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Get template's allowed templates for children from API

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I wish to access a template's allowed templates for it's children from the API. This one:

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I am pretty sure this is possible, but I can't seem to find it anywhere in the documentation. If this is not possible, is there some way of assigning properties to templates? So like fields that already have a value on all pages using that template.

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$template->childTemplates?

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@tpr Yep that's worked. It returns the ids in an array. How did you find that out? I couldn't see it anywhere in the documentation.

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I needed this when one of my modules installed a few templates, I digged into the core as I remember.

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@tpr Ah, I found it in the database. I will keep that in mind when I want to know another property. But why isn't stuff like this documented? Is there any way people can contribute to the documentation?

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Oh my goodness that page is so obvious. I don't know how I missed it. Sorry for wasting your time!

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Another trick as mentioned by @Robin S somewhere I now can't find...Hover your mouse over the field's collapse/uncollapse arrow...the name of the  input usually matches the API...;)

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@kongondo For some reason I can't get that to show up. When I hover my mouse over it it just says "Toggle open/close".

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22 minutes ago, Sipho said:

For some reason I can't get that to show up. When I hover my mouse over it it just says "Toggle open/close".

Hmm. What version of PW? It shows for me in 2.7 and 3.0.62.

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Not sure but I seem to recall reading that either debug mode or advanced mode triggered the field name display when hovering.

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