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Is there a way to refresh a panel in a UX but not the entire UX?

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  • Is there a way to refresh a panel in a UX but not the entire UX?

    A few weeks ago, during the Alpha Anywhere Webcast 2020 April 15, they discussed a Tabbed UI replacement. It is an entire UX that has panel cards. One panel is for login(Panel Card Login), and after login, it calls a different panel (Panel Layout 1). After login, you have access to the menu you created. Its really nice.

    The problem is, all security is loaded when the UX is loaded. Then after login, there is no UX reload, so the security is not refreshed. If you force a refresh, it takes you back to the login.

    Static info: My menu has security groups. Under Menu is Customers and Shipping. "userS" has access to "Shipping" and "Customers." "userC" has access to "Customers" only. So under the menu, Customers has no security, but Shipping is by Security Group only. "userS" is part of that security group and "userC" is not.

    Page loads. "userS" logs in. Login triggers Panel Layout 1. Menu and Customers are the only thing showing. No Shipping. Why? Because the UX was loaded before the login. Logging in only moves from one view to the other; not reload the UX. If I refresh the page, I'm back at the login. I login as "userS" again, and Shipping appears on the menu. Why? Because the security was cached. If I hit refresh again, the login appears, I login as "userC" and Shipping is still there. Why? Because the cached information was for "userS" and there is no reload of the Panel Layout 1 after login. If "userC" clicks on Shipping, the page has a seizure (because "userC" isn't authorized), and the logout action happens, and back to the login screen. Now I need to login again.

    I have tried an e.url = <thisComponent>, however any reloading of the page brings the login back to the forefront.

    Is there a way to refresh the Panel Layout 1 to get the newly loaded userRoles before it is shown so the menu displays appropriately for the logged in user?

    Thanks in advance.
    Alpha 12 Build 6655

  • #2
    Your post is too vague to help you ( at least for me) what is "static info"? Is your menu a control bar? a couple of buttons? If menu and "customers" are showing does that mean you have a list control of customers? I would recommend you post a screenshot and a better description of the controls. If you're logged in properly, roles should work moving from one panelcard to the next and you would NOT need to refresh.
    This sounds like a persistent login, where the login looks for the token - but again, its kinda hard to imagine what you got going on there. I think in the webinar they used an expanding menu control.

    You can always create a button to do an ajax callback and run that client-side On Render Complete though - maybe that will help but I think there's probably something else that isn't right
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    • #3
      You could try just refreshing the object or objects on the Panel