XML Server Getting Started
"//x:band[@name= Detail ]/x:col[@name= state and text()= " + state + " ]/parent::*"
XMLControl Data Layout
for explanation of how XMLControl data is being stored in XML format. Also see on line
MSDN reference to
.) Then, after selecting all matching rows in the loop the function ends by making visible
the first one.
Now, let's assume that few customer lists (as well as vendors list or employee list all containing state column) are
used on several pages in our application. On every page of those we need a by state selection capability. However, we
would like to avoid replicating code, like the one above, all over the place. In other words, we would like to extend the
functionality of the standard XMLControl with a business method
. How can we do it?
DHTML behaviors to the rescue! The following is the complete HTC to implement by state selection extension of the
standard XMLControl functionality (/Examples/Tutorial/step8.htc):
As you can see,
declares and implements
method the same way we implemented handler
above. Please note the use of the
keyword it is a reference to the element the behavior is
attached to in our case we anticipate that to be an instance of
become correctly resolved function names at the run time.
Having completed the extension HTC we can now apply it (
Type state code and click "Select" button:
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