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Where is defined askbot['functions']

asked 2012-05-19 13:06:37 -0500

darkness51 gravatar image


I want know where is defined the js functions that askbot use, for example, I want see the code for askbot['functions']['renderAddCommentButton'] but I not know where is defined??

Can you help me with this?

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Just a note - these functions must be written in pure javascript, without jquery or anything else, because these functions run before any javascript files are loaded. We need these to dynamically update display of some parts before the pages load completely. Since it is pure js - the cross browser support must be considered.

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-05-19 13:33:55 -0500 )edit

@Evgeny, notifications in this community do not work lately, do they? (sorry for posting this here, I didn't want to make a whole new thread for this.

zaf gravatar imagezaf ( 2012-05-19 13:40:33 -0500 )edit

Hmm, I am getting email alerts. Are you missing some?

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-05-19 13:50:47 -0500 )edit

I want add a new functionality to askbot using the comment section, then, I need change the default comment form for one like new_answer form but the new form will continue store the content as a comment. What is the best way to do this?

darkness51 gravatar imagedarkness51 ( 2012-05-19 13:52:59 -0500 )edit

Well, I got this one, but I didn't get the one from the comment in my answer here. Also, yesterday the same, under an answer of mine, there were comments, and only by chance I happen to realize it. Who knows, maybe now its working again..

zaf gravatar imagezaf ( 2012-05-19 13:53:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-05-19 13:13:17 -0500

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I see in file /skins/default/templates/question.html, there is this line

askbot['functions']['renderAddCommentButton'] = render_add_comment_button;

and lower in the same file there is the definition of render_add_comment_button. Is that you re looking for?

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Yes, thank you :)

darkness51 gravatar imagedarkness51 ( 2012-05-19 13:34:42 -0500 )edit

zaf, do you get a notification for this one?

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-05-19 14:23:14 -0500 )edit

@zaf, how about this one? here I've added a mention too.

Evgeny gravatar imageEvgeny ( 2012-05-19 14:23:35 -0500 )edit

Notifications seem to work fine! Thanks

zaf gravatar imagezaf ( 2012-05-19 14:52:59 -0500 )edit

@Evgeny, @zaf if I need a new form with an editor like new answer, how I can do?

darkness51 gravatar imagedarkness51 ( 2012-05-19 18:06:30 -0500 )edit

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