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From Juan Jose Pablos <che...@che-che.com>
Subject Re: Menu questions
Date Tue, 05 Aug 2003 08:07:12 GMT
Jeff,
How difficult could be to have both types of menus and a switch to 
activate one or another?

Cheers,
Cheche


Jeff Turner wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 06:42:37PM -0400, Brett Presnell wrote:
> 
>>In message <20030801132512.GB3997@expresso.localdomain> you write:
>>
>>>How does this look:
>>>
>>>http://cvs.apache.org/~jefft/forrest/samples/hidden-menus-site/
>>>
>>>It's a modified 'forrest seed' site, where page[1-5].html pages have a
>>>customized menu, showing their page*.html peers and index.html 'parent';
>>>for example:
>>>
>>>http://cvs.apache.org/~jefft/forrest/samples/hidden-menus-site/page1.html
>>>
>>>Is this more or less what you're after?
>>
>>Yes, very much so.  I'm feeling guilty that you spent your time doing
>>this, but thanks very much.
> 
> 
> ;) I'm trying to build up a library of useful sample modifications.
> 
> 
>>I think that I need to understand Forrest's menu generation better
>>anyway -- by playing around with site.xml, I'm able to make some things
>>happen that I just don't understand.  Maybe this will help me get
>>started.
> 
> 
> The practical aspects of menu generation are described here:
> 
> http://forrestbot.cocoondev.org/sites/xml-forrest/linking.html
> 
> The actual mechanics of it, in the sitemap, is described at:
> 
> http://forrestbot.cocoondev.org/sites/xml-forrest/sitemap-ref.html#menu_xml_generation
> 
> The best way to learn the sitemap is by experimentation with a live site
> ('forrest run &'; browse http://localhost:8888; tinker with
> build/webapp/*.xmap).  Each intermediate step in page production is
> visible:
> 
> http://localhost:8888/index.html
>   http://localhost:8888/body-index.html
>   http://localhost:8888/tab-index.html
>   http://localhost:8888/menu-index.html
>     http://localhost:8888/book-index.html
>       http://localhost:8888/menulinks-index.html
> 
> There is some XSLT black magic in the menulinks pipeline (in menu.xmap),
> where site.xml is first processed.
> 
> --Jeff
> 
> 
>>Thanks again.
>>
>>-- 
>>Brett Presnell
>>Department of Statistics
>>University of Florida
>>http://www.stat.ufl.edu/~presnell/
>>
>>"We don't think that the popularity of an error makes it the truth."
>>   -- Richard Stallman



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