[TYPO3-templavoila] Localizing content from page module - two clicks necessary?

Tolleiv Nietsch info at tolleiv.de
Fri Sep 30 20:27:51 CEST 2011

Hi - second option doesn't sound too bad. I'm wondering if that's 
something (all the redirects) which might be hard to achieve with the 
new CardLayout :/

Let's give it a try.


Andreas Kiessling schrieb:
> Hi,
> i had a session with a client, and one problem the editors where having,
> was the two clicks that are needed to first create and then edit the
> newly localized content.
> When the page to localize contains "a lot of" elements (number depends
> on the user of course), there was quite some confusion which element was
> just localized and also lots of scrolling involved on a smaller screen.
> The first idea was to add an anchor to the localize-link, but i think
> that would need a core patch to make it work, because the fragment would
> get lost after the first redirect. I found a nasty hack to "read" the
> fragment, but i do not want to implement that. [1]
> The second idea was to directly open the edit form after creating the
> element. The list module already has such a function: The form is shown
> after two redirects (first tce_db.php redirects to the list module which
> checks a GET param and so does an additional redirect). That should be
> easy to adapt for TVs mod1.
> Is there any interest in such a patch or am i missing some already
> present functionality / helping config setting?
> I can imagine some "edge cases" where you just would want to copy the
> record without further editing, so probably this should be configurable
> from pageTS or userTS (or even with a checkbox in the top bar).
> Regards,
> Andreas
> [1]
> http://www.stoimen.com/blog/2009/04/15/read-the-anchor-part-of-the-url-with-php/

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