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on January 25, 2012 at 4:41:16 pm


type: interaction

release: N/A

status: in development

documentation: N/A

demo: http://view.jqueryui.com/interactions/demos/droppable/default.html


Note: This plugin is being rewritten for the 2.0 release. This documentation is about the rewrite, not the existing plugin.








1 - Description:


The droppable plugin attaches a behavior to a generic element and therefore makes it a target for a Draggable or Sortable.



2 - Visual Design:






3 - Functional Specifications/Requirements:



  • tolerance (string, default: "intersect")
    • intersect: half of the draggable element must overlap the droppable element horizontally and vertically
    • touch: the draggable element must overlap the droppable element by at least one pixel
    • pointer: the pointing device must overlap the droppable element 



  • none



  • activate
  • deactivate
  • over
  • out
  • drop



4 - Markup & Style:


     4.1 Initial markup examples


     (not applicable)


     4.2 Recommended transformed HTML markup


     (not applicable)


     4.3 Accessibility recommendation


    (Detailed recommendations for ARIA, HTML markup, CSS and javascript that will contribute to universal access and full section 508 accessibility for screen readers, mobile devices and any other devices) 


     4.4 CSS & Theme


    (Not applicable) 



5 - Latest version of plugin:


Branch: https://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/tree/interactions


Code: https://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/blob/interactions/ui/jquery.ui.droppable.js


Demo: http://view.jqueryui.com/interactions/demos/droppable/default.html



6 - Open issues being discussed




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