ZCS 6.0:Zimlet Developers Guide:Examples:Tab iFrame

ZCS 6.0: Zimlet Developer Guide:Examples:Tab iFrame

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This zimlet will create a "tab" application that loads an iframe as the tab content.

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Definition File

<zimlet name="com_zimbra_example_tabiframe" version="1.0" description="Demos a tab that loads an iframe">

Handler Object

Below is a snippet from the Handler Object from the zimlet JavaScript file. In zimlet init(), the "tab" application is created. The newly created application name is returned and set as a local zimlet property _simpleAppName for later use.

 * This method gets called by the Zimlet framework when the zimlet loads.
com_zimbra_example_tabiframe_HandlerObject.prototype.init =
function() {
    this._simpleAppName = this.createApp("Tab iFrame App", "zimbraIcon", "An app in a new tab");

In this snippet, when the tab application is launched, HTML code (that produces an iframe) is loaded into the tab application content:

 * This method gets called by the Zimlet framework when the application is opened for the first time.
 * @param	{String}	appName		the application name		
com_zimbra_example_tabiframe_HandlerObject.prototype.appLaunch =
function(appName) {
   switch (appName) {
	case this._simpleAppName: {
	    // do something
            var app = appCtxt.getApp(appName); // get access to ZmZimletApp
            app.setContent("<iframe id=\"tabiframe-app\" name=\"tabiframe-app\" src=\"http://www.yahoo.com\" width=\"100%\" height=\"100%\" /></iframe>"); // write HTML to app


Zimlet Package com_zimbra_example_tabiframe.zip

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Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration Server 7.0 Date Created: 01/06/2010
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=ZCS_6.0:Zimlet_Developers_Guide:Examples:Tab_iFrame Date Modified: 07/13/2015

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