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From Joseph Paterson <joseph.pater...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Custom style in table view
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2012 05:41:15 GMT
Perfect - thanks a bunch!

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Roger and Beth Whitcomb <
RogerandBeth@rbwhitcomb.com> wrote:

>  You probably would want a custom cell renderer.  You can start with the
> Tutorial on custom TableViews here:
> http://pivot.apache.org/tutorials/table-views.custom.html
>
> What you would end up writing is a small class that subclasses
> TableViewCellRenderer or implements TableView.CellRenderer.  There are
> several predefined ones you could use as examples such as
> TableViewCheckboxCellRenderer or TableViewTextAreaCellRenderer.  The basic
> idea is that a renderer does what it takes to display its contents when
> asked.  It can be implemented using another Pivot control (such as a Label)
> that does the heavy lifting of doing the drawing and size calculations.  To
> do the coloring, you would just set styles on your Label depending on the
> value.
>
> HTH.  Thanks for using Pivot and feel free to ask if you need more help.
>
> ~Roger
>
>
> On 6/3/12 6:17 PM, Joseph Paterson wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>
>   I'm building a TableView using apache-pivot that will have some cells
> that will contain a currency value (or '-' if the value is null). For
> visual feedback I'd like the text to appear in green if the value is zero
> or positive, and in red if the value is negative. I'm not quite sure where
> to start with this - any pointers?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Joseph.
>
>

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