As a user I would like to navigate in my application and in case I revisit an already open page, then that page should display the latest data by auto-refreshing, and not wait until the auto-refresh interval elapses in case that is set.
e.g I have a page form where I modify information but the effect of those modifications extends to the display of the same information into several other pages. Upon revisiting a page which I had open previously I would like it to see the latest information that was entered, meaning the page to auto-refresh when revisited.
I open page A that displays fields name ‘Dino’ and surname ‘Saur’
I open page B that displays fields name ‘Dino’ and surname ‘Saur’ , address, etc
I modify in page B the field surname to ‘Lizard’
I revisit Page A which I previously opened and still has surname as ‘Saur’ and not ‘Lizard’.
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Seeing the Release notes, the Universal GUI started supporting Auto-refresh and Support for refresh subject; that does not fullycover this idea. The idea is currently still on the backlog.
The upcoming Universal GUI release (2023.1.15) offers support for these extended properties:
RefreshOnDocumentSwitch(new): refresh already open document on re-entrance;
We suggest to use these settings wisely. Because you enable them for the entire application at once, this will generate more load on your servers in the back in a multi user environment. For a specific case, you may consider using a processflow or auto-refresh with change detection.
We will keep this idea open until the Software Factory offers support for enabling these settings on a specific subject or reference.