WinJS data-win-bind a qualified xml element attribute RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I'm using an inline SVG graphic in a WinJS 8.1 app. I'd like to declaratively bind the url used by the image element inside the SVG. Obviously, the following declaration with two semi-columns for the same attribute doesn't work.



    <image xlink:href="placeholder.jpg" data-win-bind="xlink:href: datasource.myImageUrl "/>


    I tried using single quote to contain the qualified attribute, tried binding the unqualified href attribute and also tried using a dot inplace of the first semi-colon...

    Is there a way to declaratively bind the 'xlink:href' attribute with a data-win-bind declaration?

    Some help would be very appreciated.

    Wednesday, April 30, 2014 2:19 AM


  • Hi,

    I am not very familiar with this problem. But when I try the codes to bind to the xlink:href, it seems like cannot bind to it. I suggest you can use XmlElement.SetAttributeNS to set the xlink:href:

    <svg id="pigSVG" height="100%" width="100%"
             xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
            <g transform="scale(1)">
                <image x="0" y="0" height="700px" width="900px" data-win-bind="color:myImageUrl"  id="image" color="red" />
    var image = document.getElementById("image");
                    var url = "logo.scale-100.png";
                    var xlinkns = "http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink";
                    image.setAttributeNS(xlinkns, "xlink:href", url)
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