ZCS 6.0:Zimlet Developers Guide:Examples:Panel Item Drag Source

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ZCS 6.0: Zimlet Developer Guide:Examples:Panel Item Drag Source

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This zimlet will display in the Zimlet panel. It registered to accept drag-n-drop items of types: appointment, contact, conversation and mail messages.

When items of those types are dropped on the panel item, the Zimlet Handler Object com_zimbra_example_paneldragsource_HandlerObject.prototype.doDrop(obj) is called. Then the handler can process the dropped obj.

Definition File

<zimlet name="com_zimbra_example_paneldragsource" version="1.0" description="Demos panel zimlet that accepts drag source objects">
  <zimletPanelItem label="Test Panel with Drag Source">
	<toolTipText>Drag and drop an object</toolTipText>
	<dragSource type="ZmAppt" />
	<dragSource type="ZmContact" />
	<dragSource type="ZmConv" />
	<dragSource type="ZmMailMsg" />

Handler Object

Here is doDrop(obj) method of the Zimlet Handler Object:

 * This method gets called by the Zimlet framework when an item or items are dropped on the panel.
 * @param	obj		the dropped object
com_zimbra_example_paneldragsource_HandlerObject.prototype.doDrop =
function(obj) {

	var type = obj.TYPE;
	switch(type) {
		case "ZmAppt": {
			// do something with ZmAppt
		case "ZmContact": {
			// do something with ZmContact
		case "ZmConv": {
			// do something with ZmConv
		case "ZmMailMsg": {
			// do something with ZmMailMsg



Zimlet Package com_zimbra_example_paneldragsource.zip

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Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Server 7.0 Date Created: 12/22/2009
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=ZCS_6.0:Zimlet_Developers_Guide:Examples:Panel_Item_Drag_Source Date Modified: 2020-11-03

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