[TYPO3-templavoila] a bit theory about TV, please

Dmitry Dulepov typo3 at accio.lv
Wed May 24 09:40:04 CEST 2006


Aleksandar Milovac wrote:
> In TS when I wanted to reference certain object on a page, e.g. <div
> id="leftmenu">, I would use this: page.10.leftmenu.1=HMENU and so on. In
> TV this would look like this: lib.leftmenu.1=HMENU. Right?
> I'm not sure when to use lib and when page.10 way. Could someone explain
> this to me?

Well, you need to go througFTB tutorial. It explains it all very well.
In short: forget about "page.everything", define menus and other objects
using "lib.something" and say to TV that you want "lib.whatever" to be
mapped to that particular DIV.

> Also, could someone explain mapping type and editing type options in DS.
> When to use TypoScript Object Path for a certain field and other options?

It is all in FTB. There is no reason to quote it here.

> I hope I'm not bugging you with these questions but I really need to
> clear this matters before I dive deeper in to TV.

No problem, but all answers to all these questions are in FTB.

"It is our choices, that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities." (A.P.W.B.D.)

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