[Product-Developers] content_type category portlets

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 00:55:19 UTC 2010

On 14 April 2010 23:22, Enrique Perez <eperez at yaco.es> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to assign a portlet to a manager with an assignment of category
> content_type. This is with a vanilla plone-4.0b1-1. The only addition to a
> vanilla plone is, in the portlets.xml of the GS profile of CMFPlone,
> <assignment name="news" category="content_type" key="Folder"
>     manager="plone.rightcolumn" type="portlets.News" visible="True">
>   <property name="count">5</property>
> </assignment>
> and then run the import step. However, after this (and adding a folder and a
> news item), I cannot see the portlet in any Folder object. Inspecting the
> portlet manager, I see that:
> ipdb> manager = getUtility(IPortletManager, name=u"plone.rightcolumn")
> ipdb> manager['content_type']['Folder']
> <plone.app.portlets.storage.PortletAssignmentMapping object at
> 0x2aaaac9c57d0>
> I've got a PortletAssignmentMapping... If I delete it and add a
> PortletCategoryMapping instead, like:
> ipdb> del manager['content_type']['Folder']
> ipdb> manager['content_type']['Folder'] = PortletCategoryMapping()
> ipdb> from plone.app.portlets.portlets.news import Assignment
> ipdb> manager['content_type'][u'Folder']['news'] = Assignment()
> The portlet shows properly in Folders. I'm I missing something, or is this a
> bug?

Sounds like it.

What's the data structure if you do it TTW (types control panel)?
What if you do it TTW and export?


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