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Best multi div drag and drop solution for web dev

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RomoloFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi All,


Struggling a bit with JQuery sortable multisortable.


Been using sortable with single items dragging and dropping and quite happy that has been working great.


Now I have a new requirement to allow multi drag and drop. 

I have this working but I have the following issues:


a) Unless I make a separate event after all dragging and dropping is done the items remain selected as in the class remains the same. If I try to change this as part of the drag and drop it breaks and the additional divs just float with a style and did NOT attach to the new Div.


b) If I try to use a receive: event the same thing happens again. 


What suggestions do people have in a PHP/MySQL/JavaScript requirement to accommodate the multiple div drag and drop with database update events?


Currently single has been working great with Ajax updates in another project.


Scenario is a similar to a booking system.

People requirement appointments at a doctors practice  . so now I have 100-200 people that need appointments scheduling. I need to drag and drop them onto the correct Room and reorder them as single or multiple to ensure I can get people seen by the Doctor.

I need to drag and drop multiple. I need to move between rooms multiple. I need to reorder as multiple at times as well.


And of course need to update the database.

So..... happy to continue with JQuery multisortable but need to work out if these disjointed floating divs with styles suddenly or the norm or I can resolve.


Or please specify tried and tested solutions that people are using for this around the world.


Many thanks in advance


R

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