[Zope] Re: Zope ZMI Templates
garito at sistes.net
Tue Jan 15 14:23:22 EST 2008
Hi again, Tres!
Can you point as where we can find this kind of help? Are there some
reference manual or similar? (I'm using Zope2) Perhaps on Five manual?
Thanks a lot!
2008/1/15, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com>:
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> Jurian Botha wrote:
> > I'm currently developing some customized ZMI pages and I was hoping
> > could give me some insight into what the best way would be to do this.
> > I see that Zope 2 uses dtml methods to build the standard ZMI pages but
> > far as I know (Zope 3 wise) I should rather be using Zope Page Templates
> > build the pages.
> > I would also like the product to gracefully move on to Zope 3 in future,
> > that should be taken into consideration as well.
> > Are there perhaps some existsing templates for ZMI that can also be used
> > with Zope 3?
> You could choose to use a 'zmi_master' template which looked like so::
> <metal:x metal:define-macro="master">
> <tal:x tal:replace="structure context/manage_page_header" />
> <tal:x tal:replace="structure context/manage_tabs" />
> <div metal:define-slot="main">
> Non-boilerplate goes here.
> <tal:x tal:replace="structure context/manage_page_footer" />
> If you registered that template as a view in your product's
> 'configure.zcml', e.g.:
> you can then use it in your own ZMI templates, e.g.:
> <html metal:use-macro="context/@@zmi_master/macros/master">
> <div metal:fill-slot="main">
> <h1> Test ZMI Macro </h1>
> I have attached a tarball of a simple Zope2 product which does this.
> After installation, you should be able to visit
> http://localhost:8080/zmi_test to see the results.
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> Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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