[Seaside] CSS URLs

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 10:07:13 UTC 2006

2006/10/4, Ron Teitelbaum <Ron at usmedrec.com>:
> Hello all,
> Thank you everyone that has worked on seaside.  Seaside is really a
> wonderful environment!  I'm still getting my feet wet.
> I have a question.  I would like to generate tabs that look like the
> attached html file.
> To do this I would need to be able to support a URL in css.  I've got this
> working "IF" I translate the url to a seaside url.
> I see the generateUrlForDocument but the image tag needs context to generate
> the url.  I figured I would parse and replace the urls in
> WAPresenter>>updateRoot: anHtmlRoot
>         self script ifNotNilDo: [:script | anHtmlRoot addScript: script].
>         self style halt ifNotNilDo: [:style | anHtmlRoot addStyle: style].
> This makes sense to me since it appears that the css is added for each
> change in session and the images hold their seaside url throughout a
> session.
> I also figured this was possible since I have the context in WAPresenter.
> When I tried to create an image
> WARoundedTabStyle image: #bg on: (WARenderCanvas context: self context
> callbacks: #())
> (the image: imageName on: html method just does:
>         ^html image
>                 fileName: imageName, '.gif';
>                 mimeType: 'image/gif';
>                 document: (self base64Decode: (self perform: imageName))
> )
> Creating a new canvas seems to have wiped things clean.  Is there an easier
> way to generate and set the url of an image so that I can parse the CSS and
> replace url(some.gif) with the seaside url for that gif?
> Thanks for your help!

You more or less have two options:
- serve static files either with seaside or apache
- use file library


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