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Need to get tabs to work in a mootools slider that i developed.

Posted on 2008-10-13
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I've constructed a slider which activates when a href is clicked by the user.  It slides in from the bottom of the page with slight animation.
I need to get a tab system working within this slider.  So far i've had no luck.

Interestingly the tabs will work outside of the slider but as soon as I place the tabs inside the slider div, they won't work.

Please take a look at the url i provided for a (kind of) working sample - you'll see what i want to achieve:
http://www.iselectmedia.com/development/mooSlide/

Ill attach code snippets.
/*********************  HTML FILE *******************/
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title></title>
<script src="mint" language="javascript" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script src="mootools.js" language="javascript" type="text/ecmascript"></script>
<script src="mootabs1.2.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
 
<link rel="stylesheet" href="mootabs1.2.css" type="text/css" media="screen" title="no title" charset="utf-8" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" type="text/css" />
 
</head>
<body>
<div id="content">
	<a title="" href="images/blank.gif" rev="mycontent" rel="designSlide">click</a>
	<div id="mycontent">
        <div id="myTabs">
            <ul class="mootabs_title">
                <li title="My Work">Tab 1</li>
                <li title="About Me">Tab 2</li>
            </ul>				
            <div id="My Work" class="mootabs_panel">
                <h1>Tab 1</h1>
                Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit.					
            </div>                        
            <div id="About Me" class="mootabs_panel">
                <h1>Tab 2</h1>
                Sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.					
            </div>        
        </div>
        <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">
			window.addEvent('domready', init);
			function init() {
			myTabs1 = new mootabs('myTabs');
			}
		</script>
	</div>
<script src="mooSlideX.js" language="javascript" type="text/ecmascript"></script>
</body>
</html>
/*********************  END HTML FILE *******************/
 
 
/*********************  MOOTABS1.2.JS FILE *******************/
var mootabs = new Class({
	
	initialize: function(element, options) {
		this.options = Object.extend({
			width:				'95%',
			height:				'100px',
			changeTransition:	Fx.Transitions.Bounce.easeOut,
			duration:			1000,
			mouseOverClass:		'active',
			activateOnLoad:		'first',
			useAjax: 			false,
			ajaxUrl: 			'',
			ajaxOptions: 		{method:'get'},
			ajaxLoadingText: 	'Loading...'
		}, options || {});
		
		this.el = $(element);
		this.elid = element;
		
		this.el.setStyles({
			height: this.options.height,
			width: this.options.width
		});
		
		this.titles = $$('#' + this.elid + ' ul.mootabs_title li');
		this.panelHeight = this.el.getSize().size.y - (this.titles[0].getSize().size.y + 4);
		this.panels = $$('#' + this.elid + ' .mootabs_panel');
 
		
		this.panels.setStyle('height', this.panelHeight);
		
		this.titles.each(function(item) {
			item.addEvent('click', function(){
					item.removeClass(this.options.mouseOverClass);
					this.activate(item);
				}.bind(this)
			);
			
			item.addEvent('mouseover', function() {
				if(item != this.activeTitle)
				{
					item.addClass(this.options.mouseOverClass);
				}
			}.bind(this));
			
			item.addEvent('mouseout', function() {
				if(item != this.activeTitle)
				{
					item.removeClass(this.options.mouseOverClass);
				}
			}.bind(this));
		}.bind(this));
		
		
		if(this.options.activateOnLoad != 'none')
		{
			if(this.options.activateOnLoad == 'first')
			{
				this.activate(this.titles[0], true);
			}
			else
			{
				this.activate(this.options.activateOnLoad, true);	
			}
		}
	},
	
	activate: function(tab, skipAnim){
		if(! $defined(skipAnim))
		{
			skipAnim = false;
		}
		if($type(tab) == 'string') 
		{
			myTab = $$('#' + this.elid + ' ul li').filterByAttribute('title', '=', tab)[0];
			tab = myTab;
		}
		
		if($type(tab) == 'element')
		{
			var newTab = tab.getProperty('title');
			this.panels.removeClass('active');
			
			this.activePanel = this.panels.filterById(newTab)[0];
			
			this.activePanel.addClass('active');
			
			if(this.options.changeTransition != 'none' && skipAnim==false)
			{
				this.panels.filterById(newTab).setStyle('height', 0);
				var changeEffect = new Fx.Elements(this.panels.filterById(newTab), {duration: this.options.duration, transition: this.options.changeTransition});
				changeEffect.start({
					'0': {
						'height': [0, this.panelHeight]
					}
				});
			}
			
