Dialog

Dialog is a small content pane that pops up over App's main content. Dialogs are usualy used to ask something from user, or to notify or warn user. Dialog as all other modals is part of so called "Temporary Views".

Dialog can be opened only using JavaScript. So let's look at related App methods to work with dialogs

Dialog App Methods

Let's look at related App methods to work with Dialog:

app.dialog.create(parameters)- create Dialog instance

  • parameters - object. Object with dialog parameters

Method returns created Dialog's instance

app.dialog.destroy(el)- destroy Dialog instance

  • el - HTMLElement or string (with CSS Selector) or object. Dialog element or Dialog instance to destroy.

app.dialog.get(el)- get Dialog instance by HTML element

  • el - HTMLElement or string (with CSS Selector). Dialog element.

Method returns Dialog's instance

app.dialog.open(el, animate)- opens Dialog

  • el - HTMLElement or string (with CSS Selector). Dialog element to open.
  • animate - boolean. Open Dialog with animation.

Method returns Dialog's instance

app.dialog.close(el, animate)- closes Dialog

  • el - HTMLElement or string (with CSS Selector). Dialog element to close.
  • animate - boolean. Close Dialog with animation.

Method returns Dialog's instance

Dialog Parameters

Now let's look at list of available parameters we need to create Dialog:

Parameter Type Default Description
el HTMLElement Dialog element. Can be useful if you already have Dialog element in your HTML and want to create new instance using this element
backdrop boolean true Enables Dialog backdrop (dark semi transparent layer behind)
closeByBackdropClick boolean true When enabled, dialog will be closed on backdrop click
animate boolean true Whether the Dialog should be opened/closed with animation or not. Can be overwritten in .open() and .close() methods
title string Dialog title
text string Dialog inner text
content string Custom Dialog content that follows dialog text
buttons array [] Array with dialog buttons
verticalButtons boolean false Enables vertical buttons layout
onClick function(dialog, index) Callback function that will be executed after click on the Dialog button. As an arguments it received dialog instance and clicked button index number
cssClass string Additional css class to add
on object Object with events handlers. For example:
var dialog = app.dialog.create({
  text: 'Hello World',
  on: {
    opened: function () {
      console.log('Dialog opened')
    }
  }
})

Button Parameters

Each Button in buttons array must be presented as object with button parameters:

Parameter Type Default Description
text string String with Button's text (could be HTML string)
bold boolean false Enables bold button text
color string Button color, one of default colors
close boolean true If enabled then button click will close Dialog
cssClass string Additional button CSS class
onClick function(dialog, e) Callback function that will be executed after click on this button

Dialog Methods & Properties

So to create Dialog we have to call:

var dialog = app.dialog.create({ /* parameters */ })

After that we have its initialized instance (like dialog variable in example above) with useful methods and properties:

Properties
dialog.app Link to global app instance
dialog.el Dialog HTML element
dialog.$el Dom7 instance with dialog HTML element
dialog.backdropEl Backdrop HTML element
dialog.$backdropEl Dom7 instance with backdrop HTML element
dialog.params Dialog parameters
Methods
dialog.open(animate) Open dialog. Where
  • animate - boolean (by default true) - defines whether it should be opened with animation
dialog.close(animate) Close dialog. Where
  • animate - boolean (by default true) - defines whether it should be closed with animation
dialog.setProgress(progress, duration) Sets dialog progress when Dialog Progress shortcut in use
  • progress - number - progressbar progress (from 0 to 100)
  • duration - number (in ms) - progressbar progress change duration
dialog.setTitle(title) Sets dialog's title
  • title - string - new dialog title
dialog.setText(text) Sets dialog's text
  • title - string - new dialog text
dialog.destroy() Destroy dialog
dialog.on(event, handler) Add event handler
dialog.once(event, handler) Add event handler that will be removed after it was fired
dialog.off(event, handler) Remove event handler
dialog.off(event) Remove all handlers for specified event
dialog.emit(event, ...args) Fire event on instance

Dialog Events

Dialog will fire the following DOM events on dialog element and events on app and dialog instance:

DOM Events

Event Target Description
dialog:open Dialog Element<div class="dialog"> Event will be triggered when Dialog starts its opening animation
dialog:opened Dialog Element<div class="dialog"> Event will be triggered after Dialog completes its opening animation
dialog:close Dialog Element<div class="dialog"> Event will be triggered when Dialog starts its closing animation
dialog:closed Dialog Element<div class="dialog"> Event will be triggered after Dialog completes its closing animation

App and Dialog Instance Events

Dialog instance emits events on both self instance and app instance. App instance events has same names prefixed with dialog.

