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feature #3124 Add note about the property attribute (Property Accesso…

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This PR was submitted for the 2.2 branch but it was merged into the 2.3 branch instead (closes #3124).


Add note about the property attribute (Property Accessor)

I think we must document the fact that propety is a path which is evaluted by the PropertyAccessor component.


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weaverryan committed Mar 18, 2014
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@@ -118,6 +118,20 @@ This is the property that should be used for displaying the entities
as text in the HTML element. If left blank, the entity object will be
cast into a string and so must have a ``__toString()`` method.
.. note::
The ``property`` option is the property path used to display the option. So you
can use anything supported by the
:doc:`PropertyAccessor component </components/property_access/introduction>`
For example, if the translations property is actually an associative array of
objects, each with a name property, then you could do this::
$builder->add('gender', 'entity', array(
'class' => 'MyBundle:Gender',
'property' => 'translations[en].name',

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