Manipulating objects


Manipulating objects depends on whether they are based on the Archetypes subsystem or on the Dexterity subsystem.

For more information, consult the manual of the relevant subsystem:

Reindexing modified objects

After modifying the object, you need to reindex it in the portal_catalog to update the search and listing information.

Cataloging has a quirk regarding the modified metadata: when calling reindexObject on an object, the value for modified in portal_catalog will be set to the time of the reindex, regardless of the value of the modified property of the object.

In order to store the correct value you can do an extra reindex of the object with the modified index as parameter.

First do a normal reindexObject, then call it with the modified index explicitly:


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