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Dialog JSP Tag Overview

The Dialog JSP tag is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI Dialog widget.

Getting Started

Configuration

Below are listed the steps for you to follow when configuring the Kendo UI Dialog.

Step 1 Make sure you followed all the steps from the introductory article on Telerik UI for JSP.

Step 2 Create a new action method which renders the view.

Example
    @RequestMapping(value = {"index"}, method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public String index() {

        return "web/dialog/index";
    }

Step 3 Add the Kendo UI taglib mapping to the page.

Example
    <%@taglib prefix="kendo" uri="http://www.kendoui.com/jsp/tags"%>

Step 4 Add the dialog tag.

Example
<kendo:dialog name="dialog" title="Software Update" closable="false" modal="false"
            content="Do you agree terms and conditions?">
    <kendo:dialog-actions>
        <kendo:dialog-action text="NO" />
        <kendo:dialog-action text="YES" primary="true" />
    </kendo:dialog-actions>
</kendo:dialog>

Event Handling

Subscribe to Events

You can subscribe to all events exposed by Kendo UI Dialog by the handler name.

Example
<kendo:dialog name="dialog"  open="dialog_open" close="dialog_close">
</kendo:dialog>

<script>
    function dialog_open() {
        // Handle the open event
    }

    function dialog_close() {
        // Handle the close event
    }
</script>

Reference

Existing Instances

To refer to an existing Dialog instance, use jQuery.data(). Once a reference is established, you are able to use the Dialog API to control its behavior.

Example
// Put this after your Kendo Dialog tag declaration
<script>
$(function() {
    // Notice that the Name() of the dialog is used to get its client-side instance
    var dialogObject = $("#dialog").data("kendoDialog");
});
</script>

See Also

Other articles on Telerik UI for JSP and on the Dialog:

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