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Select multiple tags in touch UI AEM 6.2

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Hi Team,

1. How can I store multiple tags in a component's node. I can select multiple tags in dialog but its not saving in JCR node, taking the first selection only.

Below is the screenshot showing all the properties I have used :

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2. My tags data is not pertaining while reediting the component, I don't see the tags selected when I am reopening the dialog but it is stored in component node of jcr, Please help me to resolve this too.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Regards,
SD

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This is not an issue with OOOB tag widget AEM provides. I just tested in AEM 6.2. It works fine.

I have attached screen shots too.

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following are sample tag widget snippets that might help.

<tags

                                                cq:showOnCreate="{Boolean}true"

                                                jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                sling:resourceType="cq/gui/components/common/tagspicker"

                                                allowBulkEdit="{Boolean}true"

                                                allowCreate="{Boolean}true"

                                                cq-msm-lockable="cq:tags"

                                                fieldLabel="Tags"

                                                name="./cq:tags"

                                                renderReadOnly="{Boolean}true"/>

<tags

                    jcr:primaryType="cq:Widget"

                    cls="cq-propsdialog-tags"

                    fieldLabel="Tags/Keywords"

                    name="./cq:tags"

                    xtype="tags"/>

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Level 2

Hi there,

I tried the cq:dialog tags field of page component but still not accepting multiple tags. Its storing the tags as String not as String[] in jcr with single value.

I also used the extra clientlibs of page component but still not working.

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Appreciate your more suggestions.

Thanks,

SD

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Level 5

Never came across this. I tested this again in AEM 6.2 touch ui working fine for me.

smacdonald2008​ any thoughts ?

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I too validated on AEM 6.2 and it works perfectly fine.  Not sure why it is not working for you. Did you take a look the previous's reply by mjb54261515 which talks about an OOTB page (trainage page in geometrixx)? also please compare your custom component's dialog nodes and properties with with the OOTB one which is present in /libs/foundation/components/page/tab_basic/items/basic/items/tags

let us know if you are still running into issues. Also, package your component and upload it here. I will install it on my local and check it out.

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Can you reproduce this on the fresh instance? Also, check the error.logs if the problem still persists.

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Level 2

Hi All,

Thanks all for your responses.

I tried to use tags under multifield, it's creating tags as a string not string[].

I am not able to attach the package so sending you screenshots only:

<questions

                        jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                        sling:resourceType="granite/ui/components/foundation/form/multifield"

                        class="full-width"

                        eaem-nested="">

                        <field

                            jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                            sling:resourceType="granite/ui/components/foundation/form/fieldset"

                            name="./questions">

                            <layout

                                jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                sling:resourceType="granite/ui/components/foundation/layouts/fixedcolumns"

                                method="absolute"/>

                            <items jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured">

                                <column

                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                    sling:resourceType="granite/ui/components/foundation/container">

                                    <items jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured">

                                        <question

                                            jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                            sling:resourceType="cq/gui/components/authoring/dialog/richtext"

                                            fieldLabel="Question :"

                                            name="./question">

                                            <rtePlugins jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured">

                                                <paraformat

                                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                    features="*"/>

                                                <spellcheck

                                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                    features="*"/>

                                                <format

                                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                    features="*"/>

                                                <edit

                                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                    features="*"/>

                                                <findreplace

                                                    jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                                    features="*"/>

                                            </rtePlugins>

                                        </question>

                                        <tags

                                            cq:showOnCreate="{Boolean}true"

                                            jcr:primaryType="nt:unstructured"

                                            sling:resourceType="cq/gui/components/common/tagspicker"

                                            allowBulkEdit="{Boolean}true"

                                            allowCreate="{Boolean}true"

                                            cq-msm-lockable="cq:tags"

                                            fieldLabel="Tags"

                                            name="./cq:tags"

                                            value="String[]"/>

                                    </items>

                                </column>

                            </items>

                        </field>

                    </questions>

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Thanks,

SD

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Level 2

Hi Team,

Can you please retest with selecting multiple tags inside multifield as shown above.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Regards,

SD

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Level 2

If you select only one tag, it will be stored as a String. Once stored as String it will continue to be String (comma separated) even if you try editing the field and adding multiple tags.

Try saving multiple values in the first attempt itself (i.e. before the property exists in AEM).

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Level 2

I selected multiple tags at first edit only but still not saving.

Even in reediting the dialog its not saving in array.

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Level 3

If possible, Please package component and content page and attach to this post. I will try deploying it locally on my local AEM 6.2 instance and determine what is going on.

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Level 5

pls do package it and share google drive link. I will also look into this.

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Level 2

Hi Team,

I am not able to attach package here on forum,

Please tell me how to share the package with you?

Thanks,

SD

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Level 5

@kautuk_sahni - I am facing the same issue in AEM 6.2. Can you tell me what was the fix for this issue? I am using tagspicker inside multifield

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Level 5

Were you able to resolve the issue? if so, can you share the details of the fix?