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List contents show when Chrome Console is used?

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  • List contents show when Chrome Console is used?

    This one is a hard-one to title, even describe. But I'm out of ideas.

    Button on a UX opens a list in a window. But, the list appears to be completely empty.

    Now, if Chrome console is open, all I need to do is touch or even very slightly adjust the height of the console, and the list data shows up.

    It's clear to me this is a client-side problem -- the data's all there and appears instantly when I adjust the console height.

    Can't find a fix for this and wonder if anyone's seen this before - and has a fix.

    This happens to be pre-release 7630-5573.


  • #2
    I don't use prereleases, but, years ago I had a list sizing problem that the following code in the list's afterRenderComplete event seemed to fix. Maybe it'll work for this too...not sure...

    var ci = this;
    setTimeout(function() {
        delete ci;
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    • #3
      Thanks. That's the kind of thing I had in mind to "jog" this but unfortunately it doesn't do the job.

      I've also discovered that even a simple browser window resize (even 1 px) fixes the list display. So, gotta see about finding window resize javascript or similar I guess.

      And I don't care to be putting out a pre-release either, but circumstances require it.
      Last edited by Steve Workings; 05-04-2021, 02:13 PM.


      • #4

        Try simply:

        var listObj = {dialog.object}.getControl('MYLIST1');

        That forces the list to redraw with the current data.

        First, put it in a button on the form and press it once things are loaded. If that works, then you can put it in the onrendercomplete event.


        • #5
          I had a similar issue in the past. If the list control has the fill container property checked, and also has a client-side show/hide expression for the same list control, the list would display the header, but no rows.


          • #6
            This works in the list onRenderComplete event:

            setTimeout(function() {
              var cs = AUI.u.getVPSize();
              window.resizeBy(cs.height, cs.width -1);