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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by delegatrix (506) on 2004.04.08 10:07 (#29960) Homepage
    As someone who produces loads of data tables, this JS is really helpful. I've done some tweaking for data types and am going to figure out how to get it to work with nested headers and columns - to add some flexibility. This is a use of JS that can really help users. We are asked for sorting capabilities all the time and for basic apps, this is an easy implementation.
    • D'oh, caveat hax0r. The Javascript for sorting tables needs a non-trivial rewrite to make it work with Safari, which has "issues" with some of the Javascript DOM the table sorting code uses.

      There was an interesting suggestion in a comment on someone's blog: we all chip in $10 for a prize to get a totally cross-platform piece of Javascript to sort tables like this. I'd go my $10 for sure.

      --Nat