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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#1147 closed enhancement (fixed)

Allowing to generate optgroup in menulist and listbox

Reported by: laurentj Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: Jelix 1.2RC1
Component: jelix:forms Version:
Severity: normal Keywords:
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Blocking: Documentation needed: no
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Description (last modified by laurentj)

jForms cannot generate optgroup in a menulist or listbox control.

My proposal

XML declaration:

  • for static datasource: new <itemgroup label=""> tag
  • for dao datasource: new groupby attribute, indicating the dao property on which the datasource will group.
  • for class datasource: new groupby attribute, indicating a name. This name will be used by the datasource class, as it wants.

Implementation in datasource classes:

  • a $groupBy property on datasource object, indicating on what we should group values. ("what" depending of the nature of the datasource). ' ' means no group.
  • when this property is set, getData should return an array: keys are group label. values are classical arrays (keys= value of options, values= label of options).
  • when the property is not set, getData returns an array as usual.

Builders: depending the value of $groupBy, they know if they should generate optgroup or not.

Note: we can support this feature on <checkboxes> and <radiobuttons>. Instead of generating <optgroup>, we could generate <fieldset>.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by laurentj

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Julien

looks good, I need it too ;)

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by laurentj

  • Milestone set to Jelix 1.2
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
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