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  • Browser Errors

    Hello I have few problems with browsers not displaying or redering my Components properly.

    In the latest version Explorer 10 it seems to work okay (most of the time), but in other version I have a constant issue with UX component not opening with data, and lookup fields not responding.

    In all instances I have a Web error on the page.

    E.g. Line: 1237
    Error: 'sty' is undefined:

    if I debug the page it seems to have an error with Java Script that is created when UX is used as a popup from a grid button.

    the debug states

    SCRIPT5009: 'sty' is undefined
    a5.js, line 1237 character 63

    Does anyone know why this may be happeinig or how to get around this java error?

    Any help would be appreciated.
    Ricky Rel

  • #2
    Re: Browser Errors.

    Ricky, I am not aware at all of what you are doing, but have had problems caused by timing issues. The code should work and maybe sometimes does but not always, so sometimes adding a small delay on certain events will help. So examine your javascript events and for example instead of:


    setTimout( function () {
    Timing is everything! Hope this helps.


    • #3
      Re: Browser Errors.

      Thanks for you reply Gary,

      I have some time next week, and will try your suggestion..

      Fingers crossed.


      Ricky Rel


      • #4
        Re: Browser Errors.

        Hello anyone..

        This error continues,

        E.g. Line: 1237
        Error: 'sty' is undefined:

        Has anyone else have experienced this problem?
        Ricky Rel


        • #5
          Re: Browser Errors

          It makes me think as if it was intended to put 'style' as a variable name. Use Firebug and find out in what js file this happens. Or create a super simple mini project that shows the problem; either you found a bug (then use the project to send a bug report) or you'll discover that you made some error. What version are you using ? You may first want to try the latest prerelease.

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


          • #6
            Re: Browser Errors

            Hello thank you for the reply,

            I don t htink I can show the error in firebug, as the issue seems to only be with Internet Explorer.

            E.g. The web pages work okay in OPRA, CHROME, etc. But When I use Explorer, my Grids display propoerly, but when I open a dialog from the grid via a push button the Dialog is empty (no Records)

            Also on the dialog the lookup fields i use on the grid no longer work, and the submit and reset button are not displayed properly.

            The only thing that I can identify as a error is happening - is at the bottom of the explorer page ther is a little Icon that appears, when I double click it states there is "web errors",

            (This icon only displays after clicking the button to open dialog) . Cnat work it out. I have other buttons on the grid, to open PDF report they work okay.

            It really frustrating I have searched the web and forum but cant find an answer. Like I said if I use a different brower then all is okay. This as far as I am conserned is not satistfactory,,,because the majority of my users will be using explorer.

            I was hoping someone would be able to set me straight and idnetify if I have inadvertantly done something wrong.

            Still developing using alternate browser, for testing as Explorer problem continues.
            Ricky Rel


            • #7
              Re: Browser Errors

              In IE press F12 and you'll get a Firebug alike window to help debug the situation. IE is always a pain and probably will continue to be a pain. You have to tell your customers what versions of IE you support; don't get trapped into supporting IE, be more specific: IE9, IE10 (also do not state IE9 or higher because MS is impredictible)

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


              • #8
                Re: Browser Errors

                Hello Frank, thanks for responding to my post, Pressing F12 and reviewing the debug window. I get this:


                line 1327 : if(ss.insertRule)ss.insertRule(sel+'{'+css+'}',r.length);else ss.addRule(sel,sty);},deleteSelector:function(sel){var ssEle=$('A5STYLESHEET')

                Error: 'sty' is undefined:

                I have no idea what it is? or doing? All I know is that 'sty' is causing me big issue with dialogs..

                Where does this code come from, its not soemething that I entered so must be part of the dialog compeopnent? I think???

                Any suggestions???
                Ricky Rel


                • #9
                  Re: Browser Errors


                  That is Alpha Anywhere javascript code probably from the virtual libraries (those libraries are generated on the fly, you don't see them in your webroot folder). It may be a bug, difficult to tell. It seems related to the style being used; have you tried another style? What release of Alpha Anywhere are you using ?
                  You may want to try the latest pre-release that you can find here:

                  If the problem persists then create a new workspace with a simple component that demonstrates the problem & send that along with a detailed description to

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


                  • #10
                    Re: Browser Errors

                    Hello Frank,

                    I ma using the latest production release of Alpha Anywhere.

                    I have tried different styles, but get the same error. I am downloading the latest Pre- release at the momnet and will test it out.

                    If this fails I will submitt it as ????Bug request.

                    Thanks for your thoughts.

                    I will post back here if the pre release fixes my problem.

                    Ricky Rel


                    • #11
                      Re: Browser Errors


                      Just reporting back.

                      I have update to the latest Pre- Release of Alpha Anywhere. - Initial testing is very postive, the error seems to have been recitified. I will keep testing but all is well so far..

                      Can't thank everyone who offered suggestions enough. Thanks heaps.

                      Process undetaken.

                      Backup up Current Alpha Anywhere production
                      Backed up SQL - database

                      Downloaded - Pre release
                      Installed pre release. - During install updated Microsoft .Net (Without reboot)
                      Restarted - alpha anywhere - new version
                      Recalculated all Dialog Compoentest (52 in total)
                      Republished all files(inlcuding security, and Report definitions)

                      Tested on Intenet Explorer. (Previously causing errors)

                      All is well so far... - Now having a nice cool beer..

                      Ricky Rel