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Flex Mobile - update/refresh current view

Posted on 2013-05-13
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Hello

I am in this simple position where I wan't a button to refresh the current view, how can this be done?
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Question by:JoachimPetersen
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by:dgofman
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by:JoachimPetersen
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I am in a Flex Mobile project, the code in the article will reload current webpage in the current browser, if your in a webbrowser. I am however not in a webbrowser.
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by:Gary Benade
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The concept of doing a page refresh doesn't really fit a flex application

You can force a displayObject to redraw itself by doing this:

this.invalidateDisplayList();
this.updateDisplayList();

This just redraws the displayObject and it's children though, it may not be what you are looking for

If you can give me a better idea of what you want to update I can help more (I'm thinking that you may need to be using data binding..?)
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by:JoachimPetersen
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my navigation is placed in the MXML Application - holds the actionbar(my refresh button is on the actionbar), I want to re-navigate to the current active view, how can this be done? or if it is possible to run the current view's creationComplete or initialize function?
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by:dgofman
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by:JoachimPetersen
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So there is no way of executing the current view(navigator.activeView) creationComplete function? or atleast navigate to the currentview with navigator.pushView?

I just need to read the creationComplete  function from the currentview as I then can use:
Object(navigator.activeView).THE_Function
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Gary Benade earned 500 total points
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You could just trigger a new event for the handler

navigator.activeView.dispatchEvent( new FlexEvent( FlexEvent.CREATION_COMPLETE));

you need to:
import mx.events.FlexEvent;
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