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Hello jqxWidgets Development Team,
I for one know how hard it is to keep documentation in sync with the code. But at some point we have to bite the bullet. I am finding that the API documentation is not complete. A few days ago, I looked at the API documentation for the jqxGrid component for a hover event. When I didn’t see one, I assumed that the grid did not support this functionality and I told my stakeholders such. Today, under more pressure from them for that functionality, I did a search in the forum and voila, you do have a cellhover property for the jqxGrid. Any chance you can include that in the API docs? I have other examples of out-of-sync docs, but I will send those separately.
Thank you for your feedback. Please note that though we provided some workarounds with cellhover regarding jqxTooltip integration, it is an internal property and was not meant for public use. That is why it is not documented. We will consider your request, however, for adding it to the documentation in the future.
Thank for your prompt response. The cellhover event, getcellatposition method, and cell object are all very handy. Here’s the example I’m referring to regarding those three items in bold:
cellhover: function (element, X, Y)
var cell = $(“#jqxGrid15”).jqxGrid(“getcellatposition“, X, Y);
Until such time that the API documentation is updated, would you please give me whatever documentation you have on hand having to do with the items in bold? Most specifically, I would love to know all of the properties/methods/etc. associated with the cell object.
Thanks for pointing me to the appropriate documentation. This functionality, especially the cellhover function, have proven to be extremely useful for our website already. I do hope that you and your team decide to move cellhover from just an internally used function to a publicly supported one, whenever the time to decide arrives.
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