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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: improving menus and linking (Was: vague issues with Forrest use)
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2005 14:39:31 GMT
Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> 
> 
>>I have never used it, but i think that that is already
>>possible. Look in a forrest.properties from a seed site:
>>#project.menu-scheme=tab_attributes
>>#project.menu-scheme=directories
> 
> 
>>The former is the default.
> 
> 
>>http://forrest.apache.org/docs_0_80/linking.html#other-menu-selection
>>Directory-based selection
> 
> 
>>However site.xml has two functions: menus and linking.
> 
> 
> As far as I was able to find out, that option will only influence what
> tab is _selected_ depending of the directory that the current page is
> in. It does _not_ make Forrest generate a directory-tree-based navigation
> structure.
> 
> Yet I remember that Ross was pretty close to finishing a plug-in
> for doing that last summer. Ross???
> 


Just in case you missed my overlapping reply (in this thread), it's in 
the resume plugin in whiteboard. My reply here describes how it works.

Ross

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