[development] module to tag articles as exclusive to certain roles for a specific timeframe?
bill at funnymonkey.com
Mon Jun 4 18:52:20 UTC 2007
First, welcome to Drupal --
Second, the dev list is for concerns centered around development issues
-- your question is more appropriate for the support list, or for the
post-installation questions forum on drupal.org --
Third, if I understand you correctly, the content access module will
meet your needs.
Brian Tully wrote:
> I hope this post is appropriate in this list. If not please accept my
> As Drupal newbie I was hoping to get some advise on how to accomplish
> what I feel is something very simple, yet being unfamiliar with Drupal
> seems very difficult for me.
> I'd like to be able to add several form fields to an article (node)
> that would allow an administrator/author to specify if it is exclusive
> to a specific role.
> If so I'd like a pulldown menu that allows me to select which role it
> should be exclusive to.
> Then I'd like start date and end date fields to specify when this
> article should remain exclusive (the idea being that once it's past
> the end date it will no longer be exclusive and therefore be available
> to everyone).
> So far I've tried using CCK along with the Date module and JsTools
> First off I cannot get jscalendar to work at all. no calendar is
> visible when you click on the text field, even though it is specified.
> Secondly, there doesn't seem to be any way of requring that if the
> exclusive checkbox is checked that the Role pulldown and startdate and
> enddate fields are completed. I appear to only be able to say that the
> start date and end date are required, even though they should not be
> if the exclusive checkbox is not checked.
> Third, I'm not sure how using CCK I would add a pulldown menu that
> dynamically gets filled with all roles. Is this possible?
> Last, how does one go about adding special validation to a node so
> that if specific fields are checked that other fields are required, if
> they're not checked then the other fields are not required, etc.? Is
> this beyond the scope of CCK? If so, how would you recommend
> accomplishing this?
> Any advice, insight, reference links would be GREATLY appreciated.
> best regards,
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