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Does the image that's (optionally) uploaded with a news item post get used anywhere? I was hoping that the individual article image would override the category image, but I can't seem to make that happen. In fact, the only time I can ever see the image included with the article is when editing it. Help…

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Hi,

You're right about what it does, but it does actually seem to work for me when I test it now.

I tried setting it when adding some new news, and also when editing some existing news.
The main_news block showed the image in both cases.


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Thanx for the reply/info Chris! As usual, I left out one (potentially critical) piece of information; apologies! The content is being called via the main_content block so I could easily set the title. Should the behaviour be the same for this block as with main_news?

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Ah yes, I see now. Does this work?

Attachment
sources/hooks/systems/awards/news.php
» Download: news.php (3 Kb, 231 downloads so far)


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Thanx for the fix Chris; unfortunately the main_content block is still calling/showing the category image and not the article image.

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One further note: the attached fix will also cause an error when trying to edit a news category:

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Fatal error: Call to undefined function nice_get_news_categories() in /var/www/html/ocp/cms/pages/modules/cms_news.php on line 417

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Oh rats, sorry I messed up here - this was a fix for sources/hooks/systems/awards/news.php.
So I think the fix works but the wrong file got replaced.


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*chuckle*, as usual, the one I DIDN'T try!!! Go figure, I tried the other two (sources and pages) but missed the hooks. No sweat Chris, lemme try again and I'll let ya know.

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WhooHoo, aces!! Once again Chris, you are the whiz...works like a charm now. Thanks kindly!

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