The Page widget

Available since version: 2012
Author: Christian Mayer


Creates a new sub page and adds a corresponding link to the current page.


For a general understanding of how the configuration files are structured and what elements and attributes are it is recommended to read this section first: Pages and structure of CometVisu.

The behaviour and appearance of the Page widget can be influenced by using certain attributes and elements. The following tables show the allowed attributes and elements and their possible values. The screenshots show, how both can be edited in the editor.

Attributes underlined by ..... are mandatory, all the others are optional and be omitted.

Allowed attributes in the Page-element

Element Attribute
  Name Content Description
page name string title of this page
flavour string Selection of a display variant. See also Flavour.
align left, right or center  
ga address  
visible true or false Displays a widget with the page name being a link to the page
type text, 2d or 3d  
size fixed, scaled or contained  
backdropalign string  
backdrop URI  
showtopnavigation true or false Display the top navigation that shows the currently displayed page with all parent pages.
showfooter true or false Shows a footer at the bottom of the page. The footer content is defined in the config file.
shownavbar-top true or false Shows the defined navigation bar on top of the page
shownavbar-bottom true or false Shows the defined navigation bar at the bottom of the page
shownavbar-left true or false Shows the defined navigation bar at the left side of the page
shownavbar-right true or false Shows the defined navigation bar at the right side of the page
bind_click_to_widget true or false use the whole widget area to react on click events

Attributes in the editor (simple view) [1]

Allowed child-elements und their attributes

All widgets are allowed in the page widget.


It is possible to manually edit the visu_config.xml and add an entry for the Page widget.


Make sure that you only use UTF-8 encoded characters by settings the encoding in your XML-editor to UTF-8 mode!


[1]The simple view might not show everything. To see all elements/attributes use the expert view.