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Re: Integrating XForms & JSF - a tip

From: Ulrich Nicolas Lissé <unlisse@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 15:04:05 +0100
Message-ID: <da289f40703090604g78c76262s68c77040026713a8@mail.gmail.com>
To: adam.flinton@nhs.net
Cc: "Www-Forms Www-Forms" <www-forms@w3.org>

Adam,

the ev:event="xforms-submit-done" declaration is pointless, since
xforms-submit-done is dispatched to xf:submission. So the inner action
will be activated after xf:send anyway.

Regards,
Uli.

On 3/7/07, Adam Flinton <adam.flinton@nhs.net> wrote:
>
> Dear All,
>
> I have an XForm (either native (e.g. in firefox) or rendered to html by
> Chiba within a larger page made up by & controlled by JSF.
>
> So quick tip time:
>
> On the XForm submit trigger/action , add a sub-action which uses post
> submit-done to call a javascript method called
> clickLinkByClass('Refresh','input') e.g.
>
>     <xforms:trigger id="OID_Group_trigger" style="display:block">
>         <xforms:label>Update</xforms:label>
>         <xforms:action ev:event="DOMActivate">
>             <xforms:send submission="xmlprocess" />
>             <xforms:action ev:event="xforms-submit-done" propagate="false">
>                 <xforms:load
>
> resource="javascript:clickLinkByClass('Refresh','input')" />
>             </xforms:action>
>         </xforms:action>
>     </xforms:trigger>
>
>
>
> The JS is:
>
> function clickLinkByClass(Classname,tagname){
>
>     var targetE1;
>     myObjCol = getElementsByClassName(Classname, tagname);
>     if (myObjCol != null && myObjCol.length > 0){
>         for (i = 0, j = myObjCol.length; i < j; i++) {
>             targetE1 = myObjCol[i];
>             }
>         //var targetID1 = targetE1.id;
>         if (document.createEvent)
>     {
>         var evObj = document.createEvent('MouseEvents')
>         evObj.initEvent( 'click', true, false )
>         targetE1.dispatchEvent(evObj)
>     }
>     else if (document.createEventObject)
>     {
>         targetE1.fireEvent('onclick')
>     }
> }
> }
>
>
> Then on your main jsf (i.e. the one which includes the XForm) place a
> button action which simply calls an empty method on the Backing bean e.g.
>
>     <h:form id="RefreshForm" rendered="true">
>
>         <h:inputHidden id="XMLFile" value="#{DisplayController.xmlFile}" />
>         <h:inputHidden id="editState"
> value="#{DisplayController.editState}" />
>         <h:inputHidden id="type" value="xform" />
>         <h:inputHidden id="JavaScriptYN" value="" />
>
>         <h:panelGrid columns="1">
>
>             <h:commandButton id="Refresh" value="Refresh"
>                 action="#{DOMElement.refresh}" styleClass="Refresh">
>                 <t:updateActionListener property="#{DOMElement.init}"
>                     value="#{DisplayController.xmlFile}" />
>                 <t:updateActionListener property="#{DOMElement.nodeLocator}"
>                     value="#{DOMElement.nodeLocator}" />
>             </h:commandButton>
>         </h:panelGrid>
>
>     </h:form>
>
>
> Then hide it from view via css e.g.
>
> input.Refresh{display:none; visibility: hidden;}
>
> et voila when the XForm submits, the JSF is refreshed.
>
> Adam
>
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