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"ID" of the element is not rendered in the application



The "ID" of the element provided in the advanced tab of the repeat grid is not present in the generated html. Due to this, users are unable to locate the xpath of the element.

Error Messages

No error message.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Add the ID field in the grid's property panel.
  2. Run the usecase.
  3. At run time check the Date of Month (DOM) for that grid.

Root Cause

There are two ID's generated one for GridLayoutTable and the other which user mention in the grid's property panel.
The browser eventually accepts one and honors gridlayouttable id. This is the expected behavior.


Perform the following workaround:
  1. Add the unique id in the grid's propert panel.
  2. To uniquely identify a particular grid, add a custom format for the grid layout and also a HTML fragment and inside this fragment, add a div tag with the unique id (say BasicGrid).
  3.  Now this Div tag completely wraps the grid Div.
  4. And then use the above unique id (BasicGrid).
As a sample add a CSS (to change background color of the grid) in UserWorkForm rule:

div#BasicGrid div.gridDefault tr.cellCont td {

In the HTML fragment just add <div id="BasicGrid">.
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Published May 4, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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