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  • Delete records from bound child list control

    I have two bound list controls on a UX on two different panel cards. The first is the parent of the second. When the user clicks a button in one of the rows on the parent, it takes them to the second panel with the child list control and all the data is populated. I have a delete button on both panels for their respective list controls. On the parent list control, I am able to delete a record, which only enabled the delete functionality after I did the onDialoagInitialize Load_Primary_keys_for_Parent_Table serverside action.

    I feel like something is off, because in my delete actionscript, I tell it to get the primary key from the listcontrol, and give it the list name. Why do I need to load primary keys in the initialize to do this? I'm not planning on using that primary key list, just what the list controls are returning as primary keys.

    The main issue I'm having is in the child list control. I click the delete button associated with that control, and it tells me that the record couldn't be deleted because it isn't in the database. It sounds like it's trying to get the primary key from the initialize action I had to do, and not the child list control I stated in the delete action script for that delete button.

    I like using the delete action script because it has the built in confirmation message, whereas the CRUD action script (meant for unbound) just does it and I'd have to write something for the user to cancel the action.

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    Re: Delete records from bound child list control

    I found some information stating that the delete record is only for bound UX components, so that would appear to be part of the problem I'm having, only my components are bound, and you can only load primary keys of the parent table on the bound UX, so any delete automatically uses that primary key list. The thing that is confusing about it is that in the delete action script, it specifically asks where you want the primary key to come from, and even though you state which list object to look at, it still seems to refer back to the primary key list from the initialize event.

    I had already created separate UX's to enter/modify data for those tables and since those UX's were bound to the tables in question, I used that concept to delete information from the list controls as well.