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Going to Portal doesn't automatically make a row active?

Question asked by disabled_JustinClose on May 8, 2015
Latest reply on May 9, 2015 by disabled_JustinClose

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Going to Portal doesn't automatically make a row active?

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I have a couple of portals on a layout that look through the same relationship, but show different records.  I.e. portal 1 shows is set to start at row1, portal 2 starts at row2, etc.  Each portal has a unique name.  What I have found is that if I script the process of going to portal2 for the purpose of reading/writing/deleting/etc information about that 2nd record, it doesn't automatically make the portal row/record active.  My script gets an error 3 ("wrong mode") when trying to set a field on that row for instance.

What I have done in my scripts is add an 'go to portal row [first]' after going to the portal object.  This seems to work, but just caught me off guard.  I guess I haven't tried naming an object within the portal row, just the entire portal object.

Is this normal portal behavior?  I thought giving it a name and going to that object would activate the row itself (and thus put my script in the context of that related record).

 

--  Justin

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