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July 21, 2010

Embedded cck add forms

I've scene remarkably little on embedding a node add form within another but I've been looking into it using Panels to accomplish this. There is a way to have to different node add forms on the same page but the trick is that the lower form is the one that is actually created when you hit submit.

Another problem is that you cannot add specific fields, only the entire form. This issue is supposedly the working are for this feature but you'll notice the comment indicates it is frozen.

Also, here's a relevant comment from MerlinOfChaos.

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Below here are old notes:

I haven't reached a conclusion on this topic but here is what I've found thus far:

Put the form in a block and have it show up on specific nodes: http://drupal.org/node/152924

Embedded CCK node form in collapsible fieldset: http://thedrupalblog.com/embedded-cck-node-form-collapsible-fieldset

Subform element module: http://drupal.org/project/subform_element and documentation: http://drupal.org/node/133725 and

A post "Creating a custom link to prepopulate the Create content form": http://drupal.org/node/416276

Custom content type which contains a list of another content type: http://drupal.org/node/161257

The whitehouse.gov module, node embed: http://drupal.org/project/node_embed

Multiple nodes from single node submission in Drupal: http://www.advomatic.com/blogs/jonathan-delaigle/multiple-nodes-single-node-submission

Nested fieldgroup's in CCK, not too relevant but this is the longest forum I've seen on drupal.org thus far: http://drupal.org/node/300084

Embedding CCK content type create form in your page: http://drupal.org/node/464906

I got several leads from here:
http://groups.drupal.org/node/36814

Posted by kkwaiser at July 21, 2010 04:21 PM

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