2008/2/29, Serge Noiraud <Serge.Noiraud@free.fr>:
Hi,

        I'm trying to add GeoView in the Gramplets view.
For the moment, I can't. My problems :

1 - It seems we can only have text in a gramplet. is it true ?

yes. I meant to augment the geoview with gramplets that can drive what is seen in the view

2 - Is it possible to add a toolbar and for example a notebook
    or something like that in a gramplet ?

this is code, everything is possible ;-D

3 - I need to add maps selection for this. Can we add buttons
    like gvcloseimage, gvstateimage if I can't add a toolbar?

I would not make geoview a gramplet.

Let's start with a patch to be able to have geoview a real pluggable view.
Looking at your patch I think you should do the following:

1/don't add viewmanager as an attribute to displaystate, just pass the one method displaystate needs, so add_page. I really don't like this circular references while only one method is needed.
This will enable pluggable views by a report option.

2/the user should be able to drop the geoview tool, and the javascript in the plugins dir, so you should make the code that the javascript is not needed in /src, but instead is found in ~/.gramps/plugins or ...../src/plugins, that is, where the tool is

Commit the above code. Create an entry for geoview on the unsupported third party plugins section:
http://www.gramps-project.org/wiki/index.php?title=Unsupported_Plugins with link to where to download the tool and the js file

That will enable everybody to easily test out geoview in 3.0.0, which will give us important feedback

What I meant with a gramplet in my earlier mail was that you could write a gramplet, and allow a gramplet to dock to the geoview. The gramplet could have textual links:
-show ancestors
-show descendants
-....

clicking the links would update the geoview. You could implement this obviously without gramplets, I just mentioned that as the infrastructure is mainly in place.

Benny

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