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Sort list items into vertically sorted columns

      // Split Browse Archive checkboxes into vertically alphabetized Omega columns.
      var num_cols = 6;
      // For each exposed filter that has checkboxes.
      $('.views-widget .bef-select-as-checkboxes .bef-checkboxes').each(function() {

        // Figure out how many elements should be in each column.
        var items_per_col = new Array();
        var items = $(this).find('.form-item');
        var min_items_per_col = Math.floor(items.length / num_cols);
        var difference = items.length - (min_items_per_col * num_cols);
        for (var i = 0; i < num_cols; i++) {
          if (i < difference) {
            items_per_col[i] = min_items_per_col + 1;
          } else {
            items_per_col[i] = min_items_per_col;
          }
        }

        // Assign the elements to the appropriate column.
        for (var i = 0; i < num_cols; i++) {
          $(this).append($('<ul class="checkbox-column grid-2"></ul>').addClass('checkbox-column grid-2'));
          for (var j = 0; j < items_per_col[i]; j++) {
            var pointer = 0;
            for (var k = 0; k < i; k++) {
              pointer += items_per_col[k];
            }
            $(this).find('.checkbox-column').last().append(items[j + pointer]);
          }
        }
      });
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sort-list-items-into-vertically-sorted-columns
<table class="highlighttable"><tr><td class="linenos"><div class="linenodiv"><pre><a href="#L-1"> 1</a> <a href="#L-2"> 2</a> <a href="#L-3"> 3</a> <a href="#L-4"> 4</a> <a href="#L-5"> 5</a> <a href="#L-6"> 6</a> <a href="#L-7"> 7</a> <a href="#L-8"> 8</a> <a href="#L-9"> 9</a> <a href="#L-10">10</a> <a href="#L-11">11</a> <a href="#L-12">12</a> <a href="#L-13">13</a> <a href="#L-14">14</a> <a href="#L-15">15</a> <a href="#L-16">16</a> <a href="#L-17">17</a> <a href="#L-18">18</a> <a href="#L-19">19</a> <a href="#L-20">20</a> <a href="#L-21">21</a> <a href="#L-22">22</a> <a href="#L-23">23</a> <a href="#L-24">24</a> <a href="#L-25">25</a> <a href="#L-26">26</a> <a href="#L-27">27</a> <a href="#L-28">28</a> <a href="#L-29">29</a> <a href="#L-30">30</a></pre></div></td><td class="code"><div class="highlight"><pre><span></span><span id="L-1"><a name="L-1"></a> <span class="c1">// Split Browse Archive checkboxes into vertically alphabetized Omega columns.</span> </span><span id="L-2"><a name="L-2"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">num_cols</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">6</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-3"><a name="L-3"></a> <span class="c1">// For each exposed filter that has checkboxes.</span> </span><span id="L-4"><a name="L-4"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;.views-widget .bef-select-as-checkboxes .bef-checkboxes&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">each</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">function</span><span class="p">()</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-5"><a name="L-5"></a> </span><span id="L-6"><a name="L-6"></a> <span class="c1">// Figure out how many elements should be in each column.</span> </span><span id="L-7"><a name="L-7"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">items_per_col</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="k">new</span> <span class="nb">Array</span><span class="p">();</span> </span><span id="L-8"><a name="L-8"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">items</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="k">this</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">find</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;.form-item&#39;</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-9"><a name="L-9"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">min_items_per_col</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nb">Math</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">floor</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">items</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">length</span> <span class="o">/</span> <span class="nx">num_cols</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-10"><a name="L-10"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">difference</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">items</span><span class="p">.</span><span class="nx">length</span> <span class="o">-</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">min_items_per_col</span> <span class="o">*</span> <span class="nx">num_cols</span><span class="p">);</span> </span><span id="L-11"><a name="L-11"></a> <span class="k">for</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="nx">num_cols</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">i</span><span class="o">++</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-12"><a name="L-12"></a> <span class="k">if</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="nx">difference</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-13"><a name="L-13"></a> <span class="nx">items_per_col</span><span class="p">[</span><span class="nx">i</span><span class="p">]</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">min_items_per_col</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="mi">1</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-14"><a name="L-14"></a> <span class="p">}</span> <span class="k">else</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-15"><a name="L-15"></a> <span class="nx">items_per_col</span><span class="p">[</span><span class="nx">i</span><span class="p">]</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="nx">min_items_per_col</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-16"><a name="L-16"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-17"><a name="L-17"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-18"><a name="L-18"></a> </span><span id="L-19"><a name="L-19"></a> <span class="c1">// Assign the elements to the appropriate column.</span> </span><span id="L-20"><a name="L-20"></a> <span class="k">for</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">i</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="nx">num_cols</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">i</span><span class="o">++</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-21"><a name="L-21"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="k">this</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">append</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;&lt;ul class=&quot;checkbox-column grid-2&quot;&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">addClass</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;checkbox-column grid-2&#39;</span><span class="p">));</span> </span><span id="L-22"><a name="L-22"></a> <span class="k">for</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">j</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">j</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="nx">items_per_col</span><span class="p">[</span><span class="nx">i</span><span class="p">];</span> <span class="nx">j</span><span class="o">++</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-23"><a name="L-23"></a> <span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">pointer</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">;</span> </span><span id="L-24"><a name="L-24"></a> <span class="k">for</span> <span class="p">(</span><span class="kd">var</span> <span class="nx">k</span> <span class="o">=</span> <span class="mi">0</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">k</span> <span class="o">&lt;</span> <span class="nx">i</span><span class="p">;</span> <span class="nx">k</span><span class="o">++</span><span class="p">)</span> <span class="p">{</span> </span><span id="L-25"><a name="L-25"></a> <span class="nx">pointer</span> <span class="o">+=</span> <span class="nx">items_per_col</span><span class="p">[</span><span class="nx">k</span><span class="p">];</span> </span><span id="L-26"><a name="L-26"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-27"><a name="L-27"></a> <span class="nx">$</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="k">this</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">find</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="s1">&#39;.checkbox-column&#39;</span><span class="p">).</span><span class="nx">last</span><span class="p">().</span><span class="nx">append</span><span class="p">(</span><span class="nx">items</span><span class="p">[</span><span class="nx">j</span> <span class="o">+</span> <span class="nx">pointer</span><span class="p">]);</span> </span><span id="L-28"><a name="L-28"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-29"><a name="L-29"></a> <span class="p">}</span> </span><span id="L-30"><a name="L-30"></a> <span class="p">});</span> </span></pre></div> </td></tr></table>
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