Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of rp_xml_ele_string


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Timestamp:
05/17/10 21:40:28 (5 years ago)
Author:
mmc
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Added information about the new binary mode display

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  • rp_xml_ele_string

    v4 v5  
    3333The {{{<hints>}}} parameter represents a hint for the user, shown below the editing area. 
    3434 
    35 You can see working code in the [browser:trunk/examples/zoo zoo of example's] in the [browser:trunk/examples/zoo/string string example] or on the hub in the directory /apps/rappture/examples/zoo/string. 
     35If binary data is loaded into a string element, it changes to show a binary data icon and information about the data type: 
     36 
     37[[rpimage(zoo_string3.gif)]] 
     38 
     39If you expect binary data for a particular string element, you can force the binary display mode by setting the string size to {{{binary}}} as follows: 
     40{{{ 
     41  <string id="tarfile"> 
     42    <about> 
     43      <label>Archive File</label> 
     44      <description>Upload a gzipped tar file containing the input data</description> 
     45    </about> 
     46    <size>binary</size> 
     47  </string> 
     48}}} 
     49 
     50You can see working code in the [browser:trunk/examples/zoo zoo of examples] in the [browser:trunk/examples/zoo/string string example] directory, or on the hub in the directory /apps/rappture/examples/zoo/string.  There's also an example of [browser:trunk/examples/zoo/binary handling binary data].