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    Refresh Edit-Combo List (textbox) choices

    web app using 5887-5315.

    It appears using an argument in the filter isn't working when load data method is set to Ajax Callback. Screenshot below.

    I can change the Load data method to 'AtRenderTime' and the argument in the filter works fine. But then the choices are not refreshed unless the entire component is refreshed.

    So, before I write my own function to populate the choices is there a refresh method I could use instead (while keeping load data method = AtRenderTime) ?

    Ashampoo_Snap_Thursday, July 25, 2019_15h21m41s_001_.png

    EDIT: I know I can use a session var instead of the argument but in this app I'm avoiding using session vars all together.
    Mike Brown - Contact Me
    Programmatic Technologies, LLC
    Independent Developer & Consultant​​

    Re: Refresh Edit-Combo List (textbox) choices

    Did you ever get an answer to this one? I am looking for the same thing. I found your post in a link below my posted question, but there is no answer here either ...


      Re: Refresh Edit-Combo List (textbox) choices

      No. I ended up using a session variable instead. Never did send in a bug report either. Probably should have come to think of it.

      Alternatively you could write a xbasic function to populate the dropdown and there you certainly can use the UX arguments.
      Mike Brown - Contact Me
      Programmatic Technologies, LLC
      Independent Developer & Consultant​​


        Re: Refresh Edit-Combo List (textbox) choices

        Can you get your argument value into a hidden unbound textbox by putting a default in that textbox like =:WHATVALUE (I'm just using WHATVALUE as an example argument name), and then referring to that hidden control using the Dynamic Filter in the edit/combo genie?
        Carol King
        Developer of Custom Homebuilders' Solutions (CHS)


          Re: Refresh Edit-Combo List (textbox) choices


          If you are actually changing the "argument" to get a different set of choices, that would likely work, but …

          In my case, I simply need to refresh the list because I have added new choices. The value of the dynamic filter isn't changing, just the values I need to display.

          I was given some suggestions in another thread on the forum: (The suggestions uses Json.)