			this.titles.removeClass('active');
			
			tab.addClass('active');
			
			this.activeTitle = tab;
			
			if(this.options.useAjax)
			{
				this._getContent();
			}
		}
	},
	
	_getContent: function(){
		this.activePanel.setHTML(this.options.ajaxLoadingText);
		var newOptions = {update: this.activePanel.getProperty('id')};
		this.options.ajaxOptions = Object.extend(this.options.ajaxOptions, newOptions || {});
		var tabRequest = new Ajax(this.options.ajaxUrl + '?tab=' + this.activeTitle.getProperty('title'), this.options.ajaxOptions);
		tabRequest.request();
	},
	
	addTab: function(title, label, content){
		//the new title
		var newTitle = new Element('li', {
			'title': title
		});
		newTitle.appendText(label);
		this.titles.include(newTitle);
		$$('#' + this.elid + ' ul').adopt(newTitle);
		newTitle.addEvent('click', function() {
			this.activate(newTitle);
		}.bind(this));
		
		newTitle.addEvent('mouseover', function() {
			if(newTitle != this.activeTitle)
			{
				newTitle.addClass(this.options.mouseOverClass);
			}
		}.bind(this));
		newTitle.addEvent('mouseout', function() {
			if(newTitle != this.activeTitle)
			{
				newTitle.removeClass(this.options.mouseOverClass);
			}
		}.bind(this));
		//the new panel
		var newPanel = new Element('div', {
			'style': {'height': this.options.panelHeight},
			'id': title,
			'class': 'mootabs_panel'
		});
		if(!this.options.useAjax)
		{
			newPanel.setHTML(content);
		}
		this.panels.include(newPanel);
		this.el.adopt(newPanel);
	},
	
	removeTab: function(title){
		if(this.activeTitle.title == title)
		{
			this.activate(this.titles[0]);
		}
		$$('#' + this.elid + ' ul li').filterByAttribute('title', '=', title)[0].remove();
		
		$$('#' + this.elid + ' .mootabs_panel').filterById(title)[0].remove();
	},
	
	next: function(){
		var nextTab = this.activeTitle.getNext();
		if(!nextTab) {
			nextTab = this.titles[0];
		}
		this.activate(nextTab);
	},
	
	previous: function(){
		var previousTab = this.activeTitle.getPrevious();
		if(!previousTab) {
			previousTab = this.titles[this.titles.length - 1];
		}
		this.activate(previousTab);
	}
});
/*********************  END MOOTABS1.2.JS FILE *******************/
 
 
/*********************  MOOTABS1.2 CSS FILE *******************/
.mootabs_title {
	list-style-image: none;
	list-style-type: none;
	margin: 0px;
	padding: 0px;
	height: 24px;
}
 
.mootabs_title li {
	float: left;
	background-color: #000;
	padding: 2px 8px 2px 8px;
	margin-right: 2px;
	cursor: pointer;
	height: 18px;
	color:#fff;
	
}
 
.mootabs_title li.active {
	background-color: #aaa;
}
 
.mootabs_panel {
	display: none;
	background-color: #000;
	position: relative;
	width: 100%;
	top: 10px;
	clear: both;
	overflow: auto;
	
	
}
 
.mootabs_panel.active {
	background-color: #000;
	display: block;
}
/*********************  END MOOTABS1.2 CSS FILE *******************/
 
 
/*********************  MOOSLIDEX.JS FILE *******************/
window.addEvent('domready',function(){
 
	$$('a').each(function(x){
		y = x.getAttribute('rev');
	
		if(navigator.appVersion.indexOf('MSIE') != -1){
			if(y != ""){
				$(y).setStyle('visibility','hidden');
			}
		}else{
			if(y != null){
				$(y).setStyle('visibility','hidden');
			}
		}
	})
})
 
var xxx = new Array();
 
$$('a').each(function(el){
	if(el.getAttribute('rel') == "designSlide"){
		
		// preload images
		a = new Image();
		lnk = el.getAttribute('href');
		a.src = lnk;
		xxx.push(a);
	
		el.addEvent('click',function(x){		
		// old container still existing? remove it
		if($('container2') != false){
			$('container2').remove();
		}
		
