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“Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

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  • “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

    I downloaded the full patch so I couold use “{dialog.object}.refreshDropdownBoxChoices) to refresh a dropdown box and it is working fine, just as shown in the tutorial video. A new issue is that when reviewing the videos for “D60 Prompt For a New Choice to Add to a Dropdownbox and Dynamically Add the Choice to the Dropdownbox”, which is all part of the same video series, the presenter shows in the Properties of the Dialog itself a “Javescript Action” property – I DON’T HAVE that property in my list? It must be there because the component I download works just like in the video. Am I going crazy, or is there a setting I missed to make this Dialog Property show. I am using the component downloaded for use with the video just to make sure nothing I m doing is the issue and the property still does not show. (PS: when I use the ‘search’ function in the properties box, it can find it.) Below is a screen shot of the tutorial video screen and my system screen. Can anyone help?

    Javascipt Actions Missing.pngJavascipt Actions Missing - My Screen.png
    Last edited by cwalko; 09-20-2012, 04:33 PM. Reason: change tilte

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    Re: Is this a Bug? “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?



    • #3
      Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

      Hey Carl,

      In the Video list, where you find D60, you'll find a notice just above the video link that says...

      (Requires build 2766_3968 or above)

      Check to make sure you in line with this.

      And... just a friendly comment about posting... a post of "Nothing?" usually gets you nothing.

      I know Alpha and XBasic and Javascript is a bucket of stuff to wrap you're head around... but keep trudging on... it's well worth the journey. Cheers!


      • #4
        Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

        And also make sure you entered all your extra license codes that Alpha should have sent to you, specifically the one for "subscriber benefits"


        • #5
          Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

          Sorry for the "nothing" comment.

          I did check the build as I made that mistke earlier. I have build 2943_4005. And my Lic Number is showing. I have no add in. Can't figure what is going on?


          • #6
            Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

            I just re-read Chris' post. My Lic Number is showing in the About Alpha Five screens but what is the Lic for "subscriber benifits"?


            • #7
              Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

              The subscriber benefits license code is a separate license code in your licensing email (or may be a separate email) that enables additional features, such as Javascript Actions. You may need to contact sales tomorrow if you cannot locate your code. But let me back up, did you get an A5 subscription or just a basic package? Subscriber benefits are for... well... subscribers only (to the subscription).


              • #8
                Re: “Javascript Action” property NOT Showing?

                I bought the entire package for version 10 but only bought an upgrade for Web development only.