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From Ethan Jewett <esjew...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Modal Dialogs: Getting there
Date Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:42:40 GMT
Whoops! I just created ESME-186 and attached it there:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ESME-186

Ethan

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 8:32 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Ethan Jewett <esjewett@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 4:58 AM, Richard Hirsch <hirsch.dick@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > What I'd like to do is use JQuery tool tips to display the help. I just
>> > finished converting the action page and just deleted the help.
>>
>> That sounds just about perfect!
>>
>> > Good luck.  Do you have suggestion of how to display a long url? Maybe
>> with
>> > a mouse-over that displays the fulltext.
>>
>> I think for starters we could drop the # of clicks and get away from a
>> table-based model to a list-based model in the html. That helps
>> compact things a bit and gives us more ability to use CSS for managing
>> text display. The next step is to force wrapping, which to the best of
>> my knowledge is not really possible in CSS2. Fortunately CSS3 has the
>> "word-wrap:break-word" style, which does exactly what we want.
>>
>> I've attached a mock-up done using CSS3 using this approach. What do you
>> think?
>>
>
> Email it to me directly, since the esme-dev mailing deamon usually kills
> attachments.
> Or attach it to JIRA-100 item.
>
>
>> As a last resort, if we can't find a way to extend this to non-CSS3
>> browsers, we could probably do some fancy JS or something to insert
>> spaces into the text representation of the link, allowing it to wrap.
>>
>> >
>> > What about creating dialogs but not modal dialogs.
>> >
>>
>> I think modal dialogs and normal dialogs suffer from the same
>> disadvantages in this situation.
>>
>> Ethan
>>
>

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