Approved
Last Updated: 07 Jan 2015 16:37 by matt
ADMIN
Vessy
Created on: 15 Aug 2014 09:55
Category: Diagram
Type: Feature Request
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Add client-side OnHover event for the RadDiagram shapes and connections
Raise OnHover event for the RadDiagram shapes and connections, giving the developer the ability to access the object that is hovered (get reference to it).
3 comments
matt
Posted on: 07 Jan 2015 16:37
woot! all right... once OnHover is implemented for both Shapes and Connections we will really be able to create some great interactive diagrams representing real-world infrastructure w/ real-time data! thanks!
matt
Posted on: 16 Dec 2014 15:23
Hello, again. In speaking w/ staff on this issue very recently, we were told that OnHover is not on the drawing board. Worse, the way we were able to implement this ourselves (using JQuery and client-side ID attributes) is no longer possible because IDs have been removed from client-side. So now it is not possible to implement Shape/Connection hover actions. This is a terrible decision -- on-hover is a very old, very standard, very customary way of interacting w/ on-screen UI elements. Without it, it's impossible to, say, change the color of an element, or present a RadToolTip, when the user mouses over it. How can we build feature-rich, interactive apps for enterprise if we can’t even hover over a Shape/Connection? More, this doesn’t follow suit w/ the event model in all the other RadControls – the other UI controls support OnHover in client-side, such as the RadGrid. Can you imagine the RadGrid not having the ability to do OnHover?

This control very badly needs the ability to do both OnClick and OnHover for Shapes & Connections. Otherwise it's just a toy and cannot be used in serious enterprises applications.
matt
Posted on: 15 Aug 2014 15:23
OnHover and OnClick for both shapes and connections is the next logical step -- this will allow us to build feature-rich, interactive apps around RadDiagrams.

thanks!