Event Arguments Target Description
open dialog dialog Event will be triggered when Dialog starts its opening animation. As an argument event handler receives dialog instance
dialogOpen dialog app
opened dialog dialog Event will be triggered after Dialog completes its opening animation. As an argument event handler receives dialog instance
dialogOpened dialog app
close dialog dialog Event will be triggered when Dialog starts its closing animation. As an argument event handler receives dialog instance
dialogClose dialog app
closed dialog dialog Event will be triggered after Dialog completes its closing animation. As an argument event handler receives dialog instance
dialogClosed dialog app
beforeDestroy dialog dialog Event will be triggered right before Dialog instance will be destroyed. As an argument event handler receives dialog instance
dialogBeforeDestroy dialog app

Dialog Shortcuts

There are few shortcuts dialog app methods which makes creation of commonly used dialogs much easier.

First let's check global app parameters which help to configure such shortcuts and also be used for localisation purpose.

Dialog Shortcuts Parameters

The following global dialog shortcuts parameters can be passed on app initialization under dialog property:

var app = new Framewrk7({
  dialog: {
    // set default title for all dialog shortcuts
    title: 'My App',
    // change default "OK" button text
    buttonOk: 'Done',
    ...
  }
});
Parameter Type Default Description
title string Default dialogs shortcuts title. If not specified, will be equal to app.name
buttonOk string OK Default "OK" button text
buttonCancel string Cancel Default "Cancel" button text
usernamePlaceholder string Username Default username field placeholder in Login dialog
passwordPlaceholder string Password Default password field placeholder in Login & Password dialogs
preloaderTitle string Loading... Default title for Preloader dialog
progressTitle string Loading... Default title for Progress dialog

Now let's look at available dialog shortcuts

Alert

To create Alert dialog we need to use the following app methods:

app.dialog.alert(text, title, callback)- create Alert Dialog and open it

  • text - string. Alert dialog text
  • title - string. Alert dialog title
  • callback - function. Optional. Callback function that will be executed after user clicks on Alert button

Method returns created Dialog's instance

app.dialog.alert(text, callback)- create Alert Dialog with default title and open it

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Confirm

Confirm dialog usualy used when it is required to confirm some action. To open Confirm modal we should also call one of the following App methods:

app.dialog.confirm(text, title, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Confirm Dialog and open it

  • text - string. Confirm dialog text
  • title - string. Confirm dialog title
  • callbackOk - function. Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Ok" button on Confirm dialog (when user confirms action)
  • callbackCancel - function. Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Cancel" button on Confirm dialog (when user dismisses action)

Method returns created Dialog's instance

app.dialog.confirm(text, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Confirm Dialog with default title and open it

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Prompt

Prompt dialog used when it is required to get some data/answer from user. To open Prompt dialog we should also call one of the following App methods:

app.dialog.prompt(text, title, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Prompt Dialog and open it

  • text - string. Prompt dialog text
  • title - string. Prompt dialog title
  • callbackOk - function(value). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Ok" button on Prompt dialog. As an argument function receives value of text input
  • callbackCancel - function(value). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Cancel" button on Prompt dialog. As an argument function receives value of text input

app.dialog.prompt(text, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Prompt Dialog with default title and open it

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Login

app.dialog.login(text, title, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Login Dialog and open it

  • text - string. Login dialog text
  • title - string. Login dialog title
  • callbackOk - function(username, password). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Ok" button on Login dialog. As an argument function receives username and password values
  • callbackCancel - function(username, password). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Cancel" button on Login dialog. As an argument function receives username and password values

app.dialog.login(text, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Login Dialog with default title and open it

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Password

Password dialog is useful in case you need to request only password

app.dialog.password(text, title, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Password Dialog and open it

