Detect the state of Spry Effects
Posted on 2010-09-02
How can one detect the current state of a Spry effect (for example the slide effect)?
The problem seems to be that the state of the slide effect is lost when a page is refreshed or called newly after the slide effect has been executed. That leads to a problem when the effect is setup to allow "toggle". Example:
I slide down an initially invisible table by hitting the "hide/show" button. The table appears but contains a "next 25 items" button which refreshes the page to show the next 25 items pulled from a database. Now, if I hit the "hide/show" button again to toggle the table away (hide) again, the button, instead of sliding the table back up again, actually executes the initial effect of sliding it down (because after the page refresh it was initiated to the original state which is "up".
How can I make the spry slide effect "remember" the last state of the effect after the page is refreshed. Is there a way I can hand the state over to the next page by means of a variable, or ist there a way I can have the next page read out the last state of the slide effect?
Thanks for the help.