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How do I add a catalouge/category to a menu

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Find it hard to add a catalouge/category to a menu

The problem is, I have a catalouge/category that exists (category editor link is ..../cms/pg/cms_catalogues/edit_category/index.php?catalogue_name=qguide)

Normally/often you can obtain the menu link automatically by selecting the appropriate item in the tree that is displayed when you click in the menu item name area. However, the closest that I can get is to
cms:cms_catalogues:catalouge=qguide:type=category:id=59

I've got the 59 as it's the only index number I can find (found by previewing the category whilst editing it via content management), but perhaps that is the index of the root category (I tired 60 as it could well be that as what I want is directly under the root).

On the old V3 system it's coded as _SELF:catalogues:catalogue=qguide:type=category:id=98

I've read "ocPortal Tutorial: Custom structured content (via catalogues)"but that doesn't appear to tell you how to link to a catalouge. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.

Oh and here's the tree (I'm after the Child Support category) :-




Regards, Mike.
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Hi Mike,

cms:cms_catalogues:catalouge=qguide:type=category:id=59

Looks to me as if you're double-referencing your category page; Have you tried this?:

:catalogues:type=category:id=59
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The menu editor can find all the page-links (entry points) for you. Just browse through the tree and select your end node.


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RichT, that was the clue I needed. I was using Menu Management but looking under content_management rather than further up.

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