  • text - string. Password dialog text
  • title - string. Password dialog title
  • callbackOk - function(password). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Ok" button on Password dialog. As an argument function receives password value
  • callbackCancel - function(password). Optional. Callback function that will be executed when user click "Cancel" button on Password dialog. As an argument function receives password value

app.dialog.password(text, callbackOk, callbackCancel)- create Password Dialog with default title and open it

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Preloader

Preloader dialog is used to indicate some background activity (like Ajax request) and to block any user actions during this activity. To open Preloader dialog we should also call appropriate App method:

app.dialog.preloader(title)- create Preloader Dialog and open it

  • title - string. Optional. Preloader dialog title

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Progress

Same as Preloader dialog but with progressbar instead of preloader.

app.dialog.progress(title, progress, color)- create Progress Dialog and open it

  • title - string. Optional. Progress dialog title
  • progress - number. Optional. Progressbar progress (from 0 to 100). If no number passed then it will have infinite progressbar.
  • color - string. Optional. Progressbar color. One of default colors

Method returns created Dialog's instance

Examples

<body>
  ...
    <div class="page-content">
      <div class="block block-strong">
        <p class="row">
          <button class="col button open-alert">Alert</button>
          <button class="col button open-confirm">Confirm</button>
          <button class="col button open-prompt">Prompt</button>
        </p>
        <p class="row">
          <button class="col button open-login">Login</button>
          <button class="col button open-password">Password</button>
        </p>
      </div>
      <div class="block-title">Vertical Buttons</div>
      <div class="block block-strong">
        <p>
          <button class="button open-vertical">Vertical Buttons</button>
        </p>
      </div>
      <div class="block-title">Preloader Dialog</div>
      <div class="block block-strong">
        <p class="row">
          <button class="col button open-preloader">Preloader</button>
          <button class="col button open-preloader-custom">Custom Title</button>
        </p>
      </div>
      <div class="block-title">Progress Dialog</div>
      <div class="block block-strong">
        <p class="row">
          <button class="col button open-progress">Determined</button>
          <button class="col button open-progress-infinite">Infinite</button>
        </p>
      </div>
    </div>
  ...
</body>
var app = new Framework7();

var $$ = Dom7;

// Alert
$$('.open-alert').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.alert('Hello');
});

// Confirm
$$('.open-confirm').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.confirm('Are you feel good today?', function () {
    app.dialog.alert('Great!');
  });
});

// Prompt
$$('.open-prompt').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.prompt('What is your name?', function (name) {
    app.dialog.confirm('Are you sure that your name is ' + name + '?', function () {
      app.dialog.alert('Ok, your name is ' + name);
    });
  });
});

// Login
$$('.open-login').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.login('Enter your username and password', function (username, password) {
    app.dialog.alert('Thank you!<br>Username:' + username + '<br>Password:' + password);
  });
});

// Password
$$('.open-password').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.password('Enter your username and password', function (password) {
    app.dialog.alert('Thank you!<br>Password:' + password);
  });
});

// Vertical Buttons
$$('.open-vertical').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.create({
    title: 'Vertical Buttons',
    text: 'Dialog with vertical buttons',
    buttons: [
      {
        text: 'Button 1',
      },
      {
        text: 'Button 2',
      },
      {
        text: 'Button 3',
      },
    ],
    verticalButtons: true,
  }).open();
});

// Preloader
$$('.open-preloader').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.preloader();
  setTimeout(function () {
    app.dialog.close();
  }, 3000);
});

// Preloader with custom text
$$('.open-preloader-custom').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.preloader('My text...');
  setTimeout(function () {
    app.dialog.close();
  }, 3000);
});

// Progress
$$('.open-progress').on('click', function () {
  var progress = 0;
  var dialog = app.dialog.progress('Loading assets', progress);
  dialog.setText('Image 1 of 10');
  var interval = setInterval(function () {
    progress += 10;
    dialog.setProgress(progress);
    dialog.setText('Image ' + ((progress) / 10) + ' of 10');
    if (progress === 100) {
      clearInterval(interval);
      dialog.close();
    }
  }, 300)
});

// Progress Infinite
$$('.open-progress-infinite').on('click', function () {
  app.dialog.progress();
  setTimeout(function () {
    app.dialog.close();
  }, 3000);
});