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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 8, 2020

Refresh BPMDocumentList Automatically

In our application we have a startable client side human service in which there is a list of every instance of our application. Every instance in that list is unique and contains its own information, including some attached documents too. To access to all the details from each instance, the user has to choose an instance from the list and click the details button, then a pop-up window shows up which contains instance's information and its attached documents.

For these documents we are using the "BPMDocumentList" control from Content Management 8.6.0 library which allows us to add/delete/preview/update the documents.

Our issue is that every time we choose to see the details of a different instance, the document list remains the same. In other words, the list does not auto-refresh the contained documents and as a result we see the wrong documents in the document list

This issue was observed from the IBM Development Team as well in a previous case, with Case Number: TS003324790 which can be used as a reference to our issue.

So we would like to make a request for enhancement in order to add the document list auto-refresh functionality to the product when filter option changes.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 142255
RFE Product IBM Business Process Manager