> On 14 Apr 2016, at 21:59, Thibaut DEVERAUX <thibaut.dever...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks ! Totem seems pretty intersting.
> Theorically "ImageOnTop" should do the job.
> I created a section with ImageOnTop display.
> In "edit elements of this section" / advanced, I added the autocompleted
> class reference : Myapp.Code.MyappClass.
> This display a dynamic list of pages.
> What is missing is the image "on top".
> I tried to add some pieces of code from reference application in "image"
> fied to get the first image attached but I couldn't get it working with
> Reference and I'm not even sure if this is supposed to work like this.
> What would be the right way to display an image from an object ?

Sorry, I’ve never used this extensions, I don’t know. Maybe others know?


> Regards
> Le dim. 10 avr. 2016 à 14:11, Vincent Massol <vinc...@massol.net> a écrit :
>> Hi Thibaut,
>>> On 10 Apr 2016, at 10:41, Thibaut DEVERAUX <thibaut.dever...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Dear,
>>> I'm looking in a way to display a Masonry style page in XWiki for blog or
>>> application.
>>> The masonry style (often called "grid") is something like this :
>>> http://mariustheme.tumblr.com/
>> Looks a bit similar to what the Totem application does:
>> http://extensions.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Extension/TotemApplication
>>> // Why ?
>>> In termes of ergonomics it show it full potential when images speak
>> better
>>> than text. This is why Google images and Pinterest use it.
>>> Typical applications for XWiki could be :
>>> - Physicial products database : the image help finding the product quicly
>>> when not sure of the name.
>>> - Designs database : not just an image, a design goes with some
>> description
>>> and data so it is usefull to link to a page.
>>> - Physicial defects database : in industry, to quicly caracterise a
>> defect
>>> that appears visually on a part.
>>> - ...
>>> My need is for a nice looking collaborative product designs database.
>>> This database would be one app in a Wiki that has other uses.
>>> // The question :
>>> What would be a simple way to make it in XWiki with a minimum coding ?
>> The way I’d approach it:
>> 1) Try the totem app and see if it matches your need
>> 2) If not, see if would make sense to include a masonry style option in
>> the totem app
>> 3) if not, investigate using a library like http://masonry.desandro.com/.
>> Use a JSX to enable it for a page. That shouldn’t take longer than 1 hour
>> of work
>> 4) If you want to go further, consider creation a masonry app for XWiki
>> that would allow creating masonry-style pages similar to what the totem app
>> does. You could do this using AWM as a starter place.
>> Thanks
>> -Vincent
>>> // My current search state and ideas :
>>> I already searched the plugin database and couldn't find someting already
>>> build. But I could have missed something.
>>> Then, I thinked in making an app with App Within Minuts and modifing
>>> LiveTable.
>>> First step would be to edit the code to display only the first
>> attachement
>>> as a bigguer image.
>>> It could be a quick fix waiting for the second step, more complex, to
>>> display the LiveTable as a masonry view. There is already existing code
>>> that could be adapted. However this would be at the limit of my few
>>> programming skills and then taking a lot of time.
>>> Also I'm not sure if LiveTable can be modified on the context of one
>>> application only (not modifiing the others applications).
>>> - If yes, would it still be possible to use Apps Within Minutes to modify
>>> other parts of the app, not reversing the handmade code modifications ?
>>> - If not I gess this mean I need a more complex plugin to add a
>> "massonery
>>> view" option to LiveTable and another option to Apps Within Minuts to
>>> display it by default ?
>>> This is only a XWiki beginner ideas so maybe someone has an idea of a
>>> simpler way to do it ?
>>> Regards
>>> --
>>> Thibaut DEVERAUX
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