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Folder View 2 Manual

“Create cool listings like folders, categories and thumbnails with web 2.0 style icons”

Version 2.0 of Folder View offers fully Ajax driven folder listings of your server folders and files! Each new folder expansion is loaded dynamically with Ajax calls. Create cool listings like folders, categories and thumbnails with web 2.0 style icons. Apply amazing expanding effects for the greatest user experience. Build your own dynamically tree of DOM or JSON objects! 


Table of contents

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About FolderView
Deploy the extension in four easy steps

Before you begin
Make sure to setup your site in Dreamweaver first before creating a page, if you don't know how to do this please read this.

Installing the extension
Read the tutorial at http://www.dmxzone.com/go?4671.

The Basics: Creating a Basic Folder Listing
In this chapter we'll create a basic listing that will look this:.

The Basics: Editing the Folders and Their Properties
In this chapter we're going to edit the properties of the FolderView listing using the design view of Dreamweaver.

Advanced Usage

Advanced: Editing the Field with the Property Inspector
In this chapter we're going to edit the properties of the FolderView listing using the property inspector of Dreamweaver. Click on in your design view to display the properties of the listing. Below is a screenshot of the property inspector.

Advanced: Multiple Folder Views
In this chapter we'll create two folder lists using a table. The result will be as follows.

Advanced: Attaching Behaviors to Folder View
In this chapter we're going to show you how you can dynamically retrieve Folder Contents from an Adobe Dreamweaver Recordset and add a nice dynamic tooltip when clicking on the folder items.

 

Video Tutorials

Using the Folder View 2 Behavior Connector
With this movie we will show you how easily you can dynamically retrieve Folder Contents from an Adobe Dreamweaver Recordset and add a nice dynamic tooltip when clicking on the folder items using Folder View 2.

List Server Files with Folder View 2
With this movie we will show you how easily you can create a view of a real file system using Folder View 2.

 

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