[TYPO3-english] Check if an area doesn't contain elements

Peter Klein peter at clioonline.dk
Tue Nov 24 15:27:39 CET 2009

Hi Jeppe. You can use the "numRows" property to test if a DB lookup
returns something or not.

if.isTrue.numRows {
	table = tt_content
	select {
		where = uid=49

Peter Klein

On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 09:44:26 +0100, Jeppe Donslund <jd at webmasters.dk>

>I would like to know if it is possible to check wether an area contains 
>elements or not.
>I have 3 elements in the bottom of my page. The user can but content in 
>these elements but if they leave it empty on a page TYPO3 should use 
>content from an other page using this TypoScript:
>lib.element1 = COA
>lib.element1 {
>    10 = RECORDS
>    10.dontcheckPid = 1
>    10.tables = tt_content
>    10.source = 49
>I guess this is possible, I just don't know where to look for it :-)
>Jeppe Donslund

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