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Backbase 4 RIA Development by Sergey Ilinsky, Ghica van Emde Boas

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Behaviors

In some cases, you may want to create functionality that is modular and not tied to a specific widget. For this, you can use a behavior. These behaviors provide a generic behavioral model but not a visual component. Examples of behaviors are the resize and drag-and-drop functionality.

Behaviors provide advanced functionality to a widget, and generally, can be used with any supported markup language. The resize behavior, for example, can be applied both to BTL and XHTML widgets.

Note

By default, the behavior attribute, which you use to add behaviors to a widget, resides in the XEL namespace, while Backbase-defined behaviors are bound to the BTL namespace.

The behavior tag can have the following attributes:

Attribute

Description

extends ...

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