[development] Making your data act like a field

Steven Jones darthsteven at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 14:25:15 UTC 2009

Hi Nancy,

The table wizard module might be able to help you describe your
database tables to views, if that's where your data is stored.

Table Wizard: http://drupal.org/project/tw

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2009/9/16 Nancy Wichmann <nan_wich at bellsouth.net>:
> After reading Eaton's well-written article
> http://www.lullabot.com/articles/great-pretender-making-your-data-act-field,
> I tried this in a module I work on. The fields are definitely showing on
> "Manage fields" in CCK.
> However, those added fields do not seem to be available to Views. One of the
> reasons why I am really interested in making this change is so that
> something like Node Export can see these fields automatically. What more
> needs to be done to the suggested code to have CCK reflect these fields to
> other modules?
> Nancy E. Wichmann, PMP
> Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -- Dr. Martin L. King,
> Jr.

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