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From Dan Haywood <>
Subject Re: Inconsistent UI using the downloaded .layout.json files
Date Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:08:29 GMT
Hi Yuri,

the ASF mailing lists strip out any pictures/attachments, so could you post
it to (or elsewhere) and link to it?


On 4 September 2015 at 15:06, Yu Ri Tan <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've noticed some inconsistency in the UI caused by the .layout.json
> files. When you've downloaded the json file from the running webapp, the UI
> changes. I'll give an example to illustrate the issue.
> There is a function in my app called newAttribute(), which you can see in
> the picture below [1]. Normally, the button appears right next to the
> "Download Layout" button. By adding
> @MemberOrder(name = "attributes", sequence = "1") the button will appear
> as shown in the picture below [1]. At this point there was no
> category.layout.json in the module.
> To change the position of the changeName() action [2] the json file had to
> be downloaded and edited. As soon as I downloaded the json file and copied
> it to the category module, the UI changed. The New Attribute button [1] was
> relocated next to the "Download Layout" button.
> I've tested it several times, but the json file overrules the generated
> UI. It looks like the "Download Layout" action doesn't take the
> @MemberOrder annotation into account while generating the json file.
> Has anyone noticed this before?
> --
> Kind regards,
> Yu Ri Tan

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