Displaying Multiple Values in an Item Pane Column

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Awasu's Item Pane can display data about the feed items you are displaying in a Channel Summary Template in a sortable column format. You can specify Item Pane columns globally that affect the display of all Channels or you can specify Item Pane columns on a Channel-by-Channel basis.

Awasu's help file can instruct you to


If you need to display multiple values in single Item Pane column you can do so by specifying a tiny {%REPEAT%}{%/REPEAT%} loop in the Item Pane dialog box.

Examples

Categories

To display multiple Category values in a single Item Pane column delimited by commas:

{%REPEAT% category insert=, }{%ITEM-METADATA% category}{%/REPEAT%}

Name the Item Pane column something like "Categories" (notice that's plural).

ItemPaneDialogCategories.jpg

Authors

Similarly, to display multiple Author values in a single Item Pane column delimited by commas:

{%REPEAT% author insert=, }{%ITEM-METADATA% author}{%/REPEAT%}

Name the Item Pane column something like "Authors".

The finished product

Here's what the item pane looks like displaying multiple Categories: Admittedly, there is kind of an extreme example here, as the blog author had written a 'Most popular posts' blog post and attached 11 categories to that single blog post. MultipleCategoriesInItemPane.jpg