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Close ux Component without resetting the form First

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  • Close ux Component without resetting the form First

    I have an app with three separate ux components.

    1st ux = Student list
    2nd ux = Class List
    3rd ux = Days Attended List

    the first component is a list of students and has an onClick event in the row properties of the list to open the 2nd ux to whichever row was selected from the first list. The third list opens when a row in the 2nd list is selected. This app uses panel cards as this is going to be accessed by an ipad or iphone.

    Component two and three has a back button that closes the current window in order to go to the previous component. My problem is that when you select a row in any of the components, before you can use the "back" button, it says "You must first save your changes or cancel changes by clicking the Reset button". This has forced me to add a reset button in order to go back. This forces you to press the reset button, confirm resetting the form, then use the back button. How can I by pass this?

    BTW, the intention of this app is Read-Only, but if i set the list properties to Read-Only, it does not allow you to click a row, and If the user can not click a row it wont pass the argument value to the next component that is being opened.

    Any Ideas here?

    EDIT: the method my "back" button is using is {dialog.object}.closeContainerWindow(this);, if that makes any difference?
    Last edited by Gustavo1478; 02-04-2015, 02:10 PM. Reason: EDIT

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    Re: Close ux Component without resetting the form First

    If you have some js setValue() function calls going on when the ux's are loaded then have you included the optional 3rd parameter of 'false'. Maybe that would help the ux from thinking it is "dirty". If you cannot figure out what is making the UX think it is dirty then you could always try forcing it to be not dirty with this JS:


    Also, I saw this video about clicking a column in a UX to open another UX:


    • #3
      Re: Close ux Component without resetting the form First

      Gday, have you tried this property 'Warn before closing if Component in window is dirty'. Its right near the bottom of the Target Window group in the Open UX Dialog.


      • #4
        Re: Close ux Component without resetting the form First

        Originally posted by crispy View Post
        Gday, have you tried this property 'Warn before closing if Component in window is dirty'. Its right near the bottom of the Target Window group in the Open UX Dialog.
        YAHTZEE! That did it, it was right on there, just uncheck the box. How did I miss that. Thanks Chris.


        • #5
          Re: Close ux Component without resetting the form First

          No worries! Glad I could help. Good luck with your project.


          • #6
            Re: Close ux Component without resetting the form First

            I was just facing this same issue and thankfully found this thread. Thanks Crispy.