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  • UX Component - Action Javascript - Open a UX, Grid or Report - Dynamic Panel

    Anybody had any success with using javascript to specify the alias and the title for a dynamic panel? This is a pre-release feature where it shows two calls to some javascript are needed but it gives no clue as to how to set the javascript and what should be returned

  • #2
    I think Dion said it was still being worked on in that regard. I think he said they were adding in a way to set it in the builder. They uploaded the video yesterday of the meeting but it's privacy is set wrong so you cannot see it right now.
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    • #3
      Hi Charles,

      Yes I watched the webinar live and the previous one. I was one of, what seems many, who pointed out the problem with the alternative to the tabbed_UI and am very keen to get working on this while in lockdown and was just hoping someone had worked it out.


      • #4
        Just tested and it works ok, didn't do anything special.
        In the Dynamic Panel title i entered
        Then in my javascript functions:
        function myTest() {
        return 'test title';


        • #5
          Thanks Jamie, tried this on my action JavaScript and it didn't work! Deleted the action and rebuilt it and now it works.

          However by setting this you still cannot open a second page by clicking on another row in a list, this must be to do with setting the javascript in the ux alias
          Last edited by Lance Gurd; 04-25-2020, 06:26 AM. Reason: Further testing


          • #6
            Well in the GIF showing the feature in the pre-release notes, you can clearly see it opens different customer rows in different panels. I am close to a point in my app where i need this, so i'll start playing with it. Will update here if i can make it work


            • #7
              Yes same here, whenever I put anything in the UX alias apart from <DefaultAlias> it breaks the action JavaScript


              • #8
                Well, i entered JAVASCRIPT_MYUXNAME in the ux alias ( all in uppercase ) and declared a MYUXNAME Javascript function, my javascript action still works


                • #9
                  Definitely not working here


                  • #10
                    After a lot of debugging and restarting my development machine and my application server, finally got it running with JAVASCRIPT_MYUXNAME in the UX alias but it still will not open a second dynamic panel


                    • #11
                      Oops. Forgot about the second dynamic panel. Will modify UXNAME to generate a random name and test it, we'll see


                      • #12
                        Just tested it and it works ok.
                        In the alias i use JAVASCRIPT_MYUXALIAS and in the dynamic title i set javascript:myTest.
                        The functions look like:
                        function myTest() {
                        return 'test title'+Math.floor(Math.random() * 10);
                        function MYUXNAME() {
                        return 'FORM'+Math.floor(Math.random() * 10);


                        • #13
                          I am baffled as to why mine won't work, copied your code and it just opens the same dynamic pane no matter which entry I click on. I am using a viewbox configured as a list to open the panel(s) but notice in the pre-release notes Selwyn is using a list, maybe I will try that.


                          • #14
                            What build are you on?
                            Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
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                            US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


                            • #15
                              Hi Pete, I'm on the latest pre release, 6631 5453