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  • Open child UX which filters by session variable

    I have a UX component that filters information using a session variable. The variable is set by an a5w processing page when first logging in. The component uses the load primary keys on initialize event.

    If I place the UX component on an A5w page and go to it with a URL then the component works just fine after logging in.

    If I go to a master UX component after logging in and click on a button that opens the child UX component, the filter does NOT work....in fact the component won't appear at call. I have also tried this as an embedded component.

    So what am I missing? I'm sure it is something simple.

    Thanks!
    Greg

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    Re: Open child UX which filters by session variable

    OK I have determined the cause of this but don't have a solution.

    Apparently if the child UX component has a panel navigator, then it will fail to open when called from the parent UX. Removing the navigator allows the child UX to be viewed. Does anyone know a way to get around this? I was hoping to use numerous sub-components in my mobile project. Each would ideally have a panel navigator to allow for presenting lots of fields.

    I would rather not use a tab control in the child component if possible, although I know that is one solution.

    Thanks
    Greg

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      Re: Open child UX which filters by session variable

      Since you can recreate this you might build a small sample database and zip it up and send it attached to a bug report. Selwyn and the others there have been very responsive when it comes to addressing and fixing bugs which this sounds like.
      Brad Weaver, President
      ComputerAid International
      Ottawa ON Canada
      Versailles KY USA
      www.compuaid.com

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        Re: Open child UX which filters by session variable

        Thanks Brad,

        Will do.

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          Re: Open child UX which filters by session variable

          Figured this out....I used the quick panel genie for both UX components and failed to change the ID of the navigator on one of them...so it was a case of duplicate IDs. Once I changed the name of panel navigator, all worked as expected.

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