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A5.msgBox problem from old build

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  • A5.msgBox problem from old build

    Nearly 2 years ago I installed A5 for a customer, they've been just fine with it so I hadn't bothered to keep up with the versions (learned a lesson, too: don't do this).

    Now that I've brought them current, there's a problem I've not resolved:

    A5.msgBox.hide() does indeed close the message box, but it also leaves the ui_lock intact. The users' only solution is to close the browser window, start over.

    Any thoughts on how to fix this?
    -Steve
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    Re: A5.msgBox problem from old build

    You've not said what version you're working with... or provided a context... but... a simple test with the current pre-release shows that putting up an A5.msgBox.show() will be taken down, without ill effect, by A5.msgBox.hide().

    Even if you stuff in other alerts or A5.msgBox.show, a single .hide() seems to clean up all .show().

    Putting up a A5.msgBox.show() before running an Ajax Callback, and then running the following in the return of the callback, works well.

    Code:
    sqlSelectFromCount = "alert('hi there');A5.msgBox.show('Searching 2...','Please wait while we search for the records. ','none',function() {});alert('hi again');A5.msgBox.hide();"
    Both A5.msgBox.show() are taken down and the screen unlocked.

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      Re: A5.msgBox problem from old build

      Yes, I can do that all day too David - in fact all of my apps make pretty extensive use of this. The question is why there might be the problem I describe with the current, latest official build after having upgraded from quite an old build (don't remember the number - couple years ago).

      There is no "context" - it's used in dozens of different ways, with the problem that I described quite consistent throughout the app.

      I don't ascribe this to a problem in the current build -- I think there's something else amiss but I don't know what.
      -Steve
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      • #4
        Re: A5.msgBox problem from old build

        I have this problem too. It seems to be a timing issue. I'm still trying to resolve it.

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        • #5
          Re: A5.msgBox problem from old build

          Lee - did you ever find a solution? At this point I'm backing out all my messaging and replacing with an alert() which is really a poor substitute.
          -Steve
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            Re: A5.msgBox problem from old build

            had something similar and used the unlock an element action after the hide.

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