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List Reorderer Overview

The List Reorderer allows reordering of elements in a vertical or horizontal list. This page provides technical details of the API. For a simple working example, see Integrating the Reorderer.


Creation

var myReorderableList = fluid.reorderList(container[, options]);

Parameters

container

The container is a CSS-based selector, single-element jQuery object, or DOM element that identifies the DOM element containing the list items to be reorderable. This may be the list itself (e.g. the <ul> or <ol> element) or an element that contains the list.

options

The options object is an optional collection of key/value pairs that can be used to further configure the List Reorderer, as described below in the Options section.


Supported Events

The List Reorderer fires the following events (for more information about events, see Events for Component Users):

Event

Type

Description

Parameters

Parameter Description

onShowKeyboardDropWarning

default

This event fires before a drop warning is displayed.

item, kbDropWarning

item: The item being moved.
kbDropWarning: The DOM element that contains the drop warning, and that will be displayd.

onSelect

default

This event fires when an item is selected by the user.

item

item: The item being selected.

onBeginMove

"preventable"

This event fires just before a request to move is processed. Because the event is preventable, listeners may prevent the move from happening.

item

item: The item being moved.

onMove

default

This event fires just before an item is actually moved.

item, requestedPosition

item: The item being moved.
requestedPosition: An object describing the position that the user is trying to move the item into:

requestedPosition = {
    element, // the drop target
    position // the position, relative to the drop target,
             // that a dragged item should be dropped.
             // One of BEFORE, AFTER, INSIDE, or REPLACE
}

afterMove

default

This event fires after an item has successfully been moved. For more information, see Talking to the Server Using The afterMove Event

This event replaces the afterMoveCallbackUrl option, which was deprecated at version 1.1.2.

item, requestedPosition, movables

item: The item being moved.
requestedPosition: An object describing the position that the user is trying to move the item into:

requestedPosition = {
    element, // the drop target
    position // the position, relative to the drop target,
             // that a dragged item should be dropped.
             // One of BEFORE, AFTER, INSIDE, or REPLACE
}

movables: A list of all of the movable elements.

onHover

default

This event fires when the cursor moves over top of an item, and when the cursor moves away from an item. The default listener either adds or removes the hover class (styles.hover) to/from the item.

item, state

item: The item being moved.
state: A boolean indicating whether the cursor is moving to (true) or away from (false) the item.

onRefresh

default

This event fires any time the order of the items changes, or when the refresh() function is called.

none

 


Options

Selectors

The selectors option is an object containing CSS-based selectors for various parts of the List Reorderer. Supported selectors are:

Name

Description

Default

Examples

movables

Identifies the DOM elements contained within the Reorderer container that can be moved using the Reorderer.

".flc-reorderer-movable"

selectors: {
    movables: "div.movable"
}

selectables

Identifies the DOM elements contained within the Reorderer container that can be selected using keyboard. Note that selectable elements do not have to be movable.

same as movables

selectors: {
    selectables: "div.selectable"
}

dropTargets

Identifies the DOM elements contained within the Reorderer container that can have movable elements dropped relative to them. Note that not all elements within the container need to be drop targets.

same as movables

selectors: {
    dropTargets: "div.dropTarget"
}

grabHandle

If present, identifies a single element within a movable item that the user must click on to drag the movable item. (If not specified, the entire movable item can be clicked on.)

""
(empty string)

selectors: {
    grabHandle: ".title-bar"
}

dropWarning

Identifies a single element within the DOM that can be shown to display a warning when the user tries to move an item where it can't be moved. It is assumed that this element contains whatever drop warning text and mark-up the implementor desires.

".flc-reorderer-dropWarning"

selectors: {
    dropWarning: "#drop-warning"
}

General options

Name

Description

Values

Default

mergePolicy

an object describing how user options should be merged in with defaults
For information on options merging, see Options Merging for Infusion Components

 

mergePolicy: {
    keysets: "replace",
    "selectors.selectables": 
               "selectors.movables",
    "selectors.dropTargets": 
               "selectors.movables"
}

listeners

JavaScript object containing listeners to be attached to the supported events.

Keys in the object are event names, values are functions or arrays of functions.

See fluid:Supported Events

styles

an object containing CSS class names for styling the Reorderer.

