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How to show list of new contents using description instead of cutting first few words from body

Topics: Customizing Orchard
Aug 29, 2012 at 6:41 PM

I have created new content type Special Offer that has Body. Then have created new Querry that shows list of offers, then have created a Projection to show that list of offers based on query. Everything looks good.

Now that list shows Title, Publishing Date and first few words from Body.

How I can customize that Projection will show that list in a liitle bit different way, and instead of showing first few words from Body to show Description. Description is a summary of what is presented in Body. The problem is that first words from body does not always properly shows what special offer is about as it should.

Looks like I have to add a new Fireld to my content type

Sep 13, 2012 at 12:36 AM

What layout are you using?