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[EP-tech] Re: Help text in workflows



Indeed there is:



   <component type="XHTML">
	HTML in here
   </component>



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Adam Field
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On 22 Oct 2015, at 13:21, Andrew Beeken wrote:

> Is there not simply a way of dropping a block of plain text into the
> workflow near the field in question?
> 
> On 22/10/2015 11:42, "eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
> Field A.N." <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
> af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> 
>> You could adjust the field input renderer to render the field with some
>> text above it...  You can do this in eprint_field.pl by setting  a
>> render_input property like this:
>> 
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> {
>> 	name => 'foo',
>> 	type => 'text',
>> 	render_input => 'render_text_input_with_help',
>> }
>> .
>> .
>> .
>> 
>> 
>> $c->{render_text_input_with_help} = sub
>> {
>> 	my ($field, $repo, $value, $dataset, $staff, $hidden_fields, $obj,
>> $basename) = @_;
>> 
>> 	my $frag = $rep->xml->create_doc_fragment;
>> 
>> 	my $input = $field->render_input_field_actual($repo, $value, $dataset,
>> $staff, $hidden_fields, $obj, $basename);
>> 	my $help = $field->render_help;
>> 
>> 	$frag->appendChild($help);
>> 	$frag->appendChild($input);
>> 
>> 	return $frag;
>> }
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> ...note that this is a half-baked idea.  It will come out with a
>> collapsed help to, which will mean if someone opens it, they'll have the
>> same help twice.  You might want to use a different phrase so that you
>> can have different hidden and revealed help.
>> 
>> --
>> Adam Field
>> Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
>> EPrints Services
>> +44 (0)23 8059 8814
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On 22 Oct 2015, at 11:31, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Adam,
>>> 
>>> Sorry for the delay in looking at this. So, you have to apply the rule
>>> at
>>> a component level meaning that it would effect every field within that
>>> component? That?s a bit heavy for what I want to do - can I not have
>>> this
>>> decided on a per field basis, or at least put some other form of alert
>>> text in?
>>> 
>>> Andrew
>>> 
>>> On 19/10/2015 10:28, "eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
>>> Field A.N." <eprints-tech-bounces at ecs.soton.ac.uk on behalf of
>>> af05v at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Try:
>>>> 
>>>> <component show_help="always">
>>>> 	<field....>
>>>> </component>
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Adam Field
>>>> Business Relationship Manager and Community Lead
>>>> EPrints Services
>>>> +44 (0)23 8059 8814
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On 19 Oct 2015, at 10:16, Andrew Beeken wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Morning all,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is there any way of making help text boxes on the workflow open
>>>>> automatically so that important help messages are always on display?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>> Andrew
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