That may work but it means that I'll have to add N categories for each
hierarchical library with N items in it.
What do you think about subobjects? I don't know if I can bind
together two subobjects with a property... can I?
Yury Katkov, WikiVote
On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 9:59 PM, Yaron Koren <email@example.com> wrote:
> You can do that in Semantic Forms already with the "category" and
> "categories" input types. Those require the CategoryTree extension to be
> installed, and they only work with categories. However, you can create a set
> of categories just for the sake of creating an SF input - the template
> doesn't need to add the page to the category selected; it can treat the
> selected value as just a normal property value. That would be a hack, but
> then again, categories are a very convenient way of defining hierarchies
> within MediaWiki.
> If there were going to be an SMW-based way of defining hierarchy, though, I
> would think that, yes, it would require creating a separate page for each
> item. It may seem like overkill, but I can't think of another way to do it.
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:43 AM, Yury Katkov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Hi !
>> We're trying to create a form input for semantic forms that will allow
>> users to pick the value of a field from the hierarchy (tree). For
>> example we have hierarchical list of employee key competences that are
>> structured like this:
>> 1. Withstand the negative health effects
>> 1.1. Withstand the negative weather effects
>> 1.1.1 Withstand the wind
>> 1.1.2. Withstand the fire
>> 1.2. Withstand the negative psychological atmosphere
>> ... and so on.
>> We want to support such hierarchies and now are searching for a
>> flexible way for that. We want such hierarchies to be input from the
>> Semantic Forms and to be collapsible lists in the 'filtered' format.
>> Of course, our desire is that these objects be native to SMW, but it
>> seems unnecessary to to generate one page per hierarchy item
>> Any ideas on how to better represent such trees in SMW?
>> Yury Katkov, WikiVote
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