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  • Stop UX button's javascript from running using server side code

    Alpha Anywhere v3.5
    Version 12.3, Build 2999

    I have a UX component with a save button.

    function tempfunction_efc0b94a_7492_4e75_ae32_0d6697cf7343() {
    function tempfunction_825a7c61_f25d_4847_9473_028b766dfd50() {
    //Get a pointer to the parent component object that opened this UX.
    var po = {dialog.object}.getParentObject();
    function tempfunction_c577e2c1_37b0_42e7_9118_70dea107848b() {
    var ele = {dialog.Object}.getPointer('BUTTON_SUBMIT');
    In the server-side, afterDialogValidate event, I have code that tests for a duplicate entry. If a duplicate is found, the code stops running.
    	if nr = .f. then
    		'ResultSet returned no records, in this case is a unique record
    		'update the record
    		'To edit this action, place insertion point anywhere in the command, then click the 'Action Scripting' button'.
    		ExecuteServerSideAction("Save Data::Save_Submitted_Data_to_Table_s_")
    		e.javascript = "alert('Oops, W.O. Number has Already Been Used');"
    	end if
    Is there a way from the afterDialogValidate that I can stop the {dialog.Object}.closeContainerWindow(ele);
    from running as it throws an error message only went a duplicate is found and the script stops running.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Alpha 5 Version 11
    AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
    DBF's and MySql
    Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

    Ron Anusiewicz

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    Re: Stop UX button's javascript from running using server side code

    Ronald, you need to execute your refresh/close window javascript after the record is saved.
    Add the following after your server side save data action.

    e.javasscript = e.javascript + <<%str%
    	var po = {dialog.object}.getParentObject();
    	var ele = {dialog.Object}.getPointer('BUTTON_SUBMIT');
    Get rid of everything but the Submit method on your button, should get you what you need.
    Nate Mitchell PMP


    • #3
      Re: Stop UX button's javascript from running using server side code

      Nate, thank you so much.
      Works great plus I have now learned how to code multiple lines of Javascript on the server side.

      Thanks again!
      Alpha 5 Version 11
      AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
      DBF's and MySql
      Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

      Ron Anusiewicz