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Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

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  • Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?


    I have encountered unusual behavior I wonder if anyone else has seen, and if so, fixes and/or suggestions.

    I have a mobile app with a list view. If a user doubleTaps on a line item, a panel opens up with a subset of the record data. If the user taps a button on the panel, a window opens up with all of the record data. This works per spec. However, upon closing the window, doubleTap on the list view stops working for any and all records. If the user doesn't tap the full view button, doubleTap continues to work nominally.

    I have tried to reset the panel with pnObj.refresh() to no effect. Exiting the app and restarting it restores the normal doubleTap functionality.

    I'm using Version B 4770, the most recent until today's release.

    Sorry, Android build, Samsung S8 Android 8.0.0

    Thoughts are appreciated !
    Last edited by JoePK; 04-09-2018, 09:29 PM. Reason: Update

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    Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

    PhoneGap Build app, or a Web app running on a mobile device?

    I could try to confirm it, but you'd need to post a sample UX to run. There are a thousand ways to build this stuff in Alpha... so trying to duplicate what you have is impossible.

    Create a sample UX using static data, zip it and post it here.


    • #3
      Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

      Hi David,

      Thanks for the reply. It's a PhoneGap Build app but I can't send the existing app and unfortunately don't have the time this week to create a sample UX. I transitioned from a window to a standard panel for the time being and will re-explore this issue sometime in the next week or two when I have some cycles free up.



      • #4
        Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

        I ran into something like this. The window being opened was preventing selection behind it, and upon closing wouldn't allow selection. In our case, we had to open and close the window differently and set focus. Can you tell me how you are opening and closing the window?


        • #5
          Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

          The window was being opened programmatically - a button was used to initiate a JavaScript Action to aggregate all of the data and set values in the controls placed in the Window, then I used the {dialog.object}.showContainerWindow(this,'INFOWINDOW'); . When I defined the window, I enabled both the closing "X" in the upper right corner as well as a tap anywhere off the window to close.


          • #6
            Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

            Hi Joe,

            Well, it certainly makes sense. I'm curious, instead of using code to open and close it, have you tried using Action Javascript to do it, and see if that makes a difference? If I run into a problem with part of my code sometimes I'll go back to Action Javascript and see if it makes a difference, and if it does then I know my code has an issue. You may want to strip out the code you have to populate the controls and see how it works then.


            • #7
              Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

              Thanks, I will try your suggestion and see what happens. As an aside, I started with an Action JavaScript, selected the View JavaScript and cut/pasted that code exactly into my JavaScript Action which aggregated the relevant data.

              But these science projects take time....especially without the underlying knowledge of what Alpha is doing


              • #8
                Re: Closing a Window disables doubleTap ?

                I've found it's good when running into something like this to go back and reconstruct in a simple way....and then work to build back in functionality. You can spend a lot of time tracking down issues and sometimes it's best to just start fresh.