Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of TracNavigation


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May 11, 2012 10:43:20 AM (2 years ago)
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  • TracNavigation

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    33Starting with Trac 0.11, it is now possible to customize the main and meta navigation entries in some basic ways. 
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    5 The new `[mainnav]` and `[metanav]` configuration sections can now be used to customize the text and link used for the navigation items, or even to disable them. 
     5The new `[mainnav]` and `[metanav]` configuration sections can now be used to customize the text and link used for the navigation items, or even to disable them.  The `mainnav` and `metanav` options in the `[trac]` configuration section can also be used to change the order. 
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    77=== `[mainnav]` #mainnav-bar 
    8 `[mainnav]` corresponds to the '''main navigation bar''', the one containing entries such as ''Wiki'', ''Timeline'', ''Roadmap'', ''Browse Source'' and so on. This navigation bar is meant to access the default page of the main modules enabled in Trac and accessible for the current user. 
     8`[mainnav]` corresponds to the '''main navigation bar''', the one containing entries such as ''Wiki'', ''Timeline'', ''Roadmap'', ''Browse Source'' and so on. This navigation bar is meant to access the default page of the main modules enabled in Trac that are accessible for the current user. 
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    1111** [=#Example Example] **  
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    13 In the following example, we rename the link to the Wiki start "Home", and hide the "!Help/Guide" link.  
    14 We also make the "View Tickets" entry link to a specific report. 
     13In the following example, we rename the link to the Wiki start "Home", and make the "View Tickets" entry link to a specific report.  The second example (below) also hides the "!Help/Guide" link. 
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    1615Relevant excerpt from the TracIni: 
     
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     45=== `[trac]` #nav-order 
     46The `mainnav` and `metanav` options in the `[trac]` configuration section control the order in which the navigation items are displayed (left to right).  This can be useful with plugins that add navigation items. 
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     48** Example **  
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     50In the following example, we change the order to prioritise the ticket related items further left. 
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     52Relevant excerpt from the TracIni: 
     53{{{ 
     54[trac] 
     55mainnav = wiki,tickets,newticket,timeline,roadmap,browser,search,admin 
     56}}} 
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     58The default order and item names can be found in the source, which at the time of writing [source:trunk/trac/web/chrome.py@10883:397,402-403#L396 is here] 
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     60=== Context Navigation #ctxtnav-bar 
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    4662Note that it is still not possible to customize the '''contextual navigation bar''', i.e. the one usually placed below the main navigation bar. 
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