> My interpretation fields seem to miss some functionality:
Looks like you have identified a bug here. I presume this is a problem
on the data_entry page, when using the 'minimiser' (the function that
minimises the forms until you press on the titles in the right panel)?
It looks like that little '[ed]' button needs to send some more
variables to the querystring to let the minimiser know which form
should be open. I have added this bug to the trac buglist and we
should get a fix sorted soon.
In the meantime if you don't want to edit it in phpMyAdmin - you can
view that context in the micro_view page and edit the subform there -
the [ed] button should work in micro_view.
> Secondly, I would like to create a subform for a date field "date
> excavated". What subform type should I use?
This can be done with the sf_event (http://ark.lparchaeology.com/wiki/index.php/Sf_event
). An event can be either a date and action or both together. Scroll
to the bottom of http://ark.lparchaeology.com/wiki/index.php/Field_settings.php
for an explanation of how to set up your event field. Remember you
need to setup your date field first, but you can then wrap it into an
Hope this helps