Horizontal Bar

Version 1.0


Horizontal Menu bars


Below are the list of settings that the user can choose from for each configured data object of the Horizontal Bar module.

Configurable Settings
Number Configurable Variable Description Input Type Input Rules
1 Name The Name of this Horizontal Bar. - This will also appear as the HTML title on top of the browser and will appear as part of the page title in search engine listings - keep it short and meaningful! text Mandatory Field. Plain Text Only.
2 Description A short description of this Horizontal Bar. - This will be added into the HTML meta tag for the page in question and is important for search engines, so use several specifically descriptive words that match the content of the object. This will also appear on the management screens for this site. It is a good idea to give a brief description which will enable you to quickly identify which entries are which in lists of objects. textarea Mandatory Field. Plain Text Only.
3 Image An icon file associated with this Horizontal Bar. - This allows you to link to the Horizontal Bar with an image instead of a text string. Enter the name of a valid local file. text Optional Field. Plain Text Only.
Horizontal Bar Basic Information
4 HTML Rendering Defines how the bar is rendered in html - Oscailt can output horizontal bars as either Tables using <TABLE> <TR> to surround the whole bar and placing each entry in a <TD> tag. Alternatively, oscailt can produce a bar as a list, surrounding the whole list in <UL> tag and each entry in <LI> tag. You will then have to make sure that you have suitable style sheet classes to make them look the way you want them to. radio Options: List, Table
5 contained Can include objects from any modules except: menu, bar, page, article object-listing  
Access Control for this Horizontal Bar
Protect this Horizontal Bar from unauthorised users and from being used in other sections of the site
6 Protected Should This Horizontal Bar be hidden from the public? - Check this box if you want this Horizontal Bar to be only visible to editors on the site. This can be useful for keeping certain pages hidden from public view. checkbox On / Off
7 Shared? Should This Horizontal Bar be available to add to menus etc on other sections of this site? - Shared Data Objects can be added to menus, lists, pages and so on throughout the site, no matter what section the page that includes them is from. Objects that are not shared are only available within the site section where they are owned. checkbox On / Off

Display Modes

  1. Bar


To do List and requested features

--Oscailt Auto-generated Documentation 09 Jan 2006
Topic revision: r1 - 09 Jan 2006, ChekovFeeney
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