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From Dário Luís Coneglian Oliveros <>
Subject RE: [jelly] swing example
Date Sun, 06 Nov 2005 21:43:36 GMT
Hi Hans,
I was able to reproduce the problem in a very simple Jelly script. See it below:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<j:jelly xmlns:j="jelly:core" xmlns:sw="jelly:swing" xmlns:log="jelly:log">
  <sw:action var="exitAction" name="Exit">
      <log:info>EXIT action!</log:info>      
  <sw:frame title="Jelly Swing" var="frame" location="100,100" size="450,300">

Whenever I run this script, the action is always executed in the first place.
Any help will be appreciated.

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Hans Gilde [] 
	Sent: Sun 11/6/2005 4:26 AM 
	To: 'Jakarta Commons Users List' 
	Subject: RE: [jelly] swing example

	I cannot reproduce this behavior of having action tags executed immediately.
	I've checked in a test for this behavior as well (which passes).
	My guess is that you're defining the action tag incorrectly, could you
	attach a Jelly snippet that reproduces the problem?
	-----Original Message-----
	From: Dário Luís Coneglian Oliveros []
	Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 3:36 PM
	To: Jakarta Commons Users List
	Subject: RE: [jelly] swing example
	Hi Paul,
	Thanks for the tips.
	However I am still having problem getting the swing to work. :-(
	I tried to use the code snippet about the System.exit, but it didn´t work.
	Regarding the CardLayout, I couldn´t find its tag in the jelly swing
	documentation. Do you happen to have an example about how to use it ?
	One thing I´ve noticed when using Jelly Swing is that any action you define
	in the jelly script is always executed as of the script startup, even though
	an event is not triggered yet. Do you know if this is an expected behaviour
	? I thought any action would be executed only if an event associated to it
	was activated.
	Regarding your reloadable strategy, I think it would be great to have
	something like that. We can discuss it later if you wish.
	Thanks a bunch.
	-----Original Message-----
	From: Paul Libbrecht []
	Sent: quinta-feira, 3 de novembro de 2005 10:15
	To: Jakarta Commons Users List
	Subject: Re: [jelly] swing example
	Le 3 nov. 05, à 11:46, Dário Luís Coneglian Oliveros a écrit :
	> I was wondering if anyone could help me get some of my Jelly Swing
	> questions answered.
	> 1) Considering my swing appl has two menu items and one main panel, is
	> it possible to change the panel content according to the menu item
	> selected ?
	You might give a try with a CardLayout, or ?
	> 3) Is there any command to quit a Jelly Swing application ? Couldn´t
	> find any sample on the web that does that.
	Would the following work ?
	<j:invokeStatic className="java.lang.System" method="exit">
	There is also a quit in the swing-demo.
	> 2) Let´s say a panel has a text field and a button. When pressing the
	> button, a request is sent with the text field value. How can I show
	> the response in the panel ?
	This is not easy, I feel. I've been working on reloadable swing
	components for a while where a script would be run again in order to
	populate the pane but I didn't come with a final solution.
	I know that you can get a similar effect by doing a bit more method
	invocations and variable assignments.
	My intent for reloadable component is, indeed, to have each component
	behave as a browser frame and request to re-run a population-script
	along a target.
	Just thinking out loud, I seem to encounter that the following might be
	   <sw:panel var="myList"/>
	and somewhere else (e.g. as a child of action:
	<sw:target name="panel">
	That is, we would introduce a "target" element that would allow an
	component to be cleared than repopulated by its content...
	This seems suddenly pretty easy to implement compared to the
	"reloadable" kind of things I expected. Would it fit your task ?
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