Using CB Substitution within Query field

6 months 3 weeks ago - 6 months 3 weeks ago #316227 by wbuk
We are wondering if you could tell us why this isn't working. We have a Query Drop Down (Single Select) field called cb_class. Within its Query Parameter, we have:
SELECT DISTINCT `cb_class` FROM `wbedu_comprofiler` WHERE `cb_school` = '[cb:userdata field="cb_school" user="#displayed" /]'

Nothing shows in the dropdown. But if query changed to:
SELECT DISTINCT `cb_class` FROM `wbedu_comprofiler` WHERE `cb_school` = 'Demo School'

or
SELECT DISTINCT `cb_class` FROM `wbedu_comprofiler` WHERE `cb_school` = '[cb:userdata field="cb_school" user="#me" /]'


It works fine. If [cb:userdata field="cb_school" user="#displayed" /] is put anywhere else, it displays Demo School. So we are not sure why the first query isn't working?

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6 months 3 weeks ago #316228 by wbuk
Replied by wbuk on topic Using CB Substitution within Query field
Scratch that. We could have used the substitution [cb:userfield field="cb_school" /] which worked perfectly.

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6 months 3 weeks ago #316238 by krileon
Replied by krileon on topic Using CB Substitution within Query field
#displayed is a special user parameter value for substitutions. It only applies to profile view. It's not set anywhere else. So using it outside of profiles for example will not work. In most cases however it shouldn't be necessary as for example all fields substitutions always use the profile owner as the substitution source so just using substitutions without the user parameter will give you the expected result.


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