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YUI Not-Tabs

Unfortunately, the Flex RTE has been back-burnered for a bit while I work on more pressing things at work. I’m currently using YUI’s tabs for something, but don’t really like them… So I’ve been tinkering around with an alternate tab-like interface. The concept is somewhere in between tabs and an accordion structure. Basically, we’ve got lots of text boxes. Rather than make our users choose which one they want to display, I want all of them to start out in a blog-like “preview” mode. Clicking “more” would expand that one box while shrinking the others. Clicking “back” (or an icon) would take you back to the multiple-pane view. I guess this is more of a tree-like data structure than true tabs or accordians. Read the rest of this entry »

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YUI + SWFobject: Play Nice!

I found a bevy of links explaining why you had to set an embedded SWF’s wmode property to either “opaque” or “transparent” to get a div placed on top of it to show properly, but yesterday at work I was experiencing another strange error. First, the setup: on one of our pages, we’ve got a pretty prominent SWF taking up the majority of the page (embedded in a div via SWFobject). Below the SWF is some text and a few places for user-entered data. Rather than linking away from the SWF page, my goal yesterday was to AJAXify everything and keep it all one one page. Since we were already using the YUI Rich Text Editor elsewhere, I decided to give their dialog code a shot. It worked just as expected, with one…major…snag. Read the rest of this entry »

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