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Added aspect OK but value not showing in UI

Question asked by richardgundersen on Feb 21, 2008
Latest reply on Feb 21, 2008 by richardgundersen
Hi

I've got a custom aspect containing one property ('popularity'). In the UI I can see 'Popularity' on the properties page of a document I added. The value is blank.

My Java then tries to populate this value which I do with the following code

1) Get the reference to the document (docId is the filename e.g. Ford.html)

   public Reference getDocument(String docId) throws ServiceException, RemoteException, RepositoryFault, Exception {

      RepositoryServiceSoapBindingStub repositoryService = WebServiceFactory.getRepositoryService();
      String queryString = "@cm\\:name:\"" + docId + "\"";
      Query query = new Query(Constants.QUERY_LANG_LUCENE, queryString);
      QueryResult queryResult = repositoryService.query(STORE, query, false);

      // Display the results
      ResultSet resultSet = queryResult.getResultSet();
      ResultSetRow[] rows = resultSet.getRows();
      Reference reference = null;
      if (rows == null) {
         System.out.println("No query results found.");
      }
      else if(rows.length > 1) {
         throw new Exception("Too many results");
      } else {
         System.out.println("Results from query:");
         outputResultSet(rows);

         // Get the id of the first result
         ResultSetRowNode node = rows[0].getNode();
         String documentId = node.getId();
         
         reference = new Reference(STORE, documentId, null);

      }
      return reference;
   }

2) Now I have the document, add the aspect values


   private void addAspect(Reference reference) {

      // Setting a property
      NamedValue[] specificationProps = new NamedValue[1];
      specificationProps[0] = Utils.createNamedValue("popularity", "Very Popular");      
      String aspectString = Constants.createQNameString("mycompany.cars", "myAspect");
      CMLAddAspect addAspect = new CMLAddAspect(aspectString, specificationProps, new Predicate(new Reference[] { reference }, null, null), "1");

      CML cml = new CML();
      cml.setAddAspect(new CMLAddAspect[] { addAspect });
      UpdateResult[] results = null;
      try {
         results = WebServiceFactory.getRepositoryService().update(cml);
         System.out.println("Aspect Added");
      } catch (RepositoryFault e) {
         // TODO Auto-generated catch block
         e.printStackTrace();
      } catch (RemoteException e) {
         // TODO Auto-generated catch block
         e.printStackTrace();
      }
      
   }

The code runs OK (no exceptions anyhow) but back in the UI, my 'popularity' value is still blank, whereas I was expecting it to say 'Very Popular'.

Just a thought: am I adding the aspect to the right thing??

Please help - thanks

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