ZCS 6.0:Zimlet Developers Guide:Examples:Menu Items JS

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This zimlet will match the words lab, user or remodel and display a tool tip. On mouse right-click, a menu is presented. Each menu item will launch a website.

The Zimlet ZIP Package contains the Zimlet Definition File and a JavaScript file. The two menu items are defined using <menuItem>. The a zimlet menuitems.js JavaScript file is included with <include>menuitems.js</include>. The zimlet Handler Object is defined with <handlerObject>com_zimbra_menuitemsjsHandlerObject</handlerObject>.

When a menu item is selected, the zimlet Handler Object menuItemSelected(itemId) method is called and passes the menu item id, as specified in the definition file (either "SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID1" or "SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID2").

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Definition File

<zimlet name="com_zimbra_menuitemsjs" version="0.1" description="Demos menu item with actions in JS">
      <regex attrs="ig">lab|user|remodel</regex> <!-- matches lab or user or remodel -->
    <toolTip>Menu Items Example</toolTip> <!-- the tool tip to display when content matches -->
      <menuItem label="First Context Menu Item - Go to Yahoo!" icon="Search" id="SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID1" />
      <menuItem label="Second Context Menu Item - Go to Yahoo! Sports" icon="NewContact" id="SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID2" />

JS File

 * This method gets called by the Zimlet framework when a context menu item is selected.
 * @param	itemId		the Id of selected menu item
com_zimbra_menuitemsjsHandlerObject.prototype.menuItemSelected =
function(itemId) {
  switch (itemId) {
    case "SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID1":
      window.open ("http://www.yahoo.com", "mywindow","menubar=1,resizable=1,width=800,height=600"); 
    case "SOME_MENU_ITEM_ID2":
      window.open ("http://sports.yahoo.com", "mywindow","menubar=1,resizable=1,width=800,height=600"); 
      // do nothing


Zimlet Package com_zimbra_menuitemsjs.zip
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