Special thanks again to David Lindquist for adding a new feature in the most recent release of ColumNav 1.0, which is the ability for ColumNav widget to load arbitrary HTML in one of its columns. This feature can really enrich the widget to go beyond a tree listing of menu items. Yes. You can certainly […]
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One thing about writing AJAX calls is that you are limited to calling the same server for security reasons. To work around this issue, I gave this proxy a try and it worked for me and saved me time writing my own. The follow-up questions I have about this proxy implementations are: 1. It’s only […]
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I had a lot of fun playing with Animated Collapsible DIV. However, when I wanted to dynamically insert the content of the collapsible DIV, it would not work. I realized that it would only work for static content that doesn’t change on fly. The Collapsible DIV is initialized at page load and doesn’t dynamically change […]
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Rich Text Editor (RTE) is an alternative to dojo.editor. Although its icon set isn’t as cute as ones for dojo.editor, the graphics are certainly changeable. So, you can replace them with your own creative versions. You can turn on or off individual icons for RTE. Dojo.editor also allows such customization when you work with dojo.editor […]
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I just realized that adding a dojo.drawer through jMaki would break dojo.editor. So, I can have one or the other, just not both on the same page. Bummer! I would get the following error message: dojo.uri.cache has no properties I’ll use Collapsible DIV instead! 😉
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When I tried to use jMaki’s dojo.editor, I first thought “Hay this is dojo, so I can just use it the way dojo related documentation stated it, right?” No. jMaki created a wrapper for dojo and the configuration argument doesn’t match 100%. So, After reading across several documentations, here is one trick for configure dojo.editor […]
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It’s amazing that I was able to implement my very own rating AJAX widget. It certainly helped me to better understand what kind of work is needed to make this simple widget work. You can certainly study other existing implementations by click on view source on your favorite browser. Here is one implementation that I […]
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I attempted to to follow this documentation to add a preview panel. I couldn’t get my instance to adopt the preview panel behavior. I even downloaded the example and attempted to view it unmodified. It still doesn’t work. Finally, I download the whole columnav distribution and was able to see a local working copy of […]
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