[Seaside] Help understanding WATableReport

Jon Paynter kittle at mail.yans.net
Fri Aug 27 16:37:03 CEST 2004

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From: "C. David Shaffer" 
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 08:44:34 -0400

>Avi Bryant wrote:
>> On Aug 24, 2004, at 4:01 PM, Dan Winkler wrote:
>> Yes, that would be a good addition.  To be honest, I haven't used 
>> TableReport for quite a while and so it's been stagnating.  If someone 
>> is actually using it and wants to improve it, I'd be happy to 
>> integrate some patches.
>> Avi
>I have started to write up the tutorial presented by Dan and Rado which 
>includes some improvements to this class.  You can find the incomplete 
>version at http://www.cdshaffer.com/david/Seaside/WATableReport/
>The two things which are missing which I just added to my version are a 
>CSS and optional visual indicator of which column is the active sort 
>column and support for rendering images (or arbitrary html) in cells.  
>These are not in the form of patches but as new subclasses.  I don't 
>address the sorting issue raised by Dan but I'd be happy to look at it 
>since I do use WATableReport in several places and more sophisticated 
>sorting would definitely be a nice feature.

Good stuff there!

Including a screenshot or html extract of the rendered page would help a lot then us n00bs can get an idea of what is possible.

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