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  • Davidk
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    I don't mind going after the DOM if it's really necessary. Most of the time I'd rather use the tools that Alpha gives us. I know it ends up being the same thing in the end... but... sometimes it just feels cleaner.

    The Tab control in the UX is a control and is rendered as an Object of the Dialog Object (the UX). So... get a pointer to that control... and you've got all the properties of that control Object.

    Code:
    var tObj = {dialog.Object}.getControl('TAB_1');
    var currTabIndex = tObj._curTabIndx;
    var currTabLabel = tObj.panes[currTabIndex].html;
    ._curTabIndx is a property of the Tab Controls. It carries the currently selected tab... zero based.
    .panes is an Array of all the Tab Control Panes that you created. It carries the info about the panes.
    .html is a property of the .panes array

    Once you've got the _currTabIndx, use it to access the panes array... and then access the .html property for that pane.

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    That's the secret. The apostrophes. That seems to work under all scenarios. Thanks Frank.

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  • Clipper87
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Peter,
    {dialog.ComponentName} should work but make sure you put that placeholder enclosed in the apostrophes.

    alert($('{dialog.ComponentName}.V.R1.TAB_1.1.TAB').innerHTML);

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Okay guys. That doesn't work on localhost nor on the live website. However this does:

    var tabLabel =$('COMPONENT_NAME_MEMBER_COV_ORUW.V.R1.TAB_1.' + tabIndex +'.TAB').innerHTML;

    But that doesn't work in live or working preview which I need to develop (which means I have to rem code depending upon where I am).

    So what I need is a placeholder for:
    COMPONENT_NAME_MEMBER_COV_ORUW

    Neither {dialog.object} nor {dialog.ComponentName} works.

    Note; this UX is a window popup off a grid, FWIW.

    Anybody have an idea?

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Excellent Gandhi. And thanks Luther

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  • GGandhi
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Code:
    var eletabid={dialog.object}._tabInfo('TAB_1');
     var eleindex = (eletabid.currentPane - 1);
    var ele = document.getElementById('DLG1.V.R1.TAB_1.' + eleindex +'.TAB').innerHTML;
    alert(ele);
    just a refinement on luther's code.

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Thanks Luther, but that still isn't returning the current tab pane label (or the current tab pane id).

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  • lutherhuffman
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Still a little bit dirty but this returns both:

    The javascript index starts at 0 so you have to subtract 1 from the value returned from {dialog.object}._tabInfo('TAB_1');.

    var ele=document.getElementById("DLG1.V.R1.TAB_1.0.TAB").innerHTML;
    alert('TAB HTML is:' + ele);

    var eletabid={dialog.object}._tabInfo('TAB_1');
    var eleindex = (eletabid.currentPane - 1);
    alert('TAB ID is DLG1.V.R1.TAB_1.' + eleindex);

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    Sorry, my fault. I wasn't clear. I need the label or id or both for the current Pane.

    Thx

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  • lutherhuffman
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    Re: UX tab label via JS

    This is a bit ugly but it worked for me.

    var ele=document.getElementById("DLG1.V.R1.TAB_1.0.TAB").innerHTML;
    alert(ele);

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  • Peter.Greulich
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    UX tab label via JS

    How do I get the label for a tab (or its ID) programmatically?

    e.g. something like this:
    Code:
    var obj = {dialog.object}._tabInfo('TAB_1');
    alert(obj.label);
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