Screen Refresher

Stable Version 1.0.0 (Compatible with OutSystems 11)
Published on 12 Apr by 
5.0
 (4 ratings)

Screen Refresher

Details
Auto Refresh is a component that allows you to use a simple widget to control your automatic screen refreshes! You have all the info you need on our sample page, including an example and some tips on how to use this.
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Use case: 

Imagine that you have to process and download a file that takes more than 5 minutes to generate.
You don't want to have screen timeouts, neither the user wants to wait all that time.
In this scenario, a BPT Process or a Timer is recommended to process the file.
 This component may be useful to validate if the file is available for download.

How to: 

  • Put the widget inside an if controlled by a boolean variable;
  • Define a refresh rate; (AVOID less than 5 seconds);
  • Set the handler screen action with the logic that verifies if the process is complete;


Notice: 

  • Every 5 seconds the AutoRefresh action runs;
  • You must include there only the logic to check if your process is complete;
  • Avoid heavy queries, have in mind that this makes server calls every 5 seconds and is multiplied by the number of users that are using the screen. 
What’s new (1.0.0)
Reviews (2)
12 Apr
in version 1.0.0
Very useful, tanks.
12 Apr
in version 1.0.0
Good component
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