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RE: XForms timer

From: Klotz, Leigh <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 14:00:30 -0700
Message-ID: <E254B0A7E0268949ABFE5EA97B7D0CF401D5602C@usa7061ms01.na.xerox.net>
To: "Mark Birbeck" <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>, "www-forms" <www-forms@w3.org>

Mark Birbeck wrote:
>...To give an example, we want an author to be able to get 'Google
suggest' 
>style functionality just by using a drop-box, but we don't want 
>to go adding too much to formsPlayer that takes it away from 'pure'
XForms.

I realize this is unrelated to the timer discussion, but I believe
XForms already allows the author to express the intent you describe.
It's up to vendors to present it properly ;-)

Leigh.


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<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
xmlns:xf="http://www.w3.org/2002/xforms">
  <head>
    <title>Open Selection Completion Example</title>
    <xf:model>
      <xf:instance>
        <data xmlns="">
          <colors />
        </data>
      </xf:instance>
      <xf:bind nodeset="colors" type="xf:listItems" />
      <xf:instance id="colors">
        <data xmlns="">
          <color>red</color>
          <color>green</color>
          <color>blue</color>
        </data>
      </xf:instance>
      <xf:bind nodeset="instance('colors')/color" type="xf:listItem" />
    </xf:model>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Open Selection Completion Example</h1>
    <p>This example shows how an XForms user agent could offer
completion for select with open enumerations.</p>
    <xf:group>
      <ol>
        <li>
          <p>You can input whatever space-separated words you want here,
but you get no completion:</p>
          <xf:input ref="colors"><xf:label>Colors</xf:label></xf:input>
        </li>
        <li>
          <p>This should be present the same as the above, but with
completion.</p>
          <p>That is, you can input whatever space-separated words you
want here, <em>and</em> you get completion!</p>
          <p>If it doesn't, ask your XForms vendor to make it so!</p>
          <xf:select ref="colors" selection="open" appearance="minimal">
            <xf:label>Colors</xf:label>
            <xf:itemset nodeset="instance('colors')/color">
              <xf:label ref="." />
              <xf:value ref="." />
            </xf:itemset>
          </xf:select>
        </li>
      </ol>
    </xf:group>
  </body>
</html>
 
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