[Project_owners] prefwindow/prefpane randomness
matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk
Thu Mar 9 18:23:26 EST 2006
Paul Tomlin wrote:
> Matthew Waymost wrote:
>> I think <menupopup/> needs to be outside the template. Your code
>> creates a <menupopup/> for every <menuitem/> generated by the template.
> That little snippet hasn't changed in ages (that I recall) and works
> fine outside of a "src"'d prefpane.
> When I put it into an external prefpane the _most_ I can get it to do it
> create a single entry in the list, and that only happens after the
> second-ish time of opening the <prefwindow /> (navigating between panes
> doesn't seem to make it generate).
> When I include the code directly into the same file as the <prefwindow
> /> then it works as expected.
> All that aside, I remember that bit of code being a bit of a copy/paste
> affair without me really understanding templates...
There are some problems in prefpanes in 1.5 and 126.96.36.199. For example, a
template backed by an RDF datasource can't be refreshed, and you can't
find the length of a listbox. So you may be hitting a bug which is fixed
in the forthcoming 188.8.131.52.
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