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Re: Collapsing sections

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2018 10:19:02 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEVbG9GJOBax=hNsvG+hv=1DWoKN7R4T8SXOYs_XYm3zKg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: XForms <public-xformsusers@w3.org>, Owen Ambur <Owen.Ambur@verizon.net>, Alain Couthures <alain.couthures@agencexml.com>
In passing, our "section" component acts like that: it presents a
section with a heading (label), optional help, and is optionally
collapsible.

    https://doc.orbeon.com/form-runner/component/section

Internally, it uses a switch/case.

-Erik

-Erik
On Tue, Aug 28, 2018 at 5:36 AM Steven Pemberton
<steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 11:53:21 +0200, Alain Couthures <alain.couthures@agencexml.com> wrote:
>
> I think that it would be nicer (and more declarative) to specify this in XForms just as a possible appearance for groups.
>
> Using switch/case or relevance is surely a good "workaround" with XForms 1.1. Because of the id problem with case, when multiple groups have to be treated, different ids have to be provided while the very same pattern is to be applied: this is not very "friendly" for authors (or for my XLSForm converter...).
>
> BTW, I prefer when the group label is, instead, duplicated in both triggers so the collapsing symbol is preceding the label on the very same line and clicking on the label has the same effect as clicking on the symbol.
>
> What do you think?
>
>
> I think it is a good idea.
>
> Currently all we have for group is:
>
>   <group appearance="minimal"> => inline
>   <group> => block
>
> So we could use either
>
>   <group appearance="compact"> => collapsible
>
> or something like
>
>   <group appearance="closed"> => collapsable, initially closed
>   <group appearance="open"> => collapsable, initially open
>
> Let's discuss at the call.
>
> Steven
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