[openstack-dev] [horizon] Modifying existing dashboards with plugins
sberg at tintri.com
Wed Jul 8 18:03:54 UTC 2015
The 07/07/2015 11:35, Thai Q Tran wrote:
> Right, this was the suggestion I also recommended in IRC. The only issue
> here is if/when another plugin attempt to extend from the same panel, then
> we'd run into conflicts that would require manual resolution (but I'm not
> sure there is any other way around this).
> -----Lin Hua Cheng <os.lcheng at gmail.com> wrote: -----
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> From: Lin Hua Cheng <os.lcheng at gmail.com>
> Date: 07/07/2015 10:30AM
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [horizon] Modifying existing dashboards with
> This was discussed two summits ago, I believe the preferred way to modify
> the tables was to extend the panel classes, do your customization there,
> and use the plugin mechanism to turn off the original panel and add the
> newly extended panel.
> It is not straight-forward, but it will be have less risk breaking than
> monkey-patching the table class through the customization module.
This should work my intended use case. I misunderstood on IRC and missed
the part about disabling the original panel.
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Rob Cresswell (rcresswe)
> <rcresswe at cisco.com> wrote:
> AFAIK, the customisation is mainly restricted to panels and dashboards
> styling, as Matthias said.
> I^1ll be looking into extending the workflows shortly. If you have any
> ideas on implementation, feel free to suggest.
I am just starting this plugin now. I will let you know if I have ideas
> On 07/07/2015 11:00, "Matthias Runge" <mrunge at redhat.com> wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 06, 2015 at 04:23:29PM -0700, Skyler Berg wrote:
> >> I am wondering if there is a way to have plugins modify existing
> >> dashboards currently that I am overlooking. If not, should there be?
> >Very briefly: There is currently no way to extend something else other
> >than a dashboard or a panel.
> >It's a known issue, there should be a pluggable way to extend tables
> >Matthias Runge <mrunge at redhat.com>
Thank you all for the helpful responses.
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