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dupree
Jun 26, 2008, 02:41 AM
Hello everybody

I'm new to Xcode and Cocoa so I need someone pointing me to the right direction.

I try to apply an interface like in Things ( http://www.culturedcode.com/things/ ).
What I need is a list using floating elements and the ability to add additional information to the elements.

Thank you.



Enuratique
Jun 26, 2008, 03:40 AM
Hello everybody

I'm new to Xcode and Cocoa so I need someone pointing me to the right direction.

I try to apply an interface like in Things ( http://www.culturedcode.com/things/ ).
What I need is a list using floating elements and the ability to add additional information to the elements.

Thank you.

That's a very nebulous request. Could you provide more concrete / specific items from "Things" that you'd like to implement. What do you mean by elements? What kind of information are you trying to store?

Thanks.

robbieduncan
Jun 26, 2008, 04:19 AM
That entire interface is non-standard: it's all custom code. That's a massive amount of work.

dupree
Jun 26, 2008, 06:49 AM
That's a very nebulous request. Could you provide more concrete / specific items from "Things" that you'd like to implement. What do you mean by elements? What kind of information are you trying to store?

Thanks.

If you look at the screenshot ( http://www.culturedcode.com/styles_2.0/images/screenshot_things_big4.jpg ) you can see a list (right), which doesn't look like a standard list. The elements are floating and you can add additional information like tags, notes etc.

Domainbrain looks very similar http://domainbrainapp.com/images/screen_main.jpg

robbieduncan
Jun 26, 2008, 06:53 AM
If you look at the screenshot ( http://www.culturedcode.com/styles_2.0/images/screenshot_things_big4.jpg ) you can see a list (right), which doesn't look like a standard list. The elements are floating and you can add additional information like tags, notes etc.]

Yep, it's a load of custom views. You have to write all that yourself. You could use the f-script explorer (http://www.fscript.org/) to confirm...

dupree
Jun 26, 2008, 07:28 AM
I didn't know about f-script. I will try using f-script to figure out how it works.
Thank you.