[typo] Help with comment box in themes

Scott Laird scott at sigkill.org
Wed Aug 9 20:49:44 EDT 2006


Yeah, but all of these have been developed using Azure.  Look in
typo.js--I seem to recall that there are some comment-specific
functions in there.


Scott

On 8/9/06, Jason Burks <jburks725 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Err, correct me if I'm wrong, but Azure has no theme-specific
> Javascript.  The scripts in public/javascripts should be available to
> all themes in Typo, right?  As far as I can tell (and I'm still trying
> to learn my way around in the codebase), these scripts are what
> provide the effects for the Azure theme.  Looking at the html source
> for my site rendered with Azure and with Scribbish, I see the same
> four javascript files being loaded in each:
>
> /javascripts/cookies.js
> /javascripts/prototype.js
> /javascripts/effects.js
> /javascripts/typo.js
>
> I'm actually thinking that there's a possible difference in the DOM
> representation that's causing the problem.  Azure renders the form in
> a table; Scribbish renders it in a fieldset.  Perhaps this is causing
> the problem?  I'll try pulling the form out of the fieldset in
> Scribbish and see what happens.
>
> Any other suggestions that any might have would be appreciated.
>
> -Jason
>
> On 8/9/06, Scott Laird <scott at sigkill.org> wrote:
> > No idea.  Have you looked at Azure's Javascript?
> >
> >
> > Scott
> >
> > On 8/9/06, Jason Burks <jburks725 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hmm...I did a little more testing when I got home from work and
> > > discovered that, for some very odd reason, the textarea clearing seems
> > > to work for Scribbish in Safari, but not in Flock or Firefox on my
> > > Mac.  In my testing at work, Azure seemed to work in Firefox and
> > > Flock, but not Scribbish.  Now I'm thoroughly confused.  Anyone got
> > > any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Btw, this is with latest svn trunk, including the Rails 1.1.5 push.
> > >
> > > -Jason
> > >
> > > On 8/9/06, Jason Burks <jburks725 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I've noticed that the Scribbish theme doesn't support some of the
> > > > slick comment functionality that Azure does.  Namely, it doesn't seem
> > > > to have the admin "buttons" for nuking or editing, and it doesn't seem
> > > > to slide the comments into place.  I've managing to hack both of those
> > > > in pretty easily, but I'm stumped on one final piece.  When I submit a
> > > > comment, it does not clear the comment_body textarea.
> > > >
> > > > I've looked at the default view code for _comment_box.rhtml in Azure,
> > > > and I've compared it to what I've got for my hacked up Scribbish, and
> > > > I cannot see why it's not working.  The textareas in both are created
> > > > with <%= text_area 'comment', 'body' %> tags.  The form id and name
> > > > are both the same.  I've modified the Submit button code so it matches
> > > > Azure (that was the key to getting the comment to slide into place),
> > > > but I cannot for the life of me find the piece that will clear that
> > > > textarea.  Any help would be greatly appreciated, and I'll happily
> > > > submit my diffs once I get it working.
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Jason
> > > >
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