		//go
		bd = document.body;
		windowHeight = 0;
		windowWidth = 0;
		title = el.getAttribute('title');
		titleSplitPos = title.indexOf("::");
		titleHead = title.substring(0,titleSplitPos);
		lengthContent = title.length + titleSplitPos
		titleContent = title.substring(titleSplitPos+2,lengthContent);
		addContent = el.getAttribute('rev');
		
 
	
		if($(addContent) != false){
			addContentCont = $(addContent).innerHTML;
			$(addContent).setStyle('visibility','hidden');	
		}
	
		nav = navigator.appName;
		windowHeight = window.getScrollTop() + window.getHeight();
		var x = new Event(x).stop();
		var hrefSrc = el.getAttribute('href');
		var preloadPrev = new Image();
		preloadPrev.src = hrefSrc;
		var imgWidth = preloadPrev.width;
		var imgHeight = preloadPrev.height;	
		var space = imgHeight;
		var top = windowHeight - 152;
		
		// create a new div with the width of the screen
		var container = new Element('div', {
					'styles': 
					{
						'display': 'block',
						'visibility':'hidden',
						'width': '99%',
						'height': 'auto',
						'background':'#000',
						'border': '1px solid #AAA',
						'padding-bottom':'20px',
						'left':'5px',
						'margin':'0px',
						'position': 'absolute',
						'top': top + 'px',
						'cursor':'default',
						'color':'#fff'
					}
			  })
			  
		container.setAttribute('id','container2');
			  
			  image = new Element('img', {
			  	'styles':
				{
					'border': 'none',
					'display':'block',
					'visibility': 'hidden',
					'float':'left',
					//'background': '#000 url(images/loading.gif) center center no-repeat',
					'margin-top':'20px',
					'margin-left':'20px',
					'height':'auto',
					'width': 'auto',
					'src': hrefSrc,
					'z-index':'1000'
				}			
			})
			
			  div = new Element('div', {
			    'styles':
				{
						'float':'left',
						'width':'95%',
						'height':'auto',
						'display':'block',
						'margin-top':'10px',
						'margin-left':'-15px'
		
				}
			})
			
			off = new Element('img', {
			  'styles':
			  	{
			  			'position':'absolute',
						'top':'10px',
						'right':'10px',
						'padding':'0px',
						'width':'33px',
						'height':'11px',
						'cursor':'pointer'//added this for functionality
						
						
				}
			
			})		
			  off.src="images/close.jpg";
			 off.addEvent('click',function(){
			 	  	 container.effect('opacity',{duration: 700, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(0.9,0).chain(function(){
					 // var h = container.getStyle('height');																															  					//  image.remove();
					//  container.effect('height',{duration: 700, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(h,0).chain(function(){
					  container.remove();
					  $('overlayed').effect('opacity',{duration: 300, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(0.5,0);
					  $('overlayed').remove();
					 })
			 })
			  
			 div.setAttribute('id','info');			
			
			 if($(addContent) != false){
			 div.innerHTML = "<h1>" + titleHead + "</h1><p>" + titleContent + "</p>" + "<p>" + addContentCont + "</p>";
			 }else{
			 div.innerHTML = "<h1>" + titleHead + "</h1><p>" + titleContent + "</p>";
			 }
			 
			 // add overlay
			 /*winH = window.getScrollHeight();
			 winW = window.getScrollWidth();
			 overlayed = new Element('div', {
	          'styles':
			  {
				  	'width':winW,
					'height':winH,
					'position':'absolute',
					'background-color':'#000',
					'visibility':'hidden',
					'top':'0px'
					
			  }
			  })
			  overlayed.setAttribute('id','overlayed');			
			  overlayed.injectInside(document.body);*/
			  
			  image.src = preloadPrev.src;
			  
			  //overlayed.effect('opacity',{ duration: 200, transition:Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true }).start(0,0.7);
			  container.injectInside(bd);
			  image.injectInside(container);
			  image.effect('opacity',{duration: 1200, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(0,1);
		  	  container.effect('opacity',{duration: 0, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(0,0.9);
			  container.effect('top',{duration: 500, transition: Fx.Transitions.Back.easeOut, wait:false}).start(windowHeight,top);
			  div.injectAfter(image);
			  div.effect('opacity',{duration: 0, transition: Fx.Transitions.linear, wait:true}).start(0,1);
			  off.injectInside(div);
			  //container.makeDraggable();
			 return false;
		})
	}
})
/*********************  END MOOSLIDEX.JS FILE *******************/

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Looks like you got it working in the bottomSlide directory.  Did you figure out what the problem was?
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Yes i did.
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