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Thanks to the great Pro module "RepeaterMatrix" I have the possibility to create complex repeater items. With it I have created a quite powerful page builder. Many different content modules, with many more possible design options. The RepeaterMatrix module supports the cloning of items, but only within the same page. Now I often have the case that very design-intensive pages and items are created. If you want to use this module on a different page (e.g. in the same design), you have to rebuild each item manually every time.

With this proof of concept I have created a module which adds the feature to copy a repeater item to the clipboard so that you can paste this item to another page with the same repeater field. The module has been developed very rudimentarily so far. It is currently not possible to copy nested items. There is also no check of Min/Max. You can also only copy items that have the same field on different pages. And surely you can solve all this more elegantly with AJAX. But personally I lack the deeper understanding of the repeaters. Also missing on the Javascript side are event triggers for the repeaters, which would make it easier. Like e.g. RepeaterItemInitReady or similar.

it would be great if @ryan would implement this functionality in the core of RepeaterMatrix. I think he has better ways to implement this. Or what do you think, Ryan?

Everybody is welcome to work on this module and improve it, if it should not be integrated into the matrix core. Therefore I put it for testing and as download on GitHub: https://github.com/FlipZoomMedia/InputfieldRepeaterMatrixDublicate

You can best see the functionality in the screencast: 

 

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Wow, that's awesome.

Yes, this would be great to have in the RM core indeed.

btw: How did you build the CKE dropdown for lorem ipsum paragraphs?

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8 minutes ago, kongondo said:

Nice! 

What admin theme is that?

AdminTheme Boss with some customizations. 😊

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WOW!! Jaw dropped here... I'm really impressed, David! This module and the admin settings you built look incredible.

Dumb question: how did you create those matrix thumbnails?

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Nice! We know what you were doing in the last few months 🙂

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Awesome!! I'm also interested in how you changed the Repeater Matrix labels to images 🙂

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I guess it's just CSS?

a.InputfieldRepeaterAddLink.InputfieldRepeaterMatrixAddLink.InputfieldRepeaterAddLinkInit[data-type="3"] {
	font-size: 0;
	width: 150px;
	height: 100px;
	display: inline-block;
	background-image: url(https://via.placeholder.com/150);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}

span.ui-priority-secondary {
	display: none;
}

 

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44 minutes ago, dragan said:

I guess it's just CSS?


a.InputfieldRepeaterAddLink.InputfieldRepeaterMatrixAddLink.InputfieldRepeaterAddLinkInit[data-type="3"] {
	font-size: 0;
	width: 150px;
	height: 100px;
	display: inline-block;
	background-image: url(https://via.placeholder.com/150);
	background-repeat: no-repeat;
}

span.ui-priority-secondary {
	display: none;
}

 

Exactly. It's just a bit custom CSS. 👍 It might also be an idea for a matrix update that you can configure labels as images.  Would be more flexible.

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1 minute ago, David Karich said:

It might also be an idea for a matrix update that you can configure labels as images.  Would be more flexible.

Yep. And add a nice touch to convert automagically label/link-texts to title attributes, so when the author hovers over an image, he knows exactly what kind of matrix item he/she will add.

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I have started a topic in Repeater Matrix closed support board with a request to make it possible to override InputfieldRepeaterMatrix::renderFooter method in a hook. This way we can probably implement any kind of add content type design without css overrides.

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Version Update 1.0.2

The current version 1.0.2 has some minor improvements. Items are inserted at the last position on the target page and set to the status unpublished. Furthermore, the clipboard is synchronized live, so you can jump between browser tabs without reloading the target page, for direct pasting.

> Grap a copy: https://github.com/FlipZoomMedia/InputfieldRepeaterMatrixDublicate

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