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Get (ActivePortalRowNumber) works differently in WebDirect

Question asked by on Jan 11, 2014
Latest reply on Jan 14, 2014 by TSGal


Get (ActivePortalRowNumber) works differently in WebDirect


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Operating system version

Windows 7 Pro

Description of the issue

On a layout with a portal and other buttons outside the portal, the Get(ActivePortalRowNumber) function only works when a button outside the portal is clicked on the desktop client.  On the WebDirect client, the function return 0.

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a layout with a portal and a button outside of the portal.  Create a pop-up that reports the Get(ActivePortalRowNumber) when a portal row is clicked or the secondary button is clicked.

Expected result

Both should report the proper portal row number on the desktop client and the WebDirect client.

Actual result

The portal row is reported on both clients when the portal row is clicked.

The portal row number is only reported on the desktop client when the secondary button is clicked.  The WebDirect client returns 0.

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Configuration information

WebDirect using Google Chrome Browser


Save the portal row number to a global field when the portal row is clicked.