Design question: portlets drop target indicators?

Anastasia Cheetham a.cheetham at
Tue Mar 25 13:11:22 UTC 2008

On 24-Mar-08, at 6:34 PM, Gary Thompson wrote:

> 1) Open space in the bottom of a column should be a valid drop  
> target.  The drop target indicator should display underneath the  
> last portlet in that column with the dropped content placed at the  
> bottom of the column.  Non-column area is not a valid drop target  
> (e.g., the gutter between columns).
> 2) When a column is empty, dragging into any part of the empty  
> column should render the drop target indicator at the top of the  
> empty column and the dropped content is placed at the top of the  
> column.  Rendering of the drop target indicator is otherwise the  
> same (color, shape, size, etc.).
> Does that answer your questions?

It does indeed - thanks so much for your help!

Anastasia Cheetham                   a.cheetham at
Software Designer, Fluid Project
Adaptive Technology Resource Centre / University of Toronto

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