Model Configuration Association Functions void model
Sets up a
belongsTo association between this model and the specified one.
Use this association when this model contains a foreign key referencing another model.
|name||string||Yes||Gives the association a name that you refer to when working with the association (in the
|modelName||string||No||Name of associated model (usually not needed if you follow CFWheels conventions because the model name will be deduced from the
|foreignKey||string||No||Foreign key property name (usually not needed if you follow CFWheels conventions since the foreign key name will be deduced from the
|joinKey||string||No||Column name to join to if not the primary key (usually not needed if you follow CFWheels conventions since the join key will be the table's primary key/keys).|
|joinType||string||No||inner||Use to set the join type when joining associated tables. Possible values are
// Specify that instances of this model belong to an author. (The table for this model should have a foreign key set on it, typically named `authorid`.) belongsTo("author"); // Same as above, but because we have broken away from the foreign key naming convention, we need to set `modelName` and `foreignKey`. belongsTo(name="bookWriter", modelName="author", foreignKey="authorId");