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From "Simon Lessard" <simon.lessar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Component to show a floating DIV?
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 16:27:46 GMT
Hmm iframe looks like a nice idea to me indeed.

On 10/25/06, Andrew Robinson <andrew.rw.robinson@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The jenia4faces popupBox and popupFrame as well as the Tomahawk popup
> all have similar functionality.
>
> From the the description of the request, it sounds like Jenia's
> popupFrame would do nicely. It is implemented as an IFRAME so can
> therefore handle its own navigation and a close button, resize button
> and a maximize button. It is really quite nice. I know it isn't part
> of Trinidad, but why re-invent the wheel yet again?
>
> On 10/25/06, Simon Lessard <simon.lessard.3@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I kind of like the idea, it would help going around the popup blocker
> > issues. That being said, there's some design issue to talk about. First,
> how
> > will that pseudo dialog will be populated? Do we want to harmonize it
> with
> > our current dialog framework or not? If not then we could simply place
> the
> > content as child of the div. However, if we want to harmonize it (which
> is
> > better imho) we would have to populate it with another page content.
> This
> > has some problems that I can think of:
> >
> > 1) The navigation must be evaluated (can be handled with some
> > NavigationHandler magic);
> > 2) The page content must be read (Facelets can handle that, but that
> would
> > create a "strong" dependency between Trinidad and Facelets);
> > 3) The Facelets would have to be stripped of the HTML/BODY/HEAD
> generating
> > elements. That one can be painful, we could also use a special
> > ResponseWriter to ignore those elements though;
> > 4) Work out the return events.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > ~ Simon
> >
> > On 10/25/06, Danny Robinson <dannyjrobinson@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Does anyone have any comments on Dave's email below?  I'd like to ask
> for
> > > some direct on this and how it might be achieved wither currently, or
> in
> > > the
> > > future.
> > >
> > > Thx,
> > >
> > > D.
> > >
> > > On 9/15/06, David Brunette <David.Brunette@chordiant.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >      Hi everybody.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >      I have had a look at the Dialog Framework that is available in
> > > > Trinidad.  It looks like a nice way to show the user a small bit of
> > > > content for a short period of time before returning to the original
> > > > page.  While designing our application, we like that... but we are
> > > > hoping to avoid the opening of a new instance of the browser, which
> is
> > > > what the dialog itself really is.  Instead, we would like to show
> that
> > > > small bit of content in a "floating DIV" (I believe that's the right
> > > > term?) that would open and close just like a dialog would.  I
> haven't
> > > > found anything in JSF/Trinidad that will do this for us, so my
> question
> > > > is:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 1)       Is there actually a component out there that allows us to
> show
> > > > content in a floating DIV, and I've just overlooked it?
> > > >
> > > > 2)       If not, would it spark enough interest to eventually come
> up
> > > > with one?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >      I'm interested in anybody's thoughts about this.  Thanks...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Dave
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Chordiant Software Inc.
> > > www.chordiant.com
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>

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