The object may contain any of the keys defined in the default class names (shown to the right). Any class names not provided will revert to the default.

styles: {
    defaultStyle: "fl-reorderer-movable-default",
    selected: "fl-reorderer-movable-selected",
    dragging: "fl-reorderer-movable-dragging",
    mouseDrag: "fl-reorderer-movable-dragging",
    hover: "fl-reorderer-movable-hover",
    dropMarker: "fl-reorderer-dropMarker",
    avatar: "fl-reorderer-avatar"
}

keysets

an object containing sets of keycodes to use for directional navigation, and for the modifier key used for moving a movable item.

The object must be a list of objects containing the following keys:
  modifier : a function that returns true or false, indicating whether or not the required modifier(s) are activated
  up
  down
  right
  left

fluid.reorderer.defaultKeysets = [{
    modifier : function (evt) {
        return evt.ctrlKey;
    },
    up : fluid.reorderer.keys.UP,
    down : fluid.reorderer.keys.DOWN,
    right : fluid.reorderer.keys.RIGHT,
    left : fluid.reorderer.keys.LEFT
},
{
    modifier : function (evt) {
    return evt.ctrlKey;
    },
    up : fluid.reorderer.keys.i,
    down : fluid.reorderer.keys.m,
    right : fluid.reorderer.keys.k,
    left : fluid.reorderer.keys.j
}];

avatarCreator

a function that returns a valid DOM node to be used as the dragging avatar

 

The item being dragged will be cloned

afterMoveCallbackUrl

Deprecated as of 1.1.2: If an afterMoveCallbackUrl is provided, a default listener for this event will post a string version of the model to the URL.

The server URL to POST the new item order to

 

New in v1.3
disableWrap

This option is used to disable wrapping of elements within the container.

//example of grid reorderer	
var reorderer = fluid.reorderGrid('.myGrid', {
selectors: {
    movables: 'p'
},
disableWrap: true
});
//example of image reorderer	
var reorderer = fluid.reorderImages(".flc-imageReorderer", {
selectors: {
movables: ".flc-imageReorderer-item"
},
disableWrap: true
});
//example of layout reorderer	
var reorderer = fluid.reorderLayout ("#fluid-LayoutReorderer-sample2", {
selectors: {
columns: ".myColumn",
modules: "> div > div",
lockedModules: ".locked",
dropWarning: ".flc-reorderer-dropWarning"
},
disableWrap: true
});
//example of list reorderer	
var reorderer = fluid.reorderList(".todo-list", {
    selectors: {
        movables: ".movable"
    },
    styles: {
        defaultStyle: "demo-reorderer-movable-default",
        selected: "demo-reorderer-movable-selected",
        dragging: "demo-reorderer-movable-dragging",
        mouseDrag: "demo-reorderer-movable-mousedrag",
        hover: "demo-reorderer-movable-hover",
        dropMarker: "demo-reorderer-dropMarker",
        avatar: "demo-reorderer-avatar"
    },
    disableWrap: true
});

boolean

false

List-specific options

Name

Description

Values

Default

orientation

Indicates whether the list is oriented vertically (the default) or horizontally

fluid.orientation.VERTICAL and fluid.orientation.HORIZONTAL

fluid.orientation.VERTICAL

containerRole

indicates the role, or general use, for this instance of the Reorderer

fluid.reorderer.roles.LIST
fluid.reorderer.roles.GRID
fluid.reorderer.roles.REGIONS

fluid.reorderer.roles.LIST


Dependencies

The List Reorderer dependencies can be met by including the minified InfusionAll.js file in the header of the HTML file:

<script type="text/javascript" src="InfusionAll.js"></script>

Alternatively, the individual file requirements are:

<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery/core/js/jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery/ui/js/jquery.ui.core.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery/ui/js/jquery.ui.widget.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery/ui/js/jquery.ui.mouse.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="lib/jquery/ui/js/jquery.ui.draggable.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/FluidDocument.js"></script>   <!-- New in v1.3 -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/jquery/jquery.keyboard-a11y.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js//Fluid.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/FluidView.js"></script>   <!-- New in v1.3 -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/FluidDOMUtilities.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/DataBinding.js"></script>   <!-- New in v1.3 -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/FluidIoC.js"></script>   <!-- New in v1.3 -->
<script type="text/javascript" src="framework/core/js/ReordererDOMUtilities.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="components/reorderer/js/GeometricManager.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="components/reorderer/js/Reorderer.js"></script>
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