[Seaside] Tooltip in Seaside 2.8 Not Working

Conrad Taylor conradwt at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 23:21:26 UTC 2007


Hi Rajeev, you should try using the 'title' attribute on the anchor tag.
 Please see the following reference:
http://www.w3schools.com/xhtml/xhtml_standardattributes.asp

Good luck,

-Conrad


On 8/26/07, Rajeev Lochan <lochan94 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> I went through Ramon's screencast to rectify the mistake I had committed
> yesterday while uploading. Now I have uploaded version 11.
>
> In the tooltip package, you need to click on the paragraph or anchor for
> the tooltip to be displayed. I am now tweaking around to have tooltip on any
> element, when the mouse is hovered on it.
>
> I figured out you have 2 ways of doing it.
>
> a) Using CSS :
>
> http://www.communitymx.com/content/article.cfm?page=1&cid=4E2C0
>
> But, I couldn't achieve this as this is done in pure html and I am not
> aware of equivalent smalltalk/seaside code for this. What is the equivalent
> of the following html
>
> <p>
>   Some filler text...
>    <a href="#">Link text<span>Tooltip text!</span></a>
>   ...Some more filler text...
>  </p>
>
>
> b) Using Javascripts.
>
> one of the best google result is http://www.nickstakenburg.com<http://www.nickstakenburg.com/projects/prototip/>
> /projects/prototip/ <http://www.nickstakenburg.com/projects/prototip/>
>
> I tried to explore it. Since, my javascript background isn't that strong,
> I couldn't figure out on what would be equivalent seaside code.
>
>
> Well, as a matter of fact, there is already tooltip used in one place. In
> inPlaceEditor, we have "clickAndEdit". I am presently going through
> controlsJs, but not much progress either.
>
>
> Nowadays, almost all frameworks have a default tooltip attribute, cant we
> have one in Seaside. I can help out in this. Either using CSS or
> Javascript. Though Seaside website (www.seaside.st ) has tooltips on
> almost all anchors which display the anchor name itself which I think is
> mere redundancy.
>
>
> Regards,
> Rajeev
>
>
>
>
>
> On 8/27/07, Philippe Marschall <philippe.marschall at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > 2007/8/26, Rajeev Lochan <lochan94 at gmail.com>:
> > > Thanks Philippe,
> > >
> > > I tweaked around and changed the mentioned methods. Now I have a
> > working
> > > model. I have attached Reflection-raj.0.mcz with this mail. I tried to
> > > upload on Seachart, but couldn't as probably, I dont have permission
> > to do
> > > so.
> >
> > That's strange. The repository has public write access. Anyway I added
> > you as a developer. Contact me if you have any further problems.
> >
> > > Anyways, you please upload it.
> >
> > Done. I made some small changes.
> >
> > > Why is it that IE behaves so different from Firefox. I am almost done
> > with
> > > my new web app using Seaside. Now, CSS looks good with Firefox, but
> > when I
> > > open in IE, everything is in a poor state. Can you suggest any
> > reference
> > > material from where I can pick up hints on what changes I have to make
> > in
> > > CSS for IE. I am thinking of using userAgent method to find out which
> > > browser it is and render the CSS accordingly.
> >
> > Welcome to the real world. IE is the scourge of web development. It is
> > the browser with the worst standards support. With IE 7 things are a
> > bit less bad than in IE 6 but still worse than anywhere else. If you
> > consider doing specif stuff for IE consider conditional comments. They
> > work really reliably.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Philippe
> >
> > > Thanks again.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 8/26/07, Philippe Marschall < philippe.marschall at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > 2007/8/26, Rajeev Lochan < lochan94 at gmail.com>:
> > > > > Thanks Philippe,
> > > > > I downloaded and checked it out. It works fine now. If my
> > observations
> > > go
> > > > > right, you have made the following changes.
> > > > >
> > > > > TTLibrary >> selectorsToInclude
> > > > >     ^#(tooltipJs)
> > > > >
> > > > > Has been added.
> > > >
> > > > Makes that tooltipJs is automatically added to the html head.
> > > >
> > > > > TTLibrary >> aTooltip has been renamed TTLibrary >> tooltipJs
> > > >
> > > > Method name convention for file libraries is filenameExtension
> > > >
> > > > > TTLibrary class >> initialize
> > > > >     self register
> > > >
> > > > This registers the file library under /seaside/files
> > > >
> > > > > Has been added.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > If we want to port any other javascript, should we follow the
> > above
> > > steps.
> > > >
> > > > Yes, the process is more or less the same.
> > > >
> > > > > I was wondering if Reflection-mb.8.mcz is also not portable to 2.8. If
> > > I
> > > > > follow the above steps to reflection, is it possible to make it
> > work
> > > with
> > > > > 2.8
> > > >
> > > > Sure, you'd have to change RFReflectionLibrary in the same way. Also
> > > > RFReflectionDemo looks unneccesarily complex. Eg. RFDemoFileLibrary
> > /
> > > > #attentionPng should be enough to create a link to the attention.png
> > > > image. You can also remove rendererClass and SeasidePlatformsupport
> > >>
> > > > #seasideBanner is gone.
> > > > Note that the reflection stuff probably will never work on IE.
> > > >
> > > > Cheers
> > > > Philippe
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks again for timely help.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Apart from changing superclass of TTLibrary from WAScriptLibrary
> > to
> > > > > WAFileLibrary.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On 8/26/07, Philippe Marschall < philippe.marschall at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > > > 2007/8/24, Rajeev Lochan <lochan94 at gmail.com >:
> > > > > > > Dear Seasiders,
> > > > > > > I am in need of Tooltip functionality. I went through the
> > mailing
> > > list
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/seaside/2006-June/007867.html
> >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > and loaded tooltip demo made by Philippe Marschall.
> > > > > > > http://squeaksource.com<http://squeaksource.com/seachart/Tooltip-pmm.1.mcz>/seachart/Tooltip-pmm.1.mcz
> > <http://squeaksource.com/seachart/Tooltip-pmm.1.mcz>
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > This works well in Seaside 2.7. When I loaded the same demo in
> > > Seaside
> > > > > 2.8
> > > > > > > (Damien's image), I changed the superclass of TTScriptLibrary
> > from
> > > > > > > WAScriptLibrary to WAFileLibrary as mentioned in Migration
> > rules.
> > > Now it
> > > > > is
> > > > > > > not working in Seaside 2.8. Am I missing on anything.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Yes, migration from script to file library also means adopting
> > the
> > > > > > method name conventions. Can you give Tooltip-pmm.2 a shot?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Cheers
> > > > > > Philippe
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > In general, is there any blog or tutorial of integrating
> > javascript
> > > with
> > > > > > > Seaside.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Thanks in advance & anticipating help,
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > --
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> > > > > Rajeev Lochan
> > > > >
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