type=item layouts

<layout type="item" id="main-table">

    <!-- ... -->


The contents of a layouts with type=item specify the item layout manager methods that get invoked to generate() its contents.

Creating type=item layouts

A container with a type=item creates a container that uses the item layout manager.

Initializing x::w::new_itemlayoutmanagers


An optional config element sets non-default values of the x::w::new_itemlayoutmanager that creates the container:


Sets the x::w::new_itemlayoutmanager's appearance value:


<appearance id="options" type="item_layout">

  <!-- ... -->


The value of the element specifies an appearance object of type=item_layout.