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Re: Designers: Dynamic HTML...template Columns???


On Monday 19 March 2001 17:06, you wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've been Enhydra using for a few weeks now and have been happily using the
> "template-row" technique with XMLC to generate Dynamic tables...BUT now I
> am in a situation where I must generate <td> "templates" dynamically. ie.
> Dynamic *columns* of data (the number of rows in each table is static AFAIK
> at present!).
>
> I was wondering if there was any way to do this in a similar fashion to
> template rows?...

Sure it is. XMLC doesn't care in the least if the template "row" is really a 
<tr>, a <li>, a <td> - as in your case - or some other tag. Simply use the 
<td> as "row template", <span> or something similar for the "columns", and do 
the fill columns/clone template/insert copy routine as usual. If you use the 
same ID, you don't even have to change the code ;-)

Example HTML:

<tr>
<td id="MyTemplate">Dynamic column # <span id="ColNo">??</span></td>
</tr>

It's a bit more tricky if you want to fill in a dynamic row with a number of 
dynamic columns (basically, you need to make sure that the row template is 
cleared before you start the next row), but even that is doable ;-)

Hope this helps,

-- 
Richard Kunze

[ t]ivano Software, Bahnhofstr. 18, 63263 Neu-Isenburg
Tel.: +49 6102 249 600, Fax.: +49 6102 247 970
http://www.tivano.com, kunze@tivano.com
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