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Displaying aspect metadata

Add the properties and associations defined on aspects by adding them to the list of fields to show for a type. The aspects that appear can be defined on a type by type basis, and you can control the ordering of the fields.
  1. Open the <web-extension>\share-config-custom.xml file.

    Note: While you can configure the aspect metadata by directly editing the share-config-custom.xml file in <web-extension>. It is also possible to deploy custom configurations via JARs or AMPs.
  2. Enter the configuration for custom types.

    The following example configuration shows the cm:from and cm:to properties for the cm:effectivity aspect.

    
    <config evaluator="node-type" condition="cm:content">
       <forms>
          <form>
             <field-visibility>
                <show id="cm:name" />
                <show id="cm:title" force="true" />
                <show id="cm:description" force="true" />
                <show id="mimetype" />
                <show id="cm:author" force="true" />
                <show id="size" for-mode="view" />
                <show id="cm:creator" for-mode="view" />
                <show id="cm:created" for-mode="view" />
                <show id="cm:modifier" for-mode="view" />
                <show id="cm:modified" for-mode="view" />
    
                <!-- cm:effectivity aspect -->
                <show id="cm:from"/>
                <show id="cm:to"/>
             </field-visibility>
          </form>
       </forms>
    </config>
    
    
  3. Add custom aspects to the default configuration by overriding the configuration.

    The following example shows how to add the fields of an example aspect to all forms for the cm:content type.

              
    <config evaluator="node-type" condition="cm:content">
       <forms>
          <form>
             <field-visibility>
                <!-- fields from my example aspect -->
                <show id="my:aspectProperty" />
                <show id="my:aspectAssociation" />
             </field-visibility>
          </form>
       </forms>
    </config>
    
    

    This will apply the aspects to all cm:content nodes.

  4. Save the file.
  5. It is also possible to have the fields appear for any type of node to which the aspect is applied. For example, you may wish to display the my:aspectProperty and my:aspectAssociation fields for any type of node to which the my:customAspect is applied:

              
    <config evaluator="aspect" condition="my:customAspect">
       <forms>
          <form>
             <field-visibility>
                <!-- fields from my example aspect -->
                <show id="my:aspectProperty" />
                <show id="my:aspectAssociation" />
             </field-visibility>
          </form>
       </forms>
    </config>
    
    

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