[TYPO3-templavoila] How to test an empty container / section with TypoScript?

Dmitry Dulepov [typo3] dmitry at typo3.org
Mon Sep 3 12:53:31 CEST 2007


Olivier Schopfer wrote:
> Does anybody know a way to test if a section contains sub-items or not?

No, there is no way.

> I want to be able to hide the following list of links in case it's 
> empty. I suppose that one could achieve that with a .if TypoScript 
> condition. But how to access the subfields? And how to change the 
> overall wrap of the section (I've tried to put some Typoscript at the 
> level of the container, but it doesn't seem to work).

Bug report for it exists but not solved yet. It is difficult to solve 
because requires passing a lot of information to recursive functions.

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 freelancer / TYPO3 core team member
Web: http://typo3bloke.net/
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