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New tab opens on click of link but focus is not at the top



On clicking a link, a new section opens, however, the cursor is not set to the top of the screen. The pxHiddenreadonly, or hidden input controls do not bring the focus to the top.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Configure a section with layout groups.
  2. Configure a link to open other section in another tab.
  3. Run the case.
  4. Click the link. The vertical scrollbar does not scroll to the top of the screen. 

Root Cause

A defect in Pegasystems’ code or rules.


Perform the following local-change: 
  1. Create a non-auto generated section and include the below code in it.

    <input type="text" id="check"></input>


  2. Embed this section above the main section.

Published December 2, 2018 - Updated October 8, 2020

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