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  • Injectible Container to 2 places

    I have a UX with an Injectible Container and a ControlBar. The Injectible Container is an Accordion Control. What my goal is, to display the Injectible Container in 2 places based on Desktop or Mobile device.

    So, what I've tried (is about everything) is making the Accordion Control into the Injectible Container. I then make the target type Placeholder which shows it in another container with the placeholder.

    Works great so far in Desktop. But now I need to show it in Mobile as well in a Disclosure in the Controlbar.

    So, I open by Controlbar and add the Injectible Container to the Disclosure, which opens with a button on the bar. Then, I use Javascript in the Responsive Settings to HIDE the Container that shows the desktop version with the Placeholder.

    With me so far?

    I preview in Mobile and the Placeholder is hidden, and the Injectible Content shows up when you click the button on the Controlbar.

    Awesome, right?

    Now, I go back to the Desktop preview and the container with the Placeholder is not shown. Darn. So, I've figured out that IF you put the Injectible Content into a Disclosure, you cannot show it anywhere else.

    I've tried using the DIV display, Placeholders, Hide/show just about everything I can think of. I can't get it to show in both the Mobile Controlbar Button Disclosure AND the desktop.

    At the end of the day, I want that Accordion Control to display on a desktop all the time, and also in a Mobile Device in a Controlbar Disclosure. thoughts?

  • #2
    Why not just put it in a panel card in a panel layout then dock it - then show it whenever you want.
    Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
    Albert Einstein, (attributed)
    US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


    • #3
      Can I do that on an app written for desktop browser? (with responsive layout for mobile).


      • #4
        Yes and it can be un-docked to top, bottom left or right on demand. The biggest mistake an AA developer could make today is to not use Panels all the time - they work perfectly in any environmental, you never know what device a user will end up using to view what you build.
        Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
        Albert Einstein, (attributed)
        US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


        • #5
          Cool. I will try that. I know I use them in one other app, but not as a rule or often. I didn't think it was wise for some reason. Thanks for the tip!


          • #6
            Just out of curiosity, Pete, are you talking about designing a website with one page and using the panels and panel navigator? If so, wouldn't that work against the SEO?


            • #7
              This is a useful guide, there are many ways to work with it see c) Create compelling meta titles and descriptions at
              Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
              Albert Einstein, (attributed)
              US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


              • #8
                For me, the use of containers and responsive rules are the way to go. You can set teh width of containers based on the responsive rule set which if you set them to start with the desktop then downwards in width you will get the best results.Whatever is in them can be set to 100%!
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