How do I force a page reload on the go to URL action?

The go to URL action performs admirably most of the time however there are situations where I may want to go to a specific tab where the go to URL action is not producing the intended result.

Use Case: I have a subtab called contacts. I want to have users click a button on a popup and have them directed to that subtab.

If I add #contacts to the end of the URL and load it manually at the top of the browser and hit enter or refresh the page when I am on any tab or subtab it will automatically open the page and go straight to displaying the correct tab.

However in my case when I am on a popup on the same page (but different subtab) and I set the button go to URL action to the page (but with the #contacts) appended to it the page does not seem to load. It seems as if the system is detecting that I am already on the Skuid page and ignoring the request to load the URL.

Is there a different method I should be using for the button so it navigates to that subtab when pressed?

Answers

  • Rob Hatch
    Rob Hatch 🛠️ 

    I'm not sure whether this will work in your scenario, but in an internal application we want to load a tab from an action. There we simply redirect to the hash. (dont include the base url at all). Here is the XML node.

    <action type="redirect" window="self" url="#tabname"/>
    

    Let me know if this works for you

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