I think the order should be:
- check API
- check FAQs
- search forums
So, I think it would be much better if you see something missing in the Docs
- post in one of the doc threads to get it changed
- then add to the FAQs.
- Point people to the FAQs, not some random thread, as Brian mentioned.
It takes about as long to make an entry in the wiki as it does in the forum, but hopefully more people will find it in the wiki (and not complain they had to find the answer in the forums).
For the moment I added a blurb at the end of Saki's tutorial on xtypes where to find them. Additionally, it was here already: http://extjs.com/learn/Ext_2_Overview#Component_XTypes
Ditto; I know it's in the API docs but I can never remember the location - thanks mysticav/google!
Originally Posted by Silver Knight
I would also like to thank the orginal poster. The full list of xtypes is NOT easy to find in the API when you are a newbie. You need to know to search for the keyword "Component" while in the API. Searching for "xtype" brings back no results. Someone with little extjs knowledge would seach for the latter, not knowing enough to seach for the former.
As a beginner I found the API search functionality very annoying. Unless you know exactly what you are looking for you can't find it. I wish it brought up more results containing your search term rather than just exact matches.
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I also was happy to see this post of 4 years old showing xtypes of ExtJs 3.3, because it helped me out.
It seems impossible to find a list of xtypes in the current documentation of Ext 4.1.3. From a search of "xtype", I get to Ext.Component, from where I am redirected "See theComponent Guide for more information on xtypes and the Component hierarchy." and then I still see no xtypes..
ExtJs5 xtype list
A complete list of xtypes for ExtJs5 is in the API docs under