Non-iframe window with partial view content

2 posts, 1 answers
  1. Ilian Yovchev
    Ilian Yovchev avatar
    2 posts
    Member since:
    Jul 2012

    Posted 14 Apr Link to this post


    I've been trying to implement the following (I believe quite common) scenario:

    I have a page with a Grid in it and an Window, declared like this:

        .Title(Localizer["Manage an Object"])
        .Events(ev => ev.Close("detailsWindow_close"))

     When the user double-clicks, the Window is refreshed with an URL of a partial view, the Window is centered and shown like this:

    var detailsWindow = $('#detailsWindow').data('kendoWindow');

    The problem is that nothing seems to work in the contents of the Window:

    • Kendo UI Date Time Pickers are not styled;
    • The culture is not applied.

    Obviously Kendo UI Javascripts are not applied to the new DOM elements in the Window.

    My question is: Can I refresh Kendo UI somehow (preferably to the DOM elements in the Window only)?

    Note: I have intentionally disabled iframes, because:

    • I want to reduce markup going down the wire
    • I use AJAX forms in the Window
    • I reuse the actions and emit a regular view or a partial view depending on the request type.


  2. Answer
    Dimo avatar
    8318 posts

    Posted 18 Apr Link to this post

    Hi Ilian,

    The provided information suggests one of the following:

    - the partial view content inside the Window already exists somewhere else on the page.
    - the page contains widgets or elements with duplicate IDs

    As a result, the widgets with duplicate Names (IDs) cannot be initialized. Web standards prohibit the usage of duplicate IDs, so please ensure that such a situation does not occur.

    If the above information does not apply to your scenario and there are no JavaScript errors either, please send us an isolated runnable example for inspection.

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