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ExtGWT Rich Internet Application Cookbook by Odili Charles Opute

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Building tabbed content with custom tab icons

Organizing content into tabs is not only visually appealing but also helps to judiciously utilize UI real estate. The user can easily identify and navigate through the tabbed content by clicking on the title on any of the tabs; augmenting this with tooltips and icons gives a better visual cue for a tab, thus improving navigation.

Building tabbed content with custom tab icons

How to do it...

We will create a custom interface that extends ImageBundle. The ImageBundle is a GWT tag interface that is used to bundle several images into one big image, in order to optimize the delivery of the images over the network. We will call ImageBundle Icons and use ...

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