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Re: xtd example for attributes

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 16:51:18 +0200
To: Philipp Mamat <philipp.mamat@googlemail.com>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <1253199078.7217.63.camel@vanuatu.inrialpes.fr>
Le mercredi 16 septembre 2009 à 15:50 +0200, Philipp Mamat a écrit :
> Hi Irene,
> 
> thanks again!
> 
> I thought intuitively that by selecting the text (which can have no
> attributes) I could edit the attributes of the enclosing element. When
> selecting some text (e. g. inside a table cell) and changing the
> alignment this affects the enclosing element. I expected the same
> behaviour for the attribute setting.
> 
> Kind regards
>  Philipp

Yes, the text cannot have attributes. When the user applied an attribute
to a selected piece of text, Amaya generates a <span> around the text an
attachs the attribute to the new generated <span>.

> 
> 2009/9/16 Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>:
> > Le mercredi 16 septembre 2009 à 12:00 +0200, Philipp Mamat a écrit :
> >> Hi Irene,
> >>
> >> Thank you for your answer!
> >>
> >> I tried your hint and clicked on the link (activated the <a>
> >> element?). Unfortunately the Attributes panel remained empty - I could
> >> not set any attributes.
> >> Please have a look at
> >> http://picasaweb.google.de/lh/photo/N0jHeZFhnPBrjOLF-Usujg?feat=directlink
> >>
> >> Thanks a lot for any other ideas!
> >
> > The selection is on the text and not on the enclosing <a> element.
> > Hit Esc of F2 key to select the enclosing <a>. You can also click on the
> > "a" in the status bar.
> >
> > Note: In future releases, the "link" button will work even if the
> > selection is at the text level.
> >
> >>
> >> Kind regards,
> >>  Philipp
> >>
> >> 2009/9/16 Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>:
> >> > Le jeudi 10 septembre 2009 à 20:12 +0200, Philipp Mamat a écrit :
> >> >> Hi,
> >> >>
> >> >> I'm new to this mailing list and hope I don't post a stupid question.
> >> >> I did neither find a solution in the FAQ nor in the mailing list's
> >> >> archive. If this question was answered before: Please give me a hint
> >> >> where to find the solution. Thanks in advance!
> >> >>
> >> >> I got this xtd file (which I suppose to be wrong):
> >> >> --- start ---
> >> >> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
> >> >> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
> >> >>       "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
> >> >> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"
> >> >>  xmlns:xt="http://ns.inria.org/xtiger">
> >> >> <head>
> >> >>   <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
> >> >>   <title><xt:use types="string" label="title">Neu</xt:use></title>
> >> >>   <meta name="generator" content="Amaya, see http://www.w3.org/Amaya/" />
> >> >>
> >> >>   <xt:head version="0.9" templateVersion="1.0">
> >> >>   </xt:head>
> >> >> </head>
> >> >>
> >> >> <body>
> >> >> <p><a><xt:attribute name="href" type="string" use="required" default="#"/>
> >> >> Link </a> </p>
> >> >> </body>
> >> >> </html>
> >> >> --- end ---
> >> >>
> >> >> The magic should be done in the last part: I want to be able to edit
> >> >> the href attribute of an anchor / link inside the template.
> >> >> When creating a new file with this template (using the current
> >> >> snapshot "11.3 - Sep 9 2009") I find no way to change the attributes
> >> >> value.
> >> >
> >> > As explained in the "Help>Amaya Help" documentation (section 9 Editing
> >> > with templates), the <xt:attribute> only impacts the "Attributes" panel.
> >> > In your example, You have to select the <a> element and edit the value
> >> > in the "Attributes" panel.
> >> > I just realize that the "Link" button of the "Element" panel should work
> >> > in that case.
> >> > I'll try to add that possibility.
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Please give me a hint how to change the xtd template file and / or how
> >> >> to set the attribute's value.
> >> >> Thank you for your time, kind regards,
> >> >>  Philipp
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> > --
> >> > Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>
> >> > INRIA
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> > --
> > Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>
> > INRIA
> >
> >
-- 
Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inria.fr>
INRIA
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