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    HI all

    I seem to have continuing issues when trying to do several things passing Javascript from basic, for example with this code i want to do the following

    1) Display a message
    2) Close an A5_msgbox (which has previously been called with a Javascript action on a button)
    3) Close the UX

    My Code is

    send_email = "alert('Your email Message has been sent');" (This is OK and displays the message

    then I have

    send_email = send_email + "A5.msgBox.hide();"

    send_email = send_email + "{dialog.Object}.closeContainerWindow('ENQUIRYACTION');"

    However these two commands do not seem to run in the browser

    If anyone can help me with the Syntax and I would be grateful



  • #2
    Did you try sending all the commands in one line like this:

    send_email = "alert('Your email Message has been sent'); A5.msgBox.hide(); {dialog.Object}.closeContainerWindow('ENQUIRYACTION');"

    Mike Reed
    Phoenix, AZ


    • #3
      There are a couple better (better in my opinion anyway) way to handle this. Which one you choose would depend on the use case.

      In the first screen shot all of the needed JS code is combined and returned as one. In the second we run some action JavaScript instead. The second and third screenshot also runs the JS synchronously (one at a time). That may, or may not, be important depending on your use case.

      Also notice I through in some error handing in the xbasic function. It's always a good idea to have a Plan B incase the core code fails. In this case that Plan B would be to log the error and let the user know something went wrong. I hope this all helps.
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      Last edited by mikeallenbrown; 07-27-2021, 12:00 PM. Reason: grammar
      Mike Brown - Contact Me
      Programmatic Technologies, LLC
      Independent Developer & Consultant


      • #4
        Thank you both for your suggestions much appreciated


        • #5
          HI Chaps

          Sorry , I appear to be struggling closing a windows in another project now. This project was originally created in Alpha and has been working until we migrated to 12...

          On my Grid Object I call a UX , I then want to close the UX after some xbasic code has executed ..

          On the properties of my grid object , I have set the Window name. (in alpha 11 I used <span id >

          Then in the UX component I am calling the closeWindow method

          Attached are some screen shots,

          I would very much appreciate any help you can give on this

          Attached Files