[TYPO3-english] Accessing extension constant from php script

Sergey Alexandrov serg at alexandrov.us
Mon Aug 22 03:55:35 CEST 2011

unserialize it first :)

Thank you,

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On Aug 21, 2011, at 9:35 PM, Jackie Stallard <jstallard at internode.on.net> wrote:

> I've created an extension constant in ext_conf_template.txt and I can see it from the extension manager.
> According to the documentation I should be able to access the constant in my PHP script as follows:
> $GLOBALS['TYPO3_CONF_VARS']['EXT']['extConf']['austcom_merge']['austcom_mergeDb']
> (where austcom_merge is the name of my extension and austcom_mergeDb is my constant.)
> But there is no 'austcom_merge' tree in $GLOBALS['TYPO3_CONF_VARS']['EXT']['extConf']. Other extensions are listed - but not austcom_merge.
> Have I missed a step?
> I've also tried placing the constant in ext_localconf.php as follows:
> $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['EXTCONF'][$_EXTKEY]['austcom_mergeDb'] = 'newprojman';
> Again, there is no 'austcom_merge' tree under $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['EXTCONF']
> Can anyone help?
> Thanks
> Jackie
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