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UPDATE: split each day into its own repeatable region and used buffers to do it, as described in this post: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=9302

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Hi, I'm trying to use repeatable regions to remake the calendar shown here: http://arielkarass.com/yoga/

(Note: I wrote some crazy CSS that splits the desktop calendar into as many columns as there are days, and I'm trying to preserve that dynamic design)

I have the repeatable fields working in the admin: http://arielkarass.com/yoga-test/

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<cms:show_repeatable 'classes'>
 
        <div class="column">
          <ul class="day">
             <li class="day-name"><cms:show day /></li>
             <li class="instance">
               <time><cms:show start_time />&ndash;<cms:show end_time /></time>
               <strong><cms:show studio_name /></strong>
               <cms:if "<cms:not_empty class_link />" ><a href='<cms:show class_link />'></cms:if>
                 <cms:show class_title />
              <cms:if "<cms:not_empty class_link />" ></a></cms:if>
             </li>
          </ul>
        </div>
     
</cms:show_repeatable>


But I need to figure out some logic that says "If classes exist on [day], then create a column, add the day name, and then loop through all the classes"

Is this even possible? THANKS
For others coming across this thread later, following is the desired output -
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@heinze, while what you wish is definitely possible with some convoluted buffering logic, I suggest you take the simpler route of using the 'mosaic' instead for this use-case -
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=11105

Define a single 'tile' with two child editable-regions -
a. a dropdown showing the weekdays
b. a repeatable-region with fields for classes

So now you can add individual 'days' with their classes as rows.
If a day has no classes, delete that day (e.g. the output shown in the image above will have 5 rows in the mosaic).

This will make it easier on the frontend to just iterate through the 'tiles' (i.e. days) and then iterate through the 'repeatable-regions' (i.e. the classes) within.

How does that sound?
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