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  • Refresh embedded grid


    I've run into a problem that seems simple, but too complex/important for what I'm trying to do.

    I have got a UX componnet and an embedded grid in it. I want to refress the grid to display the data based on the data I have entered in three controls on the UX.

    How do I refresh the grid?


  • #2
    Re: Refresh embedded grid

    Hi Luan

    Click on your embedded Grid look for the link property and link your Grid to the UX component.
    Mr. Selwyn explained it thoroughly in this video: Live Linking a Grid that is Embeded in a UX component



    • #3
      Re: Refresh embedded grid

      Thanks, Maroine!

      The problem is that the UX component only contains unbound fileds that are used to pass parameters to the query of the grid. The UX fields are FromDate and ToDate. I just want to refreshe the grid with the data for the new date values.



      • #4
        Re: Refresh embedded grid

        First you need to give that embedded grid a unique alias in the UX. Apply a base filter then in your button (or however you're initiating this) you'll need to get the child object, then a simple grid refresh.

        var cObj = {dialog.object}.getChildObject('GRID_ALIAS_HERE');
        EDIT: Here is a test component for you. You'll need the Northwind sample database to run it. You select a customer in my textbox and after doing so the grid is automatically updated.
        Last edited by mikeallenbrown; 07-01-2016, 10:07 AM. Reason: added test component
        Mike Brown - Contact Me
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        • #5
          Re: Refresh embedded grid

          Thanks, Mike!

          The fields I have on the UX cannot be linked to the grid as they are used for setting the parameters that filter the data for the grid (I'm summing up values with where conditions).

          The trouble I have now is that the grid shows the values for the first criteria I use, but it doesn't refresh when I change the criteria.



          • #6
            Re: Refresh embedded grid

            I don't know Luan ...too many unknowns here. If you post a sample component with some data I'll take a look. Beyond that look through the {grid} methods that are available. Maybe there is a search method you could use.
            Mike Brown - Contact Me
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            • #7
              Re: Refresh embedded grid

              Originally posted by ljaupi View Post

              The trouble I have now is that the grid shows the values for the first criteria I use, but it doesn't refresh when I change the criteria.
              Try using javascript grid refresh method in the date control OnChange event!

              Another idea that comes to mind is you can simply add a date field in database table where your Grid is bound to and then have a search part where you can search in the grid using that date field where you would insert this inline javascript
              in the onChageEvent and then you can embed both the Grid and its search part into your UX if thats what you need to do.

              hope this helps.