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Convert Matrix to Grid

Is there any way to convert a Matrix field to a Grid field for existing entries without losing any data?
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Grid and Search Results

I'm using a Grid field (ee2.7) for a FAQ channel. The Grid has 2 column and both are Searchable. How can I display in a Searchresult the row where the term is found. Right now it display the first row ...
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How to output a grid field within a relationship?

I was wondering how I output the contents of a grid field from within a relationship. I've got two related entries and everything is showing correctly except the grid (which contains an image and text ...
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Automating migration from Matrix to Grid and Playa to Relationships?

I've just upgraded to EE 2.7.0 and I am thinking about migrating my use of Matrix to Grid and my use of Playa to Relationships. The main reason is that since I run more than one site off my EE install,...
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Where's the documentation for using Relationships with Grid fields?

I'm trying to do something like: {grid_fields} {grid_fields:relationship}{title}{/grid_fields:relationship} {/grid_fields} But I don't seem to be able to pull data out of the related ...
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Grid Conditionals

I have a grid field set up for social links. The first column selects the network, the second field a link. I'd like to have a conditional working so it tests against the content and adds ...
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Channel Form with Grid and File - "There was a problem with one or more Grid fields"

I have a standard channel form in a template with a number of fields that work fine. I'm using a grid field that contains one file fieldtype. No matter what I try I get "There was a problem with one ...
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Inserting a new Grid row using the API

I looked at the documentation in ExpressionEngine about saving/updating a channel entry row. Unfortunately, the documentation doesn't show anything about adding a new Grid row. Is it possible to do ...
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Channel > Entry > Relationship > Grid > Field

I have a channel called "videos" with a bunch of entries in it. One of the fields in this channel is a relationship to another channel called "person". The "person" channel has a field called "facts" ...
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Grid and Switch Tag unexpected results

I'm building out a photo gallery using the grid field type and everything works fine with this code: {gallery} <li class="{gallery:switch='one|two|three'}"> <a href="{gallery:photo}"&...
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Is it possible to orderby random for Grid fieldtype?

As far as I can tell, orderby="random" does not work on the new Grid fieldtype. Has anyone found a good workaround? I have a grid with several images. I'd like to display one at a time, but ...
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Low Variables & Grid outputting raw code

I'm working with the grid fieldtype for the first time and attempting to build out a home page slider the same way I would typically do with matrix and low variables. I have triple checked cell names ...
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PHP error when using Low Variables with Grid and Assets

I created a Low Variable, using a Grid field. One of the Grid columns is an Assets field. It actually all works as supposed to. Except that I get an annoying PHP notice: Severity: Notice Message: ...
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Radio Button across Grid Rows

I want to have a radio button field where it acts as “is default” field for all my rows. That is, across all the rows, only one radio button should be checked. Is this type of radio button supported ...
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How to work with the new channel forms and the new grid fieldtype ( and updateing it)

My little test looks like blow (fecthing a static channel entry 2 - works getting the data out ) When I submit my grid fields gets empty'ed Can somebody please help with the right syntax to update ...
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How do I add a Grid row using a Channel Form?

I've been experimenting with ExpressionEngine 2.7.0, attempting to replace my use of Matrix with Grid and updating my Safecracker forms with Channel Forms. Currently, I have a template where users ...
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Saving entry with grid field isn’t working

I’m creating an ExpressingEngine extension that upon activation, automatically creates a channel with fields. One of the fields the extension creates is a grid field. I create the field like this: $...
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Managing multiple columns in the Grid field

I need to set up a Grid field with several columns – perhaps 5 or more. When this field is presented in the Publishing page the columns get very narrow unless the user has a very wide browser window (...
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Multi-file upload into grid

I've seen hints that the native Grid Fieldtype allows multi-file uploads but I can't find that feature. http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/jf-multi-file-field says "the new ‘Grid’ field does everything ...
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Grid {field:total rows} is not returning correct value

I have a field(let's call it foo) with the Grid Fieldtype. I have conditional to check if foo is greater than 0 or not Now here is the problem. It seems to me that when I only have 1 row in foo, {...
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Assets field inside of a grid inside of a low variable -- Asset not saving

Having an issue with a low variable of the "Grid" persuasion. I have an assets field inside the grid, and I can upload and add the asset just fine, but when I save the Low Variable, the CP never shows ...
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Problem with Grid fields?

I have this kind of code structure. foo and bar are both Grid fields. {if "{foo:total_rows}" > 0 OR "{bar:total_rows}" > 0} {if "{foo:total_rows}" > 0} {foo} {foo:a} ...
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Conditional Variable with Grid Field

I've got a navigation structure where I'm using the Title as the main navigation menu item and then using grid for any submenu items. So what I basically want to do is something like this: {if "{...
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Why can't I get the total row count for my grid field?

