Is it possible to make a conditional admin description? Looking at the
types, it looks like it can be passed a React component, but none of the types seem to pass along
to the function/component which I would need to do this. Is there a way to create a React component that knows about the current
state of the form and can change the description text based on that?
I am aware that the pattern I've chosen that created this problem isn't a great one, but I'm locked in now so I'd like a way to do this.
@TheDunco What about having a custom field type that acts as a description. Then conditions would be able to show/hide that
Oh I suppose that could work as well. And then use the React hooks and/or props if they get passed in to get the
info I need?
I have "solved" this in my case by just having the description worded differently, so it's not a huge deal, but I feel like pretty much everything in the config should be able to accept a function that has access to
Yeah agreed! I'm not sure about the hooks part, but it sounds like it should work?
I almost always use the siblingData versus data, as a side note
one thing we could do is pass the
of the field
that way, you could use the form methods to retrieve
we would not want to just pass in
itself, because we don't want to retrieve that unless we HAVE to
so i'd leave that to your custom component to leverage hooks to retrieve (which you could as long as you had the path)
@TheDunco sounds like a good PR to make
what you'd wanna do is:
1. modify the props of our built-in
component to require the passing of
2. locate all instances of
and update it so that you pass the
3. update the
type to take a
in addition to the
that it takes now
4. update docs of course
Yeah, maybe I'll have some time this weekend to give this a shot!
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