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Is it possible to create a complex gui (JTable, JTree etc.) in a web browser without using an applet.
I would like this complex gui to co-exist with a dynamic menu.
The reason I don't want to use an applet is because of the following documented behaviour:
Layers can contain form elements, applets, and plug-ins, which are known as windowed elements. These elements are special in that they float to the top of all other layers, even if their containing layer is obscured.
see http://www.webreference.com/dhtml/diner/seethru/
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Damian.
 
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I haven't really used dhtml for 2+ years, nor do I fully understand your question, but it seems to me that what you are asking how to do is have an applet contained in a layer (using dhtml). In which case, isn't it (more or less) possible to put anything html in a layer? And wouldn't that include the ability to embed an applet?
Or are you trying to do something else?
[ April 17, 2002: Message edited by: Dirk Schreckmann ]
 
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Hi Dirk,
If you look at the link it shows that applets will always appear on the top layer in a html page on a browser.
If you have a dynamic menu with an applet, when the menu dropdown goes into the applet space on the web page, it will be displayed behind the applet.
I hope this clarifys my problem.
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Damian.
 
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