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  • Steve Wood
    Re: html template for search results

    After renaming the file to an A5W extension, just try to open it with Alpha's normal editor. If it works, great. If not, then you need to either simplify the page code, or open it in Alpha using Open With > Notepad and manually edit the code. Manually editing your A5W pages mandates that you understand what you are doing to a greater level. You can insert your components in a different blank page, and then copy-paste that code to your target page. But you still need to know what goes where. In WYSIWYG mode, all of that placement is done for you. If you are going to manually edit the A5W page, you can also open that page in Dreamweaver or similar which sport better editors that can handle everything.

    You should also take a step back and figure out what all is in your template web pages. If the complex stuff is dynamic JavaScript or ASP or PHP code, you probably need to strip that out anyway - you are creating an Alpha application, and that other dynamic code, if it exists, is going to be useless. Also, if your template pages were designed a long time ago then the layouts are probably all based on Tables. You'd want to modernize your templates with all CSS design.

    Coming back to Frames - since Frames are a mash of different web pages, maybe you don't need to modify the template, but only provide one or more of the internal pages that are called by the Frames page.

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  • stealthey_99
    Re: html template for search results

    Actually it does have frames and some complex code . I am wondering what would be the easiest way ?

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  • Steve Wood
    Re: html template for search results

    You need to change the extension of that file from html to A5W. And then, if it is just HTML, it will work fine. If the file contains Frames or other complex code, it may blow the HTML editor in Alpha.

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  • stealthey_99
    started a topic html template for search results

    html template for search results

    Hello Our company uses standard web templates and I have to make sure that the database search results are also displayed in that template format .

    Is it possible to insert a web component in an html file so that database results can be displayed or how can I use the existing html template to have the results .

    I insert web component in an a5w page and it seems to be tougher to get that page like the html template we have .

    Any suggestions ?