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Simple "json" question for a List Menu

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    Simple "json" question for a List Menu

    Trying to make changes to the example in "Displaying Hierarchical Data in a List Part 2" video.

    From an alert message that says: "You selected action_5"
    to the corresponding panelcard. (panelSetActive ..... in below example it would be "Panelcard_5")

    I need to make the change in list events:
    if({dialog.object}._embeddedMode) this._nestedList.iconPrefix = 'a5res:';
    this._nestedList.endPointJS = function(action) {
    alert('You selected \''+action+'\'');

    JSON static data for my one of the choices in my menu list:
    "display": "Menu_1",
    "action": "Action_5"


    Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

    If you create a new UX using the template "MobileAppFramework_with_SplitView_Hierarchical_Menu" you'll see that the code you're looking for is supplied in the function you're examining.

    Essentially it's this...

    if({dialog.object}._embeddedMode) this._nestedList.iconPrefix = 'a5res:';
    this._nestedList.endPointJS = function(action) { 
    	//close the menu panel if you are on a device where the menu is only shown on demand
    	//first, get a poiner to the top level PanelLayout
    	var pObj = {dialog.object}.panelGet('PANELLAYOUT_1');
    	//then call this object's .hideDock() method to hide the menu.
    	//set the title in the PanelLayout header
    	var ele = $('{dialog.componentName}APPPANELHEADER');
    	ele.innerHTML = action;	
    But... there may be other differences between the code in that template UX and the code you've generated... so reviewing the template is recommended.


      Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

      Thanks for replying!
      I did try the copy and paste from from a UX using the template "MobileAppFramework_with_SplitView_Hierarchical_Menu", with no luck.
      As you mentioned there must be differences and that's where I don't have the level of knowledge to know where to look.
      Thanks again


        Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

        I just copied the "panelcard" code into a test UX I had that contained just the "alert"... and it's seems to be fine. Working and no errors.

        You'll need to post a sample UX.


          Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

          Hopefully, I have attached the UX


          Thanks for your help


            Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

            The List Control "action" names are literally the name of the PanelCards. In the sample UX, the List Control "action" values are "action1", "action2", etc... and the PanelCards names are "ACTION1", "ACTION2".

            In your case, rename your List Control "action" values to "PanelCard_1", etc. Or actually, valid, meaningful names... "PC_Tournaments", "PC_AMTeams", "PC_PMTeams", "PC_TeamsEntered".

            The "action" values and the PanelCard Ids must match.


              Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

              I've tried many different scenarios and still not getting panel cards to show from the menu choices.
              Can you post my sample UX that you were able to get working, so I can compare and see what I am doing wrong?


                Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

                The attached UX works. You've not mentioned which version/build you're working with. Always important to know. Also, I'd assume you were aware of the basic error in your posted UX. You can't just have PanelCards. They must be wrapped in a PanelLayout or PanelNavigator.

                The changes I've made to your UX are: Add a PanelNavigator. Change a few of the List Control action values to PanelCard_2, PanelCard_3, PanelCard_4.
                Attached Files


                  Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

                  I am using
                  build 4770 - 5018


                    Re: Simple "json" question for a List Menu

                    Thanks David!