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From "David Sean Taylor (JIRA)" <jetspeed-...@portals.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (JS2-634) edit_defaults custom portlet mode
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2007 17:58:04 GMT

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David Sean Taylor commented on JS2-634:
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Damn I let this one slip, simply forgot about it. The problem was it was not assigned to me.
We are planning to release 2.1.1 Friday July 6, I can't see how I can get this coded up that
soon, not with all the other features and bug fixes I have promised others.

> edit_defaults custom portlet mode
> ---------------------------------
>
>                 Key: JS2-634
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JS2-634
>             Project: Jetspeed 2
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>          Components: Customizer, PSML
>    Affects Versions: 2.1
>            Reporter: Vitaly Baranovsky
>
> There is a wish for implementing "edit_defaults" custom portlet mode as descripted in
JSR168 portlet specification:
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> PLT.A.3 Edit_defaults Portlet Mode
> The edit_defaults portlet mode signifies that the portlet should render a screen to set
the default values for the modifiable preferences that are typically changed in the EDIT screen.
Calling this mode requires that the user must have administrator rights. Therefore, only the
portal can create links for changing the portlet mode into edit_defaults.
> Portlet developers should implement the edit_defaults portlet mode functionality by
> overriding the doDispatch method of the GenericPortlet class and checking for
> PortletMode("edit_defaults ").
> In the deployment descriptor the support for the edit_defaults portlet mode must be
> declared using
> <portlet-app>
> ...
> <portlet>
> ...
> <supports>
> ...
> <portlet-mode> edit_defaults </portlet-mode>
> </supports>
> ...
> </portlet>
> ...
> <custom-portlet-mode>
> <name> edit_defaults </name>
> </custom-portlet-mode>
> ...
> </portlet-app>
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> There is number of situations when there is need of different default preferences for
same portlet type. There is a problem to change default preferences by administrator now.
Because he must to edit psml files manually, without graphical interface.
> For example, i want my portal shows to all users rss feeds from bbc and cnn with RSS
Portlets at main page of my portal. But administrators of my portal needs to know psml format
to change read-only preferences, and they can't do it thru grafical interface.
> So, I think, many people wishes for edit_defaults portlet mode.
> So, this jira record is wish for edit_defaults portlet mode

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