Jevents 2.x (Free Access)

Calendar Cell Scroll

Discuss JEvents 2.x for Joomla 1.5-2.5 here - club members can use the special club forum for faster response times.
Forum rules
When requesting support please follow these steps:

1. Update all JEvents add on's first, via the Joomla! Updater
2. Copy and Paste the JEvents Support Information from the JEvents Control Panel.
3. If you get a 500 error OR white page, enable Maximum Error Reporting in Joomla! Global Config and visit the page again, this should give you a more detailed error and help us provide a prompt response.

Postby Aprilfreelance » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:01 pm

I'm using Jevents 2.2.8 on a church website. I have the main view set to monthly. When there are more than two events for a day, the calendar cell length expands, causing the whole view to look odd. Is there a way to make it use scroll bars within each cell, instead? Since we are a church, Sundays and Wednesdays can have as many as 10 to 15 events for one day.

I am using the Geraint layout. Would changing the template make any difference? Also, we will probably be purchasing a silver membership if I can get permission for the expense. Would the club layouts fix the problem?
Aprilfreelance
Silver Members
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:08 pm

Postby Tonyp » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:48 pm

Hello,

Yes it is possible..

1. Try wrapping the custom field text in a div like:

Code: Select all
<div style="height:120px;width:120px;border:1px solid #ccc;font:16px/26px Georgia, Garamond, Serif;overflow:auto;"> Customfield text/string </div>


2. Template override which you should find:
http://www.jevents.net/jevents-15-topme ... jevents-15

Useful.

Regards
Tony
Last edited by carcam on Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:54 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Closing Code tag.
---------------------------------------
Feel free to PM me if you would like Custom Installs or Joomla! related work for a competitive quote.

User avatar
Tonyp
Team Staff
 
Posts: 23809
Joined: Tue Oct 12, 2010 9:12 pm
Location: Isle of Man

Postby Aprilfreelance » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:37 am

Thanks for your reply, Tonyp. Unfortunately, I have been trying for hours to figure out how to apply your suggestion, and I'm totally lost!

I am using the Geraint view for the calendar component. Can someone please tell me which file I am supposed to be editing, and which part of that file? I have looked through what seems like every template file in the components_jevents listing, and cannot figure out what to change.
Aprilfreelance
Silver Members
 
Posts: 8
Joined: Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:08 pm

Postby carcam » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:00 am

The point is that you will need a template override of the monthly view to get into this. This document might be of help:

http://www.jevents.net/jevents-15-topme ... jevents-15

The code Tony pointed, is a first approach that you can try in your override to get the scroll bar into each cell.
¿Sabías que tenemos soporte en español para los miembros del Club de JEvents? ¡ÚNETE AHORA!
User avatar
carcam
Team Staff
 
Posts: 7114
Joined: Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:50 pm
Location: Almería


Return to Jevents 2.x (Free Access)

  • Who is online
  • View new posts
  • View unanswered posts
  • In total there are 2 users online :: 2 registered and 0 hidden (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
  • Most users ever online was 94 on Tue Sep 01, 2009 12:33 am
  • Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Yahoo [Bot]