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Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

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  • Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

    I have an abundance of grids that use Action JavaScript buttons to open other grids. Some are in the toolbar and some are a hyperlink in a record. (They work fine to open a project webpage, just not other grids.)

    They all worked fine until I recently updated my Application Server and Development software. Now 90% of them do nothing when clicked.

    I've tried deleting them and re-creating them, but to no avail.

    It should be noted that my development software and Application Server was about a year out of date. My subscription expired at the end of 2014, and I just renewed it at the beginning of this year.

    Has something changed since the beginning of 2015 that would have affected my Action JavaScript buttons?

    This is causing me all kinds of headaches to say the least, and I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this?

    Sergeant Richard Hartnett
    Hyattsville City Police Department

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    Re: Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

    Updated to what version? ...the latest official AA build is 2999_4519 (released on 28 JUL 2015 01:32 PM). Any update after that is a pre-release and may/may not work.
    Mike Brown - Contact Me
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      Re: Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

      I have another issue which may be related. After updating to the most recent pre-release (I know i asked for it). My functions contained in my Javascript Functions section of my uxes are causing errors getting flagged as being undefined and halts program operation.
      Win 10 64 Development, Win 7 64 WAS 11-1, 2, Win 10 64 AA-1,2, MySql, dbForge Studio The Best MySQL GUI Tool IMHO.


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        Re: Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

        The pre-releases are pretty good, in fact production quality. A lot has changed since 7/2015 and I am running my application on production with a very recent pre-release. Take a back-up of everything and then maybe recalculate the controls to see if that helps. If not try to develop a simple example and see if that works. If it doesn't file a bug report, Alpha is very responsive about fixing bugs and other oddities.


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          Re: Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

          This is weird too ....... Mike I replied to your post a few hours after you posted it, and said that I was running version 2999_4519, which, as you said, is the latest verison, so I don't know why I am having so many issues.

          (I also don't know what happened to my Message Board response post, but of course that has nothing to do with the A5 problem.)

          In any event, is seems the problem mainly stems from grids that live on an A5W page that has other html code on it. For example, I have a template I made which displays the logged in user's name at the top, and a "Main Menu" submit button at the bottom, and never had any problems until I updated. But now, if I save a grid which has Action JavaScript buttons on it that open other grids to a new A5W page with no other html coding, the buttons work fine. But if I open my template, and import the same grid, when that page is published, the action buttons will not work.

          It's almost as if the extra html coding is somehow interfering with the action buttons.

          Originally posted by mikeallenbrown View Post
          Updated to what version? ...the latest official AA build is 2999_4519 (released on 28 JUL 2015 01:32 PM). Any update after that is a pre-release and may/may not work.
          Sergeant Richard Hartnett
          Hyattsville City Police Department


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            Re: Problems with Action Javascript Buttons Since Update

            What I don't understand is why I continue to get the warning (in "news and updates" @ launch) that I am not using the most recent version and should update to 2999 every time aa v.12 loads.
            I have installed the "most recent version" (not the pre-release versions) several times (v.2999_4519.) ~ Regardless, this "warning" never goes away....
            Robert T. ~ "I enjoy manipulating data... just not my data."
            It's all about the "framework." (I suppose an "a5-induced" hard drive crash is now in order?)
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