Output an Attribute of Type Asset -

Dermot Butterfield - 14 June 2019


Output an Attribute of Type Asset

In the example below we set up the assets as in Assign Asset Attribute to a Variable and Output to Screen and assign them to the output variable named pageID.

In the second section we are calling the render:calltemplate tag to render the template you specify.  The template we are calling in this example is /SideNavTopLinks the / is used to denote a Typeless template.  Most Templates used will be without the / and so will be Typed  templates.  We feed the pageID var into the cid attribute of the render:calltemplate tag. 

In the example below we close the tag but it is also possible to use a self-closing tag e.g. <render:calltemplate..... /> or <render:calltemplate ...></render:calltemplate>. In this example I am rendering a MenuLink which is an arrribute of my Asset.  I am using the tempate called myLinks to display this asset.

<assetset:setasset name="pageMenuAsset" type="MenuLink" id="<%=ics.GetVar("MenuListID")%>"/>	
<assetset:getattributevalues name="pageMenuAsset" typename="Ass" attribute="MenuLinkPage" listvarname="MenuLinkPageList"/>
<ics:listget listname="MenuLinkPageList" fieldname="value" output="pageID" />
<render:calltemplate tname="/myLinks"

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