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DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Segmented Button for Toolbar

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We are glad to share one more DHTMLX tip, and this time you’ll know how to divide the buttons from toolbar into groups (grouped buttons also know as segmented button). You can create several segmented buttons for a single toolbar. Only one button at a time can be pressed within the group. It provides you …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: “Soft-Closed” Windows

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One more small DHTMLX tip with the help of which you’ll be able to close window (not collapse), but it will be still active and continue working on background. Why does someone need it? It’ll save you from the necessity to load the definite part of information each time, i.e. the work with your app …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Loading Content into Tabs on Demand

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We continue sharing small tricks and tips that enable so many abilities when using our JavaScript UI library. This time we’ll show you how to load content into tabs on demand. The described ability allows you to decrease the load on your app. The end users of your product may not need all the content …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: How to Work with Ajax

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Based on frequent questions about working with DHTMLX and Ajax, we decided to explain how it works in detail. The main function of Ajax is interaction with a server, sending requests and processing of user data in particular. dhtmlxAjax was simplified in the version 4.0. The general scripts of working with Ajax are the following: …

New dhtmlxTemplate Function: How to Use (Live Demo inside)

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Two weeks ago we updated dhtmlxSuite to the version 4.1. This update introduced a new interesting function – dhtmlxTemplate. We decided to tell more about it in case if some of you haven’t tried to use it yet. What is DHTMLX Template? It is a function that allows using templates instead of fixed values. This …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Custom Slider Control [Mini-Tutorial]

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If you face the necessity to include a slider control into your app or website and want to customize it to meet your design requirements, then this article for you – here you will learn how to create new skins for the simple JavaScript slider control, dhtmlxSlider. As a basis, we take a standard slider …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Tooltips with Popup in dhtmlxCalendar

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A week has passed since our previous tip and again we’re ready to share a cool and useful feature. We want to show you how fast and simple you can put tooltips with a popup window into our Date Picker, dhtmlxCalendar. Just two steps! Step 1. First of all, we need to initialize dhtmlxCalendar on …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Showing Custom Labels in dhtmlxGantt

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We’ve recently updated dhtmlxGantt and we really like what we’ve got as a result. Every single feature completes the component and makes it a powerful JavaScript Gantt Chart. In this article we’ll tell you about the ability to show custom labels near the Gantt bars. Sometimes you need to display additional content near the Gantt …

DHTMLX Little-Known Features: Mini Calendar in dhtmlxScheduler

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Mini calendar in our JavaScript Scheduler can’t be named “little-known” feature and it’s some kind of “must have” in each event calendar. But in this article we’ll tell you about all the ways how and where you can place this small but very useful thing. So, let’s start. First of all, we need to add …