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jsNode reference

jsNode is the preferred object to access node properties and aspects via JavaScript on the browser.

When dealing with DataTable records, record.jsNode should be available.

Note: It is the responsibility of any code that updates DataTable records to also ensure the jsNode property is updated (usually within the AJAX success callback).
To create a jsNode instance, use:
jsNode = new Alfresco.util.Node(p_node)
where p_node can either be a JavaScript object or JSON string. In either case, it should be in the format returned by the doclist-v2 data web scripts.


The jsNode methods are:

getNode Returns original node object. If a JSON string was passed in, this method returns a JavaScript object
toJSON Return the JSON string serialization of the node
setNodeRef Sets a new nodeRef - doesn't requery node properties however. Used solely when generating new page urls
hasAspect Returns true if this node has the given aspect
hasTag Returns true if this node has the given tag applied

Also new to v4.0 is the slingshot-documentlibrary-context.xml file containing all bean definitions for web tier evaluators.


The jsNode properties are:

Core node properties
nodeRef NodeRef
type The node’s type in short QName format
isContainer Returns true if the node is a container type
isLink Returns true if the node is a file or folderlink type
isLocked Returns true if the node has been locked by any user
linkedNode If this node is a link, returns a jsNode instance of the linked node
Content nodes
contentURL Of the format /api/node/content/{nodeRef}/{filename}
mimetype Content mimetype
size Content size in bytes
properties All properties are available either via:



Note that cm: properties are available without the prefix, i.e. "properties.description", "properties.title"

aspects Array of aspects present on this node. See also hasAspect()
permissions The permissions the current user has on this node. The list of permissions is defined in the applicationScriptUtils bean configuration.
tags Array of tags. See also hasTag()
categories Returns an array of the format [categoryName, category path]

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