[annotator-dev] n00b question: Using annotator with other plugins

Nick Stenning nick at whiteink.com
Tue Jan 31 22:02:57 UTC 2012

Hi Pankaj,

I've not had a chance to replicate what you're describing here, but
we'd need a bit more information if we're going to determine what's
going wrong.

Are there any error messages in the developer console of your browser
that hint at what's going on?

(See http://getfirebug.com if you use Firefox)


On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 07:43, Pankaj Raut <rautpankaj at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a newbie at Jquery/JS and I am trying to use annotator with another
> javascript plugin called Booklet(http://builtbywill.com/code/booklet/). The
> idea is to make a flipbook kind of reading interface which allows the user
> to annotate as well.
> The problem is that the first plugin which is added is the one which works
> while the other does not. So if I add the annotator plugin is loaded first,
> I can annotate content but cannot get the flipbook effect and vice-versa. I
> have pasted the code segment below:
>   if (typeof $().annotator !== 'function') {
>           alert("Ooops! it looks like you haven't built the annotator
> concatenation file. " +
>                 "Either download a tagged release from GitHub, or modify the
> Rakefile to point " +
>                 "at your copy of the YUI compressor and run `rake
> package`.");
>         } else {
>           // This is the important bit: how to create the annotator and add
>           // plugins
>   //Adding annotator plugin
>  $('#mybook').annotator();
>       //adding booklet plugin
>           $('#mybook').booklet({
> width:'80%',
>  height:550,
> menu: '#custom-menu',
> chapterSelector: true,
> covers:true,
> closed:true,
> autoCenter:true,
> overlays: false,
> arrows: true,
>         arrowsHide: true,
> hash: true,
> next: '#custom-next',
> prev: '#custom-prev'
> });
> 'mybook' is a div element I have created to hold the contents of the
> flipbook.
> Can anyone help me out in this? I have been trying things for quite some
> time without any luck. Also this is the first time I am posting to a mailing
> list, so I apologize if I have broken any conventions of mailing.
> Thanks,
> Pankaj
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