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How to prevent Tabs from closing during refresh

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  • How to prevent Tabs from closing during refresh

    How do I prevent open tabs from closing in a tabbed ui if users press the f5 or refresh on web browsers? How do we refresh the open tab(s) with out closing all of them or without closing the open or current tab?

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    Re: How to prevent Tabs from closing during refresh

    Originally posted by JetLi View Post
    How do I prevent open tabs from closing in a tabbed ui if users press the f5 or refresh on web browsers? How do we refresh the open tab(s) with out closing all of them or without closing the open or current tab?
    Hi Jetson,

    When the user presses the F5 key, it's the same as if they typed in the URL for the web page for their first visit. You could cache what tabs were open in server-side session variables. When the page is visited during the same session, the cached open tab data would allow you to re-open those tabs when the page was refreshed using F5. You could also use local storage or cookies to cache the data client-side and open the tabs using javascript.

    If you want to refresh individual tabs in a Tabbed UI Component, there's an option "Auto Refresh on focus" that you can check for the Tabbed UI Buttons used to open each tab.
    Sarah Mitchell
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      Re: How to prevent Tabs from closing during refresh

      Thanks so much sir! The first paragraph seems a bit complicated to me, I hope you can make a video tutorial on this. But I think the 2nd paragraph will be sufficient for the client to accept instead of pressing the f5 or refresh button of a browser.

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