This documentation refers to version 0.5 of the Inline Edit code. For documentation specific to trunk, please see Simple Text Inline Edit API.

Inline Edit Overview

The Inline Edit allows users to edit content within the context of their work rather than going to an "edit mode". It can be applied to any text, assuming a very simple contract is maintained:

  1. The elements that are part of the Inline Edit component have some kind of container element.
  2. The text you wish to make editable is within the component container.

You can optionally provide your own markup that will be used for the edit mode, but if not, default markup is provided.


Creating a single Inline Edit

fluid.inlineEdit(componentContainer, options);

Return: The Inline Edit component object.

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Parameters

componentContainer

The componentContainer parameter is a selector, a single-element jQuery, or a DOM element representing the component's container.

options

The options parameter is an optional collection of name-value pairs that configure the Inline Edit component:


Functions

fluid.inlineEdit.edit();

Switches the component into edit mode.

fluid.inlineEdit.finish();

Switches the component out of edit mode into display mode, updating the displayed text with the current content of the edit field. Calls the finishedEditing function provided in the options, if it exists.

fluid.inlineEdit.render(source);

Prompts the component to render itself.

fluid.inlineEdit.tooltipEnabled();

Returns a boolean indicating whether or not the tooltip is enabled.

fluid.inlineEdit.updateModel(newValue, source);

Updates the component's internal representation of the text to a new value. The component will be re-rendered.


Creating Multiple Inline Edits

fluid.inlineEdits(componentContainer, options);

This function will find any elements within the given container that are identified as 'editables' and apply the Inline Edit component to them.

Parameters

componentContainer

The componentContainer parameter is a selector, a single-element jQuery, or a DOM element specifying the root DOM node of the Inline Edit markup.

options

The options parameter is an optional collection of name-value pairs that configure the Inline Edit components. The available options are the same as those for the creation of a single Inline edit (described fluid:above), with the addition of a selector for identifying the editable elements. The default selector is defined as follows:

selectors: {
    editables: ".inlineEditable"
}

Dependencies

The Inline Edit dependencies can be met by including the minified Fluid-all.js file in the header of the HTML file:

<script type="text/javascript" src="Fluid-all.js"></script>

Alternatively, the individual file requirements are:

<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery/jquery-1.2.6.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery/jARIA.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery/jquery.keyboard-a11y.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="jquery/jquery.tooltip.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="fluid/Fluid.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="fluid/InlineEdit.js"></script>