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Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

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  • Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

    My tab pane selection is made with a button list control ('bl1')

    After opening the UX, I run some inline javascript synchronously with the following:

    var bObj = {dialog.object}.getControl('bl1');
    "Bio" is the value in the button list control that shows the pane I want to display.

    Unfortunately, the default pane always shows when the UX appears.

    What am I missing? Thanks

  • #2
    Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

    Is the value of bl1 actually getting set?

    In which event are you setting this value? (onInitialize, onExecute, etc.)

    What event on the button list control actually does the work of changing the pane? If it is OnChange, then your code might work fine, but if it is onclick or some other event, just changing the value of the control won't fire it.


    • #3
      Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

      There is a Setpane JavaScript command. I don't have my computer on at the moment but I think you are looking for this.


      • #4
        Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

        Are you doing top secret work and you would have to kill me if you gave me too much information?

        Detail the entire UX for me - as in:

        How are you calling the UX?
        Are you passing in the value of the tab pane via an Argument or a variable?
        In which event(s) do you have the setpane command?
        In what event are you trying to set the value of the control?
        And what event ON the control is setting the pane?
        How, exactly is your button list setup?
        Did you create this using one of the templates provided by alpha - and if so, which one?

        Look - I want to help, but you need to provide a lot more information.


        • #5
          Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane


          Thank you for your willingness to help. Been a very hectic 24 hours so I am just now getting to my email.

          Here is a video showing how everything is setup and what I am attempting to do:

          It shows what I have attempted...have also tried adding a refresh client side calc step, but still no love. The video shows added space after the "bl1" but in my efforts, that space did not exist.


          • #6
            Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane


            I see what you are doing, I'll try to help, but we could spend a long time going over it via the forum. If you would like to get this done quickly, private message me and we can do a teamviewer session.

            First of all, you have to understand that javascript is run on the grid or ux where you put it.

            So the javascript you have written on the grid is actually running on the GRID - not the UX, so your button value is not getting set. The javascript can't see that button list from the grid.

            What you need to do is put an argument on the UX that you can pass in. Then you set that argument from the calling grid.

            In the UX, you then use that argument to set the pane.

            Hope this helps get you moving forward. If you need more, write back or pm me.


            • #7
              Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane


              Thank you for your assistance. Your last tip was the final piece I was missing.....I am still learning the nuances of arguments. I appreciate your help in this.



              • #8
                Re: Open UX and go to specific Tab Pane

                Glad to have helped.

                Shout back if you need anything more!