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Aug 17, 2011 UPDATE
The basic field tokens have been committed to 7.x-1.0-beta4 release. We are working on part two which involves writing tests for the base-level tokens, and supporting more detailed, nested tokens. For developers looking to start integrating their module's fields with tokens, please read http://drupal.org/node/1252608.
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We need field tokens for Drupal 7. This capability used to be provided by CCK, but CCK was moved into core without this functionality, and Drupal 7 shipped without it in order to meet its release date. This issue is discussing how to add this capability back to Drupal 7, with the advent of the new Field API in D7 core.
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A side note that if you need simple node/term tokens, you should be looking into using the http://drupal.org/project/taxonomy_entity_index. It provides a [node:terms] token so that you can use [node:terms:first] to get the 'first' term associated with a node, just like the Drupal 6 [term-raw] token.
Original report by Deciphered
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It doesn't appear that Fields are exposed to the Tokens system?
Seems like a fairly major oversight to me.
FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] Unable to apply patch 691078-466_same_as_462.field_tokens_remake.patch. Unable to apply patch. See the log in the details link for more information. View
FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] Unable to apply patch 691078-466_same_as_462.field_tokens_0.patch. View
FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] Invalid patch format in 691078-466_same_as_462.field_tokens.patch. View
FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] Unable to apply patch 691078-462-field_tokens_0.patch. View
FAILED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] 0 pass(es), 14 fail(s), and 0 exception(es). View