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Re: [ydn-javascript] Issue with Panels

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  • Satyam
    Ids have to be unique, there is no way around it, that s the standard. See if this suits you: http://satyam.com.ar/yui/2.5.0/definitions.html Satyam
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 1, 2008
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      Ids have to be unique, there is no way around it, that's the standard.

      See if this suits you:

      http://satyam.com.ar/yui/2.5.0/definitions.html

      Satyam


      dateimoerder wrote:
      > Hello,
      >
      > I'm a teacher and I'm really just getting into CSS / Javascript, so be
      > gentle I've only just popped my cherry.
      >
      > So far I've successfully figured out a system which allows a given
      > word within a body of text to both have a tooltip popup box, as well
      > as a panel pop up for it when clicked.
      >
      > My intent is to create a series of webpages that contain assignment
      > information for students, such as how to complete a project. The hope
      > is that I can code this page in such a way that all the 'difficult'
      > words contain a tooltip with a basic definition, and then have a panel
      > that will pop up when they are clicked with a much more indepth
      > definition, including a pronunciation guide and wave file that when an
      > Icon is clicked the student can listen to the definition (for those
      > with disabilities / language issues).
      >
      > Here are the problems I forsee and would like help with avoiding:
      >
      > Firstly, through my testing I have discovered that only the first
      > instance of a particular id within a page will launch my tooltip or
      > the panel. This is problematic because though most students will 'get
      > it' that the first instance is the only clickable one, I would like
      > all of them to function the same. I do not feel like coding a whole
      > bunch of ID's and entries for those ID's to make that work... who would?
      >
      > Ive seen some stuff related to groupIDs but at my current level of
      > understanding I really cant make sense of it. Can someone explicate
      > this a bit further for me. I'm not dumb... I just dont have the
      > rudiments down.
      >
      > Secondly, I've done some limited testing to attempt to make it so that
      > the in-depth glossary entries are not in-line to the page, but rather
      > that they are external held in .html files in a sub-directory called
      > /glossary/. This would be an ideal setup because it would allow me to
      > link to pages in the glossary directory for the content of my panels
      > so that I would only need to change those .html files in order to
      > change content over multiple assignment pages.
      >
      > The problem I'm facing with this is that my limited CSS / HTML
      > knowledge doesnt seem to be cutting it. I attempted using a frame
      > within the panel to show the content, but it doesnt even show the
      > content of the referenced html file.
      >
      > Regards-
      > Robert "Dateimoerder" Ralph
      >
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    • dateimoerder
      Thanks for your help man, but I ve found another way to accomplish this task. Regards- Robert
      Message 2 of 3 , Jul 3, 2008
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        Thanks for your help man, but I've found another way to accomplish
        this task.

        Regards-
        Robert
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