[Laszlo-dev] Attribute cascading
P T Withington
ptw at openlaszlo.org
Mon Nov 13 13:18:43 PST 2006
Ben, shouldn't you be able to achieve this by using a CSS style,
since styles inherit from parent to child by default? Isn't that the
right way to do it, rather than invent a new attribute mechanism?
On 2006-11-13, at 15:16 EST, Antun Karlovac wrote:
> Some attributes in LZX (e.g. datapath, font, fontsize) cascade
> through the viewsystem.
> Is there a way to create user-defined attributes that behave in the
> same way? I think it's currently done at the implementation-level
> (i.e. classes drill up through the viewsystem until they find a
> datapath). Should there be a way of defining a cascading attribute?
> See the thread here:
> "Inheriting" an attribute from parent to child
> Is there any way to create a new attribute which, like say font or
> fontsize, will be "inherited" from parent to child view?
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