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Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

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  • Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

    I have a read-only panel card that displays the users information. They click on a button to take them to a new panel card which allows them to modify some of their information. Once they save, I'd like to refresh the read only panel so that it displays the changes. I know if you are using a list control you can refresh it. I guess I need some javascript that will refresh the data for me. Can anyone provide an example of how it's done?

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    Re: Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

    Do you know if you want to refresh the panel controls via the process of re-reading the data from the database and populating the controls or just re-setting the controls with the submitted data already in memory? If you have not saved the data to the database, you will obviously have to go with option 2.


    • #3
      Re: Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

      I decided to force a logout after these changes which solved my problem. They are new values that have been submitted to the database though, to answer your question...Not what was already in memory.


      • #4
        Re: Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

        This is still an issue for me actually, with a different panel now. If I want to refresh the a5w page when I set the active panel to my navigation panel where would I stick that? Is it xbasic or javascript? Any help is appreciated. I think that's the only way to accomplish what I need. What's happening is that when I give focus back to the panel I am using to create new records, the values entered previously are still there.


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          Re: Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?

          Have you tried in the onpanelactivate event to set the innerhtml of panelcard 1 to the new values ? A panel refresh method does seem like an interesting suggestion to me; you may want to suggest it to Selwyn.

          Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand


          • #6
            Re: Does anyone know of a method to refresh a panel that has been made active?


            I'm not seeing that event as an option. I did however use some inline javascript to set the controls value to ''

            Thanks for the suggestion, it works.
            Last edited by coleresources; 05-01-2013, 08:31 PM.