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szabesz    1,377

Hi @kixe or others who might be able to help me out,

I cannot seem to figure out something, I hope you can help. The children Pages – which need auto generated page names – have a Page Reference field called set_part_image. I would like its Title to be part of the name, like this (contrary to its name, it is NOT an image field!): 
date(Y-m-d_H-i-s) set_part_image.title

Meaning I need a time stamp like string followed by the title of that Page field. While this one works:
date(Y-m-d_H-i-s) set_part_image
generating something like: 2017-07-30_11-24-35-1053 where 1053 is the ID of the Page referenced by the field (of course), when using set_part_image.title the name is set to be untitled.

I also get the warning message: 
SetupPageName expects value in field 'set_part_image.title' to autogenerate Pagename

set_part_image.title DOES have a value filled in, so it should not be a problem for the module to get it.

I am using ProcessSetupPageName 2.0.8, BTW.

What am I doing wrong? Any Ideas? Thanks in advance!

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PWaddict    84

@szabesz I'm using a page reference field "countries.title"on name format for children without problem. What is your page field value type? I have it on "Single page Page or boolean false when none selected". Have you tried with ONLY set_part_image.title on the name format to see if it works? Make sure that you're using the template's Name format for children and NOT the Automatic Page Name Format of a Page Table.

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szabesz    1,377
1 hour ago, PWaddict said:

What is your page field value type? I have it on "Single page Page or boolean false when none selected".

Bingo! Thanks a lot @PWaddict. Of course it does make a difference whether it is a PageArray or a Page. In my case I need to stick to a PageArray but obviously set_part_image.title is not what I need. "Luckily" set_part_image.first.title does work, meaning the issue is solved!

On a side note, I need a PageArray because the InputField Type is Visual Page Selector which currently supports PageArrays only.

Cheers,

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szabesz    1,377

One more question regarding generated page names: currently different values referenced in "Name format children" are concatenated by a dash character separating them. Can I somehow use underscore instead?

That way I could easily tell the various values apart even in the generated name.

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szabesz    1,377
21 hours ago, szabesz said:

That way I could easily tell the various values apart even in the generated name.

Since I am dealing with children of PageTables which do not need any public names/urls I use the title instead which is much more meaningful anyway. I realized that I do not even need this module for what I want to achieve. It just seemed convenient at first sight to use it, instead I switched to using my own hook in order to do whatever I need.

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