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Re: XForms timer

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 11:25:21 +0200
Message-ID: <446D8F01.7030707@orbeon.com>
To: www-forms <www-forms@w3.org>

Leigh,

I am with you on this one: this is exactly the way we do the 
autocomplete, except we use our own appearance.

Running example
http://www.orbeon.com/ops/goto-example/xforms-google-suggests

Source code
http://www.orbeon.com/ops/goto-source/xforms-google-suggests/view.xhtml

-Erik

Klotz, Leigh wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
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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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