[TYPO3] Inherit abstract field from parent/grandparent/etc

Wester, Josh JoshuaWester at creighton.edu
Mon Jul 3 16:58:46 CEST 2006

>> I am looking for typoscript that will let a page inherit the abstract
>> field from its parent/grandparent/etc. My logic here is that if the
>> abstract field of a page isn't set, it should retrieve the abstract
>> from its parent. If the abstract isn't set in the parent, try to get
>> it from the grandparent, etc.
>> Does anybody know if this is possible? If so, how might I accomplish
>> it?

>10 = TEXT
>10.data = levelfield:-1, abstract, slide
>-1 takes it from the current page.
>slide walks back down the rootline until it reaches the root or finds
>something in one of the abstract fields.
>You should make sure that abstract is in the list of rootline fields
>Use the install tool to check/change that.

Thank you so much, Joey! That did just what I needed! Perfect!


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