IBM - Portlet Min Max
There may be times when you want to control your portlet's window state.
You can use the portlet APIs to automatically minimize or maximize.
Here are some of the techniques illustrated in this sample:
- This sample demonstates how to
minimize and maximize your portlet.
- This sample makes use of the JSR-168
APIs and does not include information for the IBM portlet API.
Notes on running the sample and prerequisites
Import the attached zip file into your project using the Import WebSphere
Portlet Factory Archive command.
You will need to add the portlet.jar to your plugin as well in order to
make use of the Portlet APIs.
To add portlet.jar to your plugin:
the portlet.jar to the plugin lib directory.
For example C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere Portlet Factory\WPFDesigner\eclipse\plugins\com.bowstreet.designer.core_6.0.1\lib
an entry in the plugin.xml file. Add the following XML between the <runtime
the -clean option on the target for your IDE.
This sample needs to be added to a portal page in order to demonstate the
In order to observe the different states, you should add the portlet to
a portal page that contains other portlets.
Note that when running it as a portlet, the links for changing state won't
be available when the portlet is minimized and you will have to use the
menu off the portlet title bar in order to restore or maximize it.