kinglozzer/silverstripe-columnedlist

An SS_ListDecorator to facilitate stacking data vertically in columns

1.0.1 2015-01-12 15:10 UTC

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An SS_ListDecorator to facilitate stacking data vertically in columns. Supports left and right “weighting”.

Example:

class Page_Controller extends Controller {

    public function ColumnData() {
        return ColumnedList::create($this->SomeDataList());
    }

}
<% loop ColumnData.Stacked(3) %>
    <div style="float: left">
        <h3>Column {$Pos}</h3>
        <ul>
            <% loop Children %>
                <li>Item {$Pos}</li>
            <% end_loop %>
        </ul>
    </div>
<% end_loop %>

Assuming SomeDataList() contains 5 items, the output would be:

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Item 1 Item 3 Item 5 Item 2 Item 4

“Right-heavy” stacking:

Using the same above example:

<% loop ColumnData.Stacked(3, 'Children', 0) %>
    <div style="float: left">
        <h3>Column {$Pos}</h3>
        <ul>
            <% loop Children %>
                <li>Item {$Pos}</li>
            <% end_loop %>
        </ul>
    </div>
<% end_loop %>

Assuming SomeDataList() contains 5 items, the output would be:

Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Item 1 Item 2 Item 4 Item 3 Item 5