage photo element data.


  1. Open the Photo Manager page in author mode.
  2. On the second tab labeled Category is a Datasheet element.
  3. From the Datasheet element interface, click the "Datasheet" icon.
  4. From the "Datasheet Views" dialog, follow the "Click here to create a new datasheet view" link.
  5. Enter the following information and then click "Next":
    1. Name: All Categories
    2. Private: unchecked
    3. Default View: unchecked
    4. Description: View to manage all of the photos
    5. Datasheet Source: Form Result/Custom Element Sheet
  6. From the Datasheet Source dialog, choose the "Photo Category" custom element and click "Next".
  7. From the Datasheet Columns dialog, select the columns CategoryID, Title, and Directory from the Available Columns list and move them to the Selected Columns list.
  8. You will be directed to the Datasheet View page. Click "Close" to return to your page.
  9. You will now see the datasheet element on this page. Click the Datasheet element interface icon again and choose "Edit Columns".
  10. From the Datasheet View Column Properties dialog, select the CategoryID column, then edit. Update the following settings for column:
    1. Change the Render Handler to the following file: /ADF/extensions/datasheet-modules/1.0/edit-delete.cfm
  11. Close the Edit Columns window.
  12. Publish this page.