I have a Grid field (called 'beneficiaries') that I'm using to hold a list of first names and last names of beneficiaries, but I'm struggling to get a template to output the total number of rows my ...
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Need advice on setting up filter-able photo gallery

I would like to be able to setup a photo gallery on my site that can be filtered by category and subcategory. I like the idea of using the Grid/Matrix fieldtype for each gallery so you can see all ...
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Channel Entry API and Grid field

I'm looking for a way to handle a grid field with the channel entry API. Documentation has nothing, and could barely find anything else online about except for this: Inserting a new Grid row using ...
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File field inside Grid field inside Low Variable - File is not saved

So I've seen similar questions to this one, but they dealt with P&T addons Matrix & Assets. The problem I am experiencing is with EE Native Grid & File fields when they are placed inside ...
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Column Width not working in EE3 Grid field when editing entry

Has anyone worked out how to get the Grid field in EE3 to follow the 'column width' parameters? I have a Grid 'row' that has a WYSIWYG field and I can't work out how to keep it from collapsing down - ...
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Assets in Grid In Low Variables - multiple files

EE 2.10.1 Lv 2.6.1 Assets 2.6 I've got a Low Variables grid with a once cell Assets and in the assets you can upload multiple images. Using this thread I was able to successfully display a single ...
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How to get results from a grid field in low search

I have the field for my grid marked as searchable and the interior fields marked searchable and added to a collection, but I can't get anything inside the grid to show up on a search... I've kept it ...
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Grid field type with 'row_id' variables is not working properly in channel tag

I am using grid type field for express engine channel and i want to show result based to row_id and it was working when i have entered row_ids but it is not working when row_id are not there. for ...
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Field editor breaks grid

I use the "field editor" plugin a lot. But it doesn't seem to work with the new grid fieldtype. So it now just messes up channel fields with grid. I now can't delete the messed up field group. A ...
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Nerdery CP Theme - Grid UI Issue with Reordering Rows?

This is a minor issue and there are surely more important questions to be answered. But I am using the Nerdery CP theme and noticed an issue with the UI of the Grid fieldtype. When I try to reorder ...
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Error when try to add new field: col_settings_tmpl.php

I'm using EE 2.7.3 and I'm getting the following error when trying to create or edit a field: Unable to load the requested file: col_settings_tmpl.php . It seems to be related to the grid field type,...
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Search in Grid field - Relationship

I have a question concerning the function of research in Grid field, specifically on a relationship field. Here's my problem: I have a grid field for a product catalogue, with many fields for each ...
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Count entries with grid

is it possible to total count grid from many entries? Lets say, i have 3 channel entries. Channel 1 entry 1 has 3 grid entries, channel 1 entry 2 has 5 grid entries, channel 1 entry 3 has 7 grid ...
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Channel Form and Grid Images : AJAX

Having an issue where my form is losing all image values on a grid when saving via AJAX. I have the parameters on my channel form as json="yes" include_assets="yes" Is the issue that I'm sending via ...
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Grid/Matrix in Content Elements

I doubt I'm the first person to request this, but it seems such an obvious requirement I can't believe it's not been done as yet. I'm looking at Content Elements, or Blocks I want to be able to place ...
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Relationships/Grid Fieldtype can replace Playa/Matrix?

I am currently using Playa and Matrix to manage multiple relationships and a gallery of images. I am at 2.5.5 and contemplating upgrading to 2.7. I looked at the changelog and I saw the new ...
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Using Grid with File Fields to get thumbnail

I'm using the new Grid system in EE 2.7.3 and trying to create an image gallery with it. Typically I'd use the normal file upload format as a normal file: {image} <img src="{path}_thumbs/{...
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Stash and Multiple Grid Fields Not Populating

Running into strange issue getting content into a Stash list from two grid field. A stripped down version of my code is below. The two grid fields are {meeting_people} and {meeting_faculty}. In the ...
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Error when using Grid field: You are not authorized to perform this action

Getting this error when attempting to use the Grid field: You are not authorized to perform this action Once I switch to another field type, error goes away...
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Using Low Variables and Grid to return a count

I'm building a slideshow using Grid and Low Variables. I have a checkbox to publish or hide the slide. What I can't figure out is how to get a count on the amount of items that are checked. Using ...
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Group Grid entries by custom field

I have a grid field like this: File - Text field - Relationship field Where the file is a document, the text field is the title and the relationship field is the argument. I would like to output ...
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Grid not displaying all the rows

Anybody knows why Grid only displays the first 100 rows. I have a grid with 267 rows in control panel, but when I pulled the grid in my templates, it only shows 100 rows. Does anybody knows why?
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Channel Form file uploads in Matrix/Grid field not working for guest users

I have created a Channel Form that is intended for guest users (not logged in) to submit information including up to two image files. The form uses a Matrix or Grid field (I've tried both) for the ...
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Grid - Column output wrapped in <p> tags

I have a Grid field with four columns Relationship Select Dropdown, Output Formatting = None Select Dropdown, Output Formatting = None Text Input, Output Formatting = None The problem I am having is ...
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Display entries image files in grid field

I've got a grid field called 'images', it has 2 columns in it, a 'files' field, which I've called 'file' and a 'text input' field, which I've called 'caption'. I've got an entry with several images in ...
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Is it possible to populate a select list field from another grid field?

I'm working on a project where the client wants to be able to upload new page background images and then select one for each page/section of the site. A solution I thought might solve this would be ...
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Low Variables & Grid with text input containing http:// gives 403 error on save

EE 2.7.2 LV 2.4.0 I have low variables variable containing a grid with two text inputs and a radio button. In the text input for a link, if I add a link containing http:// and save I get taken to a ...

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