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Jetspeed-2 and Cutom mode

 
Shailesh Joshi
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Hi all,
I am trying to deploy a portlet on JetSpeed-2 portal server, I ve added one custom portlet mode called "config" however its not displayed when I log-in as administrator.

I ve following entries in portlet.xml

<supports>
<mime-type>text/html</mime-type>
<portlet-mode>view</portlet-mode>
<portlet-mode>edit</portlet-mode>
<portlet-mode>help</portlet-mode>
<portlet-mode>config</portlet-mode>
</supports>

also

<custom-portlet-mode>
<portlet-mode>config</portlet-mode>
</custom-portlet-mode>

also I ve a overridden doDispatch() method, which calls the doConfig() method if mode is set in request.

There is not exception in console..has anybody come across such situation? what I am missing here?

cheers
Shailesh
 
Cameron Wallace McKenzie
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Does the JetSpeed2 portal support the custom config mode?

From the JetSpeed2 website, it indicates that the supported custom portlet mode is print, and the custom window state is solo.

JetSpeed-2: Portal Core Features

If a portal doesn't support the custom portlet mode, it will never render on the page, even if you code everything correctly. IBM's WebSphere Portal Server 5.x and 6 support the config mode, I know that, but I'm not sure about JetSpeed.

If you're just doing testing, see if you can get the print mode to come up instead. If you've got the code already, it's probably just a few minor changes to use the word print instead of config.

Good luck!

-Cameron McKenzie
 
Shailesh Joshi
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Hey thats very informative, I thought if you want any custom mode just add them in portlet.xml and over write doDispatch(). I ll test for 'print' in JetSpeed-2.

Thanks
Shailesh
 
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