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From "Steve Vangasse" <st...@boardshop.co.uk>
Subject Re: MenuModel issues
Date Mon, 09 Oct 2006 10:02:08 GMT
If you dig around in the trinidad code you should find the new css 
selectors. Since I'm not using panelPage tabs and menu bar at the moment I 
haven't got them to hand.

Steve Vangasse

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sonja Löhr" <sonjaloehr@arcor.de>
To: <adffaces-user@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, October 09, 2006 10:24 AM
Subject: RE: MenuModel issues


> Hi, Günther and Steve!
>
> Thank you very much for your tips!
>
> In the meanwhile I played around with the aliasList and it had indeed some
> effect - on the starting page at least ;-).
>
> In some document I also found a recommendation that the navigation-rules
> also shoult reflect the very same thing, such that I should multiplicate 
> my
> navigation-cases for each submenu (most of them were mapped to "*").
>
> But do you really see any abstraction or even simplification if we specify
> view-ids over and over again to get any possible state of the app 
> displaying
> the right menu options? Since I'm using Facelets I had 
> subtemplate-specific
> menu parts anyway (before trying trinidad), so it is just about the
> "selected" style for me.
>
> When I'll have successfully explored all the other interesting components,
> I'll return to the menus, perhaps things will have changed completely in 
> the
> meanwhile ;-)
>
> @Steve:
> As you see in my other post, there is also an issue concerning skinning: 
> The
> <tr:panelPage> Menu-Facets use new CSS-selectors whereas with <tr:page> 
> you
> get the "old" (??) selectors ...
>
> Greetings !
>
> sonja
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Günther, Thorsten [mailto:Thorsten.Guenther@medocino.de]
>> Sent: Montag, 9. Oktober 2006 10:07
>> To: adffaces-user@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: AW: MenuModel issues
>>
>> Hi Sonja,
>>
>> I assume the "vanishing" problem you describe is exactly what
>> you need the aliaslist for. The menue model can't know what
>> branch of the tree to open if the current page is not part of
>> the tree. So you give aliases to pages that should not
>> display in any menue but should (keep) open a branch of the tree.
>>
>>         <value>/components/page_p1.jspx</value>
>>         <value>#{navItem_a2b1.viewId}</value>
>> = if /components/page_p1.jspx is displayed show the menue as
>> if element navItem_a2b1 was displayed
>>
>>
>> As for global menue: I find that a bit wired too. My solution
>> is to have a hidden (not rendered) element be the root for my
>> logical top-level menue at level 2. Drawback is that the
>> branch containing my top-level menue is left when the user
>> clicks on "help". You have to provide a link on the help-page
>> to allow the user to get back to the main application.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Thorsten
>>
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Sonja Löhr [mailto:sonjaloehr@arcor.de]
>> Gesendet: Sonntag, 8. Oktober 2006 13:04
>> An: adffaces-user@incubator.apache.org
>> Betreff: MenuModel issues
>>
>>
>> Hi, all!
>>
>> My first post - on my third day to trinidad.
>> I already read that I'm not the only one not understanding
>> the MenuModel
>> stuff ...
>> My <tr:page> opens a submenu when I click a parent menu
>> element, but if I'm
>> going further down in the hierarchy, all submenus vanish again?
>> Did someone understand what to do whith that "aliaslist" from the
>> example-faces-config?
>>
>> And: Why is the "global menu" the root of the model
>> hierarchy? Is there any
>> possibility to "start" the hierarcy in, say, the
>> navigation1-facet? There
>> are some links I would like to have as "globalMenu", but these are no
>> starting points for navigating the hierarchy but merely things like
>> "logout", "help", ....
>>
>> VERY confusing ....
>>
>> Thanks for any hints, suggestions or samples!
>>
>> sonja
>>
>>
>>
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