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Cancel button in modal dialog does not work correctly



Cancel button in modal dialog does not work correctly.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Configure a button.
  2. OnClick of the button launches a local action.
  3. In the configured local action, a grid with progressive pagination is configured with the data source as the datapage and a checkbox in the grid.
  4. At runtime, when the modal dialog is launched, select a few checkboxes.
  5. Click Cancel.
  6. Launch the modal dialog. The checkboxes are still selected.

Root Cause

This behavior is as per Pega product design.


Perform the following  local-change:

On click of the Cancel button invokes the pyModalPageCancelAction activity which is an Available rule. Embed logic according to the below solutions.

Solution 1:

Perform the following to clear all the edited datapage values..

  1. Use FlushDeclarativePage activity.
  2. Send the datapage as a parameter to the activity.
  3. Modify the Java step of FlushDeclarativePage activity to handle multiple datapage values.

Solution 2:

For checkboxes, iterate over the datapage results and set the checkboxes to false.


Published October 13, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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