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  • How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

    Is there an easy way in the Alpha IDE to copy or move Action Javascript from one event to another?

    I put code into the dblClick event and I want to move it to the click event. I realize I can "View JavaScript" and copy the code into a new event but then I will lose the ability to edit the Action Javascript using an interactive dialog. Also this doesn't work well if there are multiple actions.

    I was hoping that I could right click on the dblClick property and use the Copy option from the menu, and the similar Paste option to the click event. That does not do anything. Can someone explain what the right click Copy option is useful for?

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    Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

    No option to copy other then copying the entire control over or converting into javascript. This feature to copy and paste action javascript has been added to the lastest pre-release version. If i know i am going to use the action javascript more then once i define it in the Javascript Actions and call it from the Action event.


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    Alex Collier

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      Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

      From the menu at the top choose 'Move Javascript Code to different event'

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        Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

        I think if I was going to use the javascript more than once I would use "JavaScript actions"

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          Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

          I think Alpha heard you ... latest pre-release notes include...

          UX and Grid Component - Javascript Actions - Duplicate Action - You can now duplicate Javascript actions.
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            Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

            Originally posted by Lance Gurd View Post
            From the menu at the top choose 'Move Javascript Code to different event'

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            Thank you Lance, that is exactly what I was looking for.

            It would be nice if the dialog gave me the option to Copy or Move.

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              Re: How to copy event Action Javascript to another event?

              Originally posted by mikeallenbrown View Post
              I think Alpha heard you ... latest pre-release notes include...

              UX and Grid Component - Javascript Actions - Duplicate Action - You can now duplicate Javascript actions.
              Thanks for pointing that out Mike. The description is a bit vague. Does this mean duplicate as in "create a duplicate right below this one" or will it let you copy it and put it in another event?


              Build 4811 for anyone reading this in the future. http://aadocuments.s3.amazonaws.com/...easeNotes.Html
              Last edited by Ben S.; 01-12-2018, 11:10 PM.

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