bookmark_borderYOUFEB: anyone else being mad about the copy&paste (via keyboard / not working in designer?

I am getting over and over mad that copy & paste is not working well at all in the LN designer especially when dealing with xPages stuff..

I add a template inheritance to a design element, select it, copy via <ctrl><c> and paste it onto another design element, either I get something pasted i copied long time ago, or nothing at all.

so I have to revert to right click copy and right click paste..

this annoys me a lot.. is it just me or anyone else facing the same issue?

bookmark_borderYOUFEB: DynamicViewPanel cannot sort descending?

I have a been troubling why I can’t sort on certain columns. Again after a loooooooooooooooooong time I figured: hell what..

So I changed the sort direction of that column which I could not sort in the dynamicViewPanel. Just out of any other options, something as a “last resort”, or out of desperation.

And who believes it??? Finally I could sort?

So I figured: dynamicViewPanel cannot sort descending?

Anyone can confirm this? Sorting ascending and both directions works, descending nope!

Don’t know if it’s related to the DominoViewCustomizer..

where can I file a bug report?

bookmark_borderYOUFEB: do you want me to share an easy way to configure views in your xPages?

just recently I have found the DominoViewCustomizer to customize the views displayed with the Dynamic View Panel from the extension library.

Of course it was a cool idea but I needed a way to “customize” my views.

Is anyone interested in me sharing this whole “component”? Well it’s not really just one component, a few pieces play together.

If I get a decent amount of comments asking me to share it I will do so.

Just so you know what it would be about:

  • simple way to let users choose from available views
  • in an open view you can call “ColumnCustomizer” which lets you set all properties you can set on a view column
  • additionally some ideas how to add easy filtering on views

I think I would strip down my “framework” to just that piece of functionality 
and put some comments on how to use/implement it online.

I from my side would have question as well:

Does someone know if I can create a (repeat) control which has “computed properties” (eg. the label, or values to choose from) based on not just a simple string but on JavaScript which would be “evaluated” on the fly?

I do know how to evaluate JavaScript with Java, what I am missing though: How can I attach to a new (repeat) component dynamic JavaScript? Dynamic means: the JavaScript is not stored in the component but on a configuration document.

Still confused? An example:
I am looking for a way to fully “customize” my view filter!
I want to put some tags/attributes and some code onto my dynamic column view definitions.
The result would be a fully automated dynamic view filter! Think about dropdownboxes which get their values from the provided JavaScript

At the moment I do have to create in one custom control “hard coded” fields (for each view on a different panel which is rendered only for specific views) for filtering on specific columns. I would like that to be customizable!