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  • Add record to list, go to added record

    Using build 2999

    I have a list control built on a DBF table. To add a record to the table (List), from a button in the Panel Card footer, a new UX used to enter records is opened. When the user ‘Submits’ the new information:
    1. the data is saved to the table
    2. the form is reset
    3. the list is refreshed
    4. the data entry form is closed.

    How do I then activate the new entry that was just added to the table (List).

    Action scripting code:
    [FONT=Times New Roman]function tempfunction_6c89acd1_bde3_4826_b696_616909c2b47d() {[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]{dialog.object}.submit();[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]}[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]function tempfunction_6f6fa53e_62fe_48f5_a57a_ab0bc1c2ee43() {[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]//Do not display confirmation prompt[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]//this eliminates dirty form message when closing the form[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]{dialog.Object}.resetForm(false);[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]}[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]function tempfunction_259f7d88_aabd_4494_88a2_67f2a8081dcc() {[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]var po = {dialog.object}.getParentObject();[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]po.refreshListData('USERS');[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]var ele = {dialog.Object}.getPointer('BUTTON_RESET1');[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]{dialog.Object}.closeContainerWindow(ele);[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]}[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]A5.executeThisThenThat(tempfunction_6c89acd1_bde3_4826_b696_616909c2b47d,tempfunction_6f6fa53e_62fe_48f5_a57a_ab0bc1c2ee43,tempfunction_259f7d88_aabd_4494_88a2_67f2a8081dcc);[/FONT]
    I’m thinking that I need to get the new key value of the record just entered, set it to a var, and then refresh the list using the setFocusToValue option.

    [FONT=Times New Roman]Var newkey = to be determined (not sure how to get the new key value from this point)[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]var po = {dialog.object}.getParentObject();[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]//refresh a List and set focus to a particular value in the List[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]po.refreshListData('MYLIST1',{setFocusToValue: newkey}); (not sure if you can use a var here)[/FONT]
    Alpha 5 Version 11
    AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
    DBF's and MySql
    Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

    Ron Anusiewicz

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    The beauty of this board, in trying to describe your problem, often gives one ideas on how to solve their problem.

    Using the server side afterDialogValidate, I return the value of the new key to a hidden textbox in the UX. I then place the value from the textbox into a var. That var is used when refreshing the list.

    [FONT=Times New Roman]//Server side afterDialogValidate event returns:[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]// e.javascript = "{dialog.object}.setValue('TRANSNO','" + vcTransno + "')"[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]//Read value in 'TRANSNO' field.[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]var newKey = {dialog.object}.getValue('TRANSNO');[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]var po = {dialog.object}.getParentObject();[/FONT]
    [FONT=Times New Roman]po.refreshListData('USERS',{setFocusToValue: newKey});[/FONT]
    Works perfectly!
    Alpha 5 Version 11
    AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
    DBF's and MySql
    Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

    Ron Anusiewicz