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From "Danny Robinson" <dannyjrobin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Component to show a floating DIV?
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 20:35:10 GMT
I think both approaches are probably valid.  We've got lots of uses where
we'd only need the in-page version (e.g. display the date picker, select
filters for tables, etc.).  I'll look into an initial in-page version and
see where to take it from there.

D.

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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