Knowledge Base support case for AllWebMenus, abstracted and stripped of all user’s private info.


Initial Email From:
Michael
Initial Email Subject: Pre-purchase question: Integration with Flex 4?
Support Case Month: September 2012

Hi:

I am very interested in your AllWebMenus Pro product, but need to know if I am able to create the following menu as a Flex/Flash widget (SWF file). If so, do you have instructions how to do so in your Knowledgebase once I buy the product?

Your prompt response is much appreciated since I need to build this for a client this weekend.

Thanks,

Michael

Reply From: Likno Customer Support

Dear Michael,

I am afraid that AllWebMenus does not produce flash files. We only have JavaScript-based products.

Is there a specific reason why you would want this to be a flash applet? I am asking as I can only think of cons and no pros in this.

(Flash is not supported everywhere, it requires plugins to be installed into the browser, it is heavier, it is going to be dropped altogether by Apple & Google etc)

Regards,
Kostas
Likno Customer Support
www.likno.com
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Reply From: Michael

So, I use flash widgets to integrate with a BI tool called microstrategy. I am kind of stuck until they support HTML5. I am able to setup an HTML container. Basically  this is to create a selector for a dashboard versus a menu for a web page. If the example generates JavaScript or Actionscript, I can include your library to create the widget, and then use the code in the CDATA part of the Script tag. I welcome your thoughts.

Michael

Reply From: Likno Customer Support

Dear Michael,

I am afraid I am not aware of “microstrategy” at all. Still, our tools generate JavaScript and HTML, so it sounds as it will not be a problem.

The minimum requirements for AllWebMenus to work is that:

1) you are able to directly insert a HTML snippet in your page (the so-called “Linking Code”)

2) you are able to directly upload files to your server (preferably with FTP access)

Are these requirements met by your system? If so, then there should not be a problem.

Here is an example of the HTML code (“Linking Code”) you will need to insert in your page:

<!-- ******** BEGIN ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR menu ******** -->
<script type='text/javascript'>
      var MenuLinkedBy='AllWebMenus [2]', awmBN='GN';
      awmAltUrl='';
</script>
<script src='/menu.js' language='JavaScript1.2' type='text/javascript'>
</script>
<script type='text/javascript'>awmBuildMenu();</script>

<!-- ******** END ALLWEBMENUS CODE FOR menu ******** -->

Regards,
Kostas
Likno Customer Support
www.likno.com
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