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Bookmark sharing and "Force Prompts on Startup" option

Hi all,

I notice a strange behaviour in my application running with DS 1.3 SP 01; working with Chrome Version 36 and launching the app from the BI Launchpad on BO server:

The application has the option "Force Prompts on Startup" set to TRUE.

When I share a saved bookmark, then a popup opens with the URL and the hyperlink "Open Link". So far, so good... Once I click on the link "Open Link" a new Chrome tab is openend and the application is loaded in the correct navigation state and with the correct variable values - but without showing the initial prompts screen!

If I then do any interaction, e. g. clicking a button, the initial prompts screen is showing up and the variables are filled with the (correct) values from the saved bookmark !? Well, I could confirm that prompts screen with "OK" and then it disappears and the script action from the button is executed correctly.

But... I would assume, that either:

a) the prompts screen is shown directly after opening the link (like it is the case if you perform the "Load Bookmark" operation)


b) not shown at all

Do you notice a similar behaviour in your application or can you explain, why this happens?





I found the solution:

The problem was with a commented coding in the onVariableInitialization() !

It seems, that once you have any lines of code (no matter if commented or not) in the onVariableInitialization(), the described problem occurs.

Now, after I have fully deleted the onVariableInitialization(), the prompt screen is shown directly after opening the bookmark link (as I would have expected because of the "Force Prompt on Startup" setting set to TRUE).



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