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Folder View 2

“Create cool listings like folders, categories and thumbnails with web 2.0 style icons.”

Version 2.0 offers fully Ajax driven folder listings of your server folders and files! Each new folder expansion is loaded dynamically with Ajax calls. Create cool listings like folders, categories and thumbnails with web 2.0 style icons. Apply amazing expanding effects for the greatest user experience. Build your own dynamically tree of DOM or JSON objects!

Forget about boring bullet listings that you see on those pages with that 90's look. Use the new great looking and space preserving animated displays of FolderView. Use it for vertical menus, categories, product listings, portfolio listings, media catalogs and countless other applications whenever you need to show a categorized view of many items.

Edit everything visually in the design view of Dreamweaver, like you are editing a normal list of items, no coding is required while it is still as easy to edit as any other list items.

Overview

Features Highlights:

  • Fully Ajax driven folder listings of your server folders and files! Each new folder expantion is loaded dynamically with Ajax calls
  • Live preview and visually edit in Dreamweaver
  • Choose from many styles and icons
  • Cool effects
  • Integrated in Dreamweaver

Features

Features in Detail

Amazing Folder Views
Create cool listings in using one of the many styles.


You can have listings of any folder or file within your site, and even your whole system!

 

Live Preview and visually edit in Dreamweaver
Preview your designs in the design view of Dreamweaver. Edit everything visually in the design view of Dreamweaver, like you are editing a normal list of items, no coding is required while it is still as easy to edit as any other list items.





Choose from the many Styles and Icons
This extension comes with an extensive collection of icons that will be updated regularly. You can even apply your own style using your own images.



Cool Effects
Apply cool slide and fade effects for collapsing and expanding folders.

Web standards based
FolderView complies with the latest web standards of the W3C


JavaScript Unobtrusive

Even if your users don't use JavaScript, they can still use the FolderView extension as they will se a normal bullet list (optionally with structure).

Integrated in Dreamweaver

Interactive dialog in Dreamweaver with all the options you'll need, including a cool preview field;



Edit your FolderView properties with the property inspector in Dreamweaver.

Showcases

  • Four Seasons Gallery Showcase

    In this showcase you can explore how we combined the Animated Thumbnail Gallery with Folder View 2 in order to create beautiful folder tree and galleries that open on mouse click, working together ...

  • Folder View 2 Picasa Albums Showcase

    The folder tree shows all pre-defined Picasa Albums, click on a Picasa Album to check the cool thumbnail listings.

  • File Management Showcase

    The showcase shows a custom file management interface with Folder View tree structure and File Genie listed content.

  • Remote Browser

    Click on a folder in left pan in order to see the content in main pan. Click on a file in main pan to view it.

Videos

List Server Files with Folder View 2

With this movie we will show you how easily you can create a view of a real file system using Folder View 2.

 

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Using the Folder View 2 Behavior Connector

With this movie we will show you how easily you can dynamically retrieve Folder Contents from an Adobe Dreamweaver Recordset and add a nice dynamic tooltip when clicking on the folder items.

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Requirements


History

Version 2.2.2:

  • Better CSS style linking when multiple instances are used
  • Improved first level lines view
  • Improved compatibility with newest jQuery 1.6+ versions
  • Included latest jQuery 1.6.3
  • Optimized source and files for smaller size
  • Improved automatic shared file copy, synchronization and upload from Dreamweaver
  • Improved working in Dreamweaver templates

Version 2.0.1:

  • New automatic dependent file updater
  • Included new jQuery 1.4.4
  • Improved depended file includes
  • Improvements with the behaviour connector events
  • Improved working in Dreamweaver templates
  • Improved ASP files and folder listing
  • Optimized switching of themes from the inspector

 

George Petrov

George PetrovGeorge Petrov is a renowned software writer and developer whose extensive skills brought numerous extensions, articles and knowledge to the DMXzone- the online community for professional Adobe Dreamweaver users. His expertise in countless languages and technologies gives inspiration and teach valuable lessons on his website – DMXzone.com, which is visited daily by more than 30.000 people and is most popular for its over high-quality Dreamweaver extensions and templates.

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