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07/04/2016 at 8:07 pm #381494William EmmonsGuest
When adding individuals to families, the individual links are displays in the family record. Can a link to added to the individual to link back to family record. I would make the field in the individual unchangeable by the individual. Only update the field when you add/remove the individual from the family record.07/05/2016 at 9:19 am #381584Steven ZahmKeymaster
This is on my feature request list. It will likely be awhile before it happens because this will actually require building a custom relationship table in the database to properly keep track of family relationships.07/05/2016 at 4:11 pm #381668wemmons53Participant
I was just exploring the wp_connections database table and was looking at the “options” field for the family record. I assume this is where the “relation” is stored as each is added. Could you do the same type of thing in an individual record and use a relation of “family”? When you add the info to the family record options field, you could also add a relation to the individual record options field. Just a thought.
Which module(s) do the updates to the “options” field. Is there a function that unpacks the data stored in that field. I would like to look at the code if that is ok.
07/06/2016 at 11:21 am #381753Steven ZahmKeymaster
- This reply was modified 6 years, 3 months ago by wemmons53.
re: Could you do the same type of thing in an individual record and use a relation of “family”?
Well, yes, that could be done. However, if time is going to be invested in changing this, it should be changed for the better which would be a custom relationship table. This would allow other uses beyond creating families in a way that could actually be queryable from the database.
re: Which module(s) do the updates to the “options” field. Is there a function that unpacks the data stored in that field. I would like to look at the code if that is ok.
The data is a serialized array. (A future changed will make this a JSON encoded array). Here’s a link to an online tool which will unserialize the array.
Hope that helps!07/07/2016 at 5:53 am #381804wemmons53Participant
Thanks Steven for quick replies. Will check out the tool.
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