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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker by Edward Callahan

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Borrowing parts

Another technique worth noting is the borrowing of fully styled widgets from other applications and templates. Consider the case of a search editor. While we could create our own, we may have noticed that Fancy Template from the Templates menu contains a search editor that would fit our needs just fine. Here's a way to extract that editor from the template:

  • Immediately upon page creation, add Fancy Template
  • Move the desired component out of the template and into the layout box
    • In this example, we need panel15 to include the magnifying glass image
  • Delete the FancyTemplate widget from the Model tree
  • Delete any components added by the template
    • In this example, the monthsVar, varTemplateLogout, and varTemplateUsername components can be deleted ...

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