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Requirement to suppress browser alert




On reclicking the Admin menu, Pega Alert box displays with the "Work Object Already Open - Would you like to reopen the item and lose any unsaved changes?" message. Requirement to suppress the browser alert that displays on reopening the work item.

Error Messages


Not Applicable


Steps to Reproduce

  1. Configure a link with the Run Script action
  2. Pass 'pega.desktop.showHarness' as a function to the action
  3. Pass the required Harness parameters 

Root Cause

The browser alert which occurs on reclick of a work item is expected from the product.


Perform the following local-change: 
  1. Go to the Run Script Action
  2. Set the skipConflictCheck parameter to True



Published April 11, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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