Using the JPane classes in a component

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JPane class types include 'Tabs' and 'Sliders'.

Sliders implement the mootools accordian effect. Examples are the Joomla Admin parameters settings. Tabs also implement mootools (but in which degree?)

startPane and endPane() require a string identifier.

JPanes contain Panels

startPanel() and endPanel() require name and ID parameters.


$pane =& JPane::getInstance('tabs'); //or 'sliders'
echo $pane->startPane( 'pane' );
echo $pane->startPanel( 'Example Panel 1', 'panel1' );
echo "This is panel1";
echo $pane->endPanel();
echo $pane->startPanel( 'Example Panel 2', 'panel2' );
echo "This is panel2";
echo $pane->endPanel();
echo $pane->endPane();

Thanks to tcp for this post: FYI - Change in usage of JPane