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How to manipulate a _input->filterSingle variable?

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Marcus, Jul 18, 2013.

  1. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    In ControllerPublic_Forum::actionIndex I want to manipulate _input->filterSingle('node_id') to show threads of a different forum.

    The idea is to call my extended class first, manipulate _input->... and then call XenForo_ControllerPublic_Forum::actionIndex.

    $this->_input->filterSingle('node_id', XenForo_Input::UINT) = $myVariable does not work. Do you know how I could do it?
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    You need to modify the appropriate $_POST or $_GET variables See xf_phantom's solution below before calling parent::actionIndex(); It'll pick up accordingly.
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2013
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  3. xf_phantom

    xf_phantom Well-Known Member

    With $this->getRequest()->setParam('node_id', 100); you'll be able to set a request variarble inside the controller.

    e.g. ( in the proxy class before the parent action is being called, or you could use the _preDispatch method)
    Last edited: Jul 18, 2013
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  4. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    ^ That is an even better and the proper way to do it. (y) Nice find, xf_phantom.
  5. xf_phantom

    xf_phantom Well-Known Member

    That's pre xf 1.2 , right?:D
  6. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    Yes :)) OK I updated my XenForo, I paid for the upgrade a year ago and got the nice license extension. You are indeed a very resourceful and helpful phantom!!
  7. Marcus

    Marcus Well-Known Member

    I just see, XenForo 1.2 has a much cleaner code, ControllerPublic_Forum:actionIndex (1.2 version) is just a fraction of its 1.1 code. Thumbs up !
  8. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Only because the bulk of that code is now in actionForum.

    The index action now handles the rerouting to the custom index controller.
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