[development] Is there a CCK equivalent of Taxonomy_Other?

Shai Gluskin shai at content2zero.com
Mon Nov 16 18:37:51 UTC 2009


I think you can find the functionality you desire in the hierarchical-select
module. It does a lot more than what you are asking, but also does what you
are asking.


Shai Gluskin

On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 7:04 AM, Clarke Robin <
Robin.Clarke at networkrail.co.uk> wrote:

> I have a custom type that is made up of various CCK fields and my users
> are then able to add new nodes of this type to his website. One of the
> fields is a CCK text options widget. The problem I have is that I do not
> know how I can set it up, so that the user is able to add new options.
> Lets take a 2nd hand car dealer as an example. A car node has a "Fuel
> Type" field, and the dealer has the option of selecting "Diesel" or
> "Petrol" from a drop down. Now, what happens when he gets in an electric
> car? The user does not have the skills to edit the node type directly.
> And I do not want to have to go in every time and add a new Fuel Type
> option.
> Of course, the example of fuel type will rarely happen. But what happens
> when we have a field that he may add to monthly?
> The Taxonomy_Other module does exactly what I want, except in this case
> these fields really should be fields, and not categories.
> So, is there a module that does what Taxonomy_Other does, but to CCK
> options fields?
> Thanks
> robin
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