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From H.vanderLin...@MI.unimaas.nl
Subject RE: HTMLarea and Tabbed layout
Date Tue, 23 Nov 2004 09:04:05 GMT
I'm working on it.

Bye, Helma

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Hohls [mailto:DHohls@csir.co.za] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 November, 2004 07:06
> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
> Subject: RE: HTMLarea and Tabbed layout
> 
> 
> Hugo
> 
> We appreciate the time taken to follow this one through;
> as before, my point stands - can we not upgrade the 
> exisitng Cocoon stylesheets to ensure that htmlArea in 
> Cocoon *as shipped* can work properly with tables (now
> that we know its possible).
> 
> Derek
> 
> >>> hugob@xs4all.nl 2004/11/22 10:41:07 PM >>>
> 
> Hello,
> 
> To add some more details:
> 
> I remenber from a HTMLArea faq that the HTMLArea.replace() 
> function is causing the problem.
> 
> In every <td> cell in IE hit by this problem, there is a Javascript
> HTMLArea.replace() call following the <textarea/> element.
> The only thing that has to be modified to the CForms 
> stylesheets is to move this call to the "onLoad" of the <body> tag.
> 
> I just did this little experiment.
> - I produced a file from my CForms pipeline that was OK in 
> Firefox and not OK on IE (three HTMLArea fields in <td> 
> cells). IE did show the toolbar only.
> - I did a save source as HTML in the browser and saved it as 
> a .html file
> - I added a resource mapping  for this *.html to my pilepline
> - I loaded the *. html file in IE: same problem.
> - I loaded the html file in an editor and moved the 
> HTMLArea.replace() calls to the onLoad of the body.
> - I reloaded the *. html file in IE, and now it was working OK.
> - So it is working OK when your <textarea/> elements are in 
> the <td> element. But your HTMLArea.replace() calls must be in onload.
> - The solution that works for IE is also working for FireFox 
> (I tested with Mozilla 1.7).
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> 
> Hugo Burm
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl
> > [mailto:H.vanderLinden@MI.unimaas.nl] 
> > Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 11:54 AM
> > To: users@cocoon.apache.org 
> > Subject: RE: HTMLarea and Tabbed layout
> >
> >
> > Derek,
> >
> > the fact that HTMLarea does not work under IE(6), comes from a
> timing
> > problem. In detail: the HTMLarea is rendered before the table cell 
> > containing the textarea is. Since I'm stuck with tables 
> myself, I need 
> > to solve this too. My questions concerning this resulted in
> > suggestions to
> > modify the forms_onload handler to include your own modified
> > HTMLarea loader
> > function.
> >
> > I haven't yet thoroughly tracked all of them down, but I don't mind 
> > you beating me on this. :-)
> >
> > Bye, Helma
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Derek Hohls [mailto:DHohls@csir.co.za]
> > > Sent: Monday, 22 November, 2004 08:06
> > > To: users@cocoon.apache.org 
> > > Subject: HTMLarea and Tabbed layout
> > >
> > >
> > > Its now been established that HTMLarea does *not*
> > > work under IE6 when using tables... see:
> > >
> >
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-users&m=109203952322577&w=2
> 
> > > and that page layout needs to be achieved through
> > > <div> tags instead: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon->
> > users&m=109203952322577&w=2
> > >
> > > While its simple enough to do for simple page layouts,
> > > its more problematic when using the built-in Cocoon
> > > stylesheets to render templates specified, for example,
> > > with:
> > > <fi:styling layout="rows"/>
> > > as the stylesheets use the "archaic" approach of tables
> > > to achieve page layout, requiring a rewrite of a number
> > > of templates.
> > >
> > > Before I tackle this myself, I wondered if anyone else had
> > > attempted this (and would be willing to share code) and,
> > > also, if we should not look at "upgrading" the default sheets
> > > supplied with the Cocoon installation in order to ensure
> > > that (a) all the components play nicely together and (b)
> > > support a more standards-compliant approach to page rendering?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Derek
> > >
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