Re: Cocoa-dev Digest, Vol 5, Issue 28

  • On Jan 8, 2008, at 6:27 PM, Todd Ditchendorf wrote:

    > I'm trying to implement something very similar Safari's bookmark bar
    > UI.
    > Does anyone have any suggestions on implementing this?
    > Ideally, my bookmark bar will allow DnD to and from the bar with
    > animated
    > reording of items. also an "overflow menu" will be necessary. also,
    > folders
    > with popup menus as well as individual buttons would be nice. bindings
    > support would also be nice. basically, everything safari does would be
    > preferred.
    >
    > - Are there any existing open source kits that contain a view like
    > this?
    >
    > - Is there anything in AppKit/Cocoa by default that would be a good
    > starting
    > point?
    >
    > - Is starting with NSCollectionView a good or bad way to implement
    > this?
    > (I've used NSCollectionview once already and it is great, but I'm
    > wondering
    > if it would work for this considering the DnD, folders and overflow)
    >
    > Thanks for any advice!
    >
    > Todd Ditchendorf

    I've used LRFilterBar (http://www.loganrockmore.com/code/) in one of my
    projectsfor this purpose. You may need to tweak it a bit, but that's
    likely far
    easier than writinga similar control from scratch.

    - Aaron
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