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From "Carlos M. S. Bento Nogueira" <>
Subject [solved]RE: cforms: date element not on top!
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2005 01:16:07 GMT
Problem solved. Something was wrong with tomcat although i restarted it 
several times.

Thanks all for support,

On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Carlos M. S. Bento Nogueira wrote:

> Hello!
> Just found some answers to my own questions i would like to share with you.
> When building cocoon, a cocoon-forms-block.jar is built. This file has a 
> resources directory where one can find most of css and js files
> that appear on ht http requests...
> I've already added the z-index: 100; to the forms-calendar.css on
> src\blocks\forms\java\org\apache\cocoon\forms\resources\css
> but even after a build, and having checked that the css inside the jar is 
> changed, the date element doesn't appear on top.
> As an aditional note to the problem, i must add that this date element
> is being called inside a table.
> TIA,
> CN
> On Sun, 26 Jun 2005, Carlos M. S. Bento Nogueira wrote:
>> Hello again Gary and other cocoon users.
>> I've tried to edit the xsl references to the css and other js files, but 
>> something very odd happens.
>> This uri on forms-calendars-styling.xsl
>> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" 
>> href="{$resources-uri}/css/forms-calendar.css"/>
>> is producing this request
>> #request# GET 
>> http://localhost:8080/cocoon/reports/resources/css/forms-calendar.css
>> and although the file is there, nothing new happens, that is, the suggested 
>> "z-index:100;" change doesn't produce any effect.
>> More curious is the fact that if the file isn't on 
>> /cocoon/reports/resources/css/
>> no error is reported!!
>> TIA,
>> CN
>> ps: If you're using cforms with radio buttons maybe this wiki can come in 
>> hand
>> Enjoy.Just posted it now.
>> On Fri, 24 Jun 2005, Gary Larsen wrote:
>>> Carlos,
>>> When building my first cform I created my own project directory and copied
>>> in all the components being used (xsl, js, css). (they were all over the
>>> place) I edited all the xsl to resolve the reference issues by checking 
>>> the
>>> logs where these were reported when cocoon started up.
>>> Gary
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Carlos M. S. Bento Nogueira []
>>> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 8:14 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: RE: cforms: date element not on top!
>>> Thanks for your reply Gary.
>>> I don't see how adding a line to a file in the source will do the trick
>>> unless you are assuming i must compile cocoon. Is this assumption true?
>>> I've been browsing the web again for this problem and found a post that
>>> confirms that the trick you are using is the correct one :)) My question 
>>> now
>>> is, where should this forms-calendar.css file be placed??
>>> I've edited the source of my generated html page and it seems this file
>>> should be in href="resources/css/forms-calendar.css"
>>> (i assumed this is refering to cocoon/resources...) but it didn't work.
>>> How are the css stylesheets being loaded on cforms??? Except for the
>>> main.css file which is where it is supposed to be, the other css aren't on
>>> their respective paths...:S
>>> TIA,
>>> CarlosN.
>>> On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, Gary Larsen wrote:
>>>>> I'm using a modified version of various actions cforms
>>>>> example(cocoon/samples/blocks/forms/form1 ) and i've changed the
>>>>> birthday widget from "Misc Controls" zone to the "String fields" zone
>>>>> and date is not displaying correctly anymore. It appears to be under
>>>>> this zone and not
>>>>> not on top as it should be.
>>>>> I'm not refering to the date widget itself but rather to the calendar
>>>>> javacript that appeared when one clicked on calendar icon that is
>>>>> displayed just next to the date input field.
>>>> Dan Ochs posted this a few days ago which may help:
>>>> hi, I'm new to this list and cocoon in general so forgive me, I'm also
>>>> not sure if this is exactly where I should be posting this.  I'm
>>>> working with cocoon forms and have a setup where there are two tabs,
>>>> and a reference to the widget? that is used to create a calendar popup
>>>> on the tab that is initially not in the foreground.  The calendar
>>>> always popped up below the tabs and I could only see part of it.  In
>>>> order to fix this, I added another line to the #forms_calendarDiv
>>>> class in
>>>> src\blocks\forms\java\org\apache\cocoon\forms\resources\css\forms-cale
>>>> ndar.c
>>>> ss
>>>> which tells the calendar to move to the front of the view (unless
>>>> there are 100 tabs on the page):
>>>> z-index: 100;
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