[TYPO3-project-seminars] Best way, multiple seminars on one topic

Tony Lush tlush at advancewm.com
Wed Jul 16 15:52:53 CEST 2008

Mario Rimann wrote:

> - Create a new event record and select "Topic record" for that event's 
> type. This record will contain all the statical data about that event 
> series (description and so on). Until now, this record will not be shown 
> in the list view as it's just a topic record.
> - Create a new event record and select "Date record" for that event's 
> type. The form modifies itself and hides some unneeded fields and brings 
> up some new fields in return: There is a new field where you can select 
> the topic. At that point, you can create a relation from this record to 
> the topic record you created before.
> Then just fill in the other fields of the date record (the date/time, 
> location, special information for this instance of the event) and save. 
> Don't worry, you don't have to type in the description again - this will 
> be taken from the topic record. After saving, you should be able to see 
> the event in the frontend.
> To summarize: We have topic records that store all the static data which 
> is valid over multiple instances of this sort of events. And we have 
> Date records that store all the variable data that changes from each 
> instance to the next. And we have the "full event record", which 
> contains all the data of a single event.

Thank you, Mario. That is a big help and now makes sense to me.

Cheers -- Tony Lush

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