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Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

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    Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

    I have a list control in a UX.

    The list control uses a MySQL table.

    Pre-Release Build 4667-4991

    I am using {dialog.object}.refreshListData(); with the option keepFocusOnCurrentSelection = true.

    If, after refreshing the list data, a control is edited, and the action listObj.updateListFromUXControls(); is executed, the data is submitted to the first row in the list, instead of the selected row.

    Here is a video to demonstrate this

    The attached file contains the component and a dump file from the table.

    Re: Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

    This looks like an issue. It would be my understanding that keeping focus on the current selection should make that row current... active. I've run this in 4642 with the same results. You should report it.

    In the meantime... you can do this...

    In the List Control onSelect event...

    {dialog.Object}.__currRow = this.value;
    Then, get into your Refresh Data button action, and choose Text mode - to convert the action to Javascript. Change the code to this...

    var options = {
    	setFocusToValue: {dialog.Object}.__currRow
    So... instead of using the keepFocusOnCurrentSelection option, use the setFocusToValue option. We're saving the current key value in the List onSelect event, and using it here.


      Re: Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

      I will send in a bug report.

      Your work-around, using the setFocusToValue option, is a great solution.

      Thank you!


        Re: Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

        Bug report has been submitted.

        In trying to determine why this problem has occurred in some, but not all of my UXs, I discovered that it is related to the list control setting Allow Null Selection.

        If the list is set to allow null selection, this problem does not occur.


          Re: Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

          I looked at that as well, but, Allow NULL selection shouldn't affect the refresh option. Here is what I believe is happening...

          With Allow NULL selection turned on, the List gets refreshed, the keepFocusOnCurrentSelection fires, and then nothing else happens... all is good.
          With Allow NULL selection turned off, the List gets refreshed, the keepFocusOnCurrentSelection fires, and then the 1st row in the List is set Active, although it doesn't show as in focus. The class .listItemSelected is still attached to that previous current selection... as it should be... but the actual active row has been changed from current to 1st.


            Re: Saving Data to the Wrong Record after {dialog.object}.refreshListData();

            This is fixed in the latest pre-release.