Icon Management

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Icons for directory listsings etc. are bound to MIME content-types and content-encodings as described in the format manager. These functions bind icon URLs to given content-type or encoding templates. Templates containing a slash are taken to be content-type templates, other are content-encoding templates.

This module is implemented by HTIcons.c, and it is a part of the W3C Sample Code Library.

#ifndef HTICONS_H
#define HTICONS_H

#include "WWWLib.h"
typedef struct _HTIconNode HTIconNode;

Add new Icons

All of these functions take an absolute URL and alternate text to use. Add an icon the list

Generic Icons

extern BOOL HTIcon_add (const char * url, const char * prefix,
				char * alt, char * type_templ);

Specific Icons

We also have a special set of icons used to represent well-known things in direcctory listings.

Unknown Icon

Add a unknown icon representing files that we can't figure out what is and hence can`'t come up with a better icon.

extern BOOL HTIcon_addUnknown (const char * url, const char * prefix,
				char * alt);

Empty Icon

In order to aligned HTML pages for directory listings in preformatted mode, we need an empty (or blank) icon of the same size as the other icons.

extern BOOL HTIcon_addBlank (const char * url, const char * prefix,
				char * alt);

Parent Icon

Add an icon representing a level up in a directory listing - the parent directory.

extern BOOL HTIcon_addParent (const char * url, const char * prefix,
				char * alt);

Directory Icon

This icon represents a directory or a folder

extern BOOL HTIcon_addDir (const char * url, const char * prefix,
				char * alt);

Find an Icon

This is a simplified file mode enumeration that can is used in directory listings.

typedef  enum _HTFileMode {
    HT_IS_FILE,				/* Normal file */
    HT_IS_DIR,				/* Directory */
    HT_IS_BLANK,			/* Blank Icon */
    HT_IS_PARENT			/* Parent Directory */
} HTFileMode;


extern HTIconNode * HTIcon_find (HTFileMode	mode,
				 HTFormat	content_type,
				 HTEncoding	content_encoding);

Icon URL

When you want to add the icon reference into a directory listing, you can get the URL of the icon by using this method. Don't free or modify the string returned!

extern char * HTIcon_url (HTIconNode * node);

Alternative text

Get the alternative text (if any) for text based clients or if you don't want to download the image right away. The string returned must be freed by the caller.

extern char * HTIcon_alternative (HTIconNode * node, BOOL brackets);

Delete all icons

Cleans up all memory used by icons. Should be called by HTLibTerminate() (but it isn't).

extern void HTIcon_deleteAll (void);

A Standard Set of Icons

The WWWFile interface does not define a default set of icons but the Library distribution files comes with a standard set of icons that can be used if desired. The Icons can be found in $(datadir)/www-icons.The set covers the types described below and they can be set up using the HTIconInit() initialization function in the WWWInit startup interface

#endif /* HTICONS */


@(#) $Id: HTIcons.html,v 2.25 2000/01/04 20:25:32 kahan Exp $