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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Making a reset button to put widgets back into a default state

Those that have been rocking the window widgets along for the past three recipes are embodied with unmistakable readiness!

How to do it...

In the Ajax recipe for the window widgets, we placed a block of code within onDrop that was meant to create an object containing the widget locations and send that data server-side for processing. When our reset widget, <input type="button" value="Reset All" id="reset"/> is pressed, we will need to call that same block of code. Start by moving it into its own function.

function record_locations() { // create an object of widget locations var data = {}; $$('.hitter').each(function(el) { var hitter_loc = el.get('id'); var incumbent = el.getFirst().get('id'); ...

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