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  • Tree-Control Record Navigator, how to get selected branch / element

    In a Grid with a Tree-Control Record Navigator, how do I get the level number and key value from the selected item of the Record Navigator?

    I need to get the currently selected branch level and key value, so I can use Action JavaScript to open a report that will print all the entries associated with the selected branch.

    There are three levels in my tree-control record navigator:
    - Parent
    - Child
    - Grand Child

    The grid portion displays the details of the Grand Child record only. When a Parent or Child record is selected in the tree-control the detail view of the grid isn't suppose to show anything. Currently the detail view has a problem and displays the last Grand Child record that was shown; the detail needs to be set to hidden when Parent or Child record is displayed.

    But my main problem is knowing what level in the tree is currently selected and the key value that goes with it. I cannot use {Grid.Object}._gridFilter because that does not tell me what level is selected or the key value when the Parent or Child level in the tree is selected. "._gridFilter" is only useful, in this case, when a record from the "Grand Child" table is shown.

    NOTE: I configured the Tree-Control Record Navigator with a "Complex" query. That is how I am able to get it to show records from the Parent and Child tables.

  • #2
    Re: Tree-Control Record Navigator, how to get selected branch / element

    - BUMP -

    If made up a sample component would anyone be able help answer this or am I going to be better off scrapping this Grid and going with a tree control on a UX?


    • #3
      Re: Tree-Control Record Navigator, how to get selected branch / element

      What 's more important than how you are trying to get there, is the question - where to you want to end up. You may not need a tree, you may not need a grid, don't forget the grid (and its components) do not have the luxury of being un-bound, after all yo can't even have a grid unless you have a table, what does that tell you. So do a quick video and show me where you want to be at the and of the process, then we work on a path rather than tying to find a way on the wrong path.

      If you have not done video's before to share issues go to Jing at this location and get the free application, then share.
      Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.
      Albert Einstein, (attributed)
      US (German-born) physicist (1879 - 1955)


      • #4
        Re: Tree-Control Record Navigator, how to get selected branch / element

        Okay, here's a video demonstrating what I'm looking for: