[Seaside] (javascript) component needed for pop-up menus

David Shaffer cdshaffer at acm.org
Mon Nov 7 19:36:15 CET 2005

Cees De Groot wrote:

>As  you may or may not know/care/be interested in, I'm, err, dabbling
>a bit with the Seaside/Mewa/Magma combo and an eat-your-own-dogfood
>project called 'Nags' (http://de-1.tric.nl/seaside/sqp/nags).
>To show off, I want to spice up the central bugs table a bit by
>including a drop-down-indicator arrow icon (like on the RHS of your
>average combo box) on top of every column, which, when clicked, shows
>the set of entries in that column. When you select an entry, the idea
>is that a submit happens and the table gets filtered with all the
>matching entries for that column. That needs to be indicated somehow
>(I'll manage that ;)) and all the other 'filter dropdowns' then are
>updated to contain only stuff that appears in the current set of
>displayed entries. A longwinded way to say 'Excel drill-down', I think
>- at least I recall a demo of Excel doing just that.
>It's probably too much to ask for a complete solution (although I
>won't refuse it ;-)), but what Javascript pop-up would be good for
>this? I'd like the Smalltalk-side to stay clear of Javascript as much
>as possible, so I think I'm mostly looking for a good api...
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I like:


as it simply requires a stylized UL.  I don't have a Seaside component
wrapper...yet :-)


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