Open Child View and Pass parent model to grid

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  1. technotes
    technotes avatar
    9 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2013

    Posted 30 Sep 2015 Link to this post

    I have created two views ​Shipment and Shipment Lines,

    The Shipment has the header info, and of course the lines is the details.  How do I have an action link form the parent grid to the child view, and pass the correct order Id (the model) to the line read action?

     This is the Shipment View:  

            .Columns(columns =>
                columns.Bound(c => c.CompanyId).Width(160);
                columns.Bound(c => c.VendAccount).Width(120)
                columns.Bound(c => c.DeliveryMode).Width(120);
                columns.Bound(c => c.VendShipId).Width(120);
                columns.Bound(c => c.ShipmentDate).Width(140).Format("{0:MM/dd/yy}");
                columns.Bound(c => c.EstimateShipmentDate).Width(140).Format("{0:MM/dd/yy}");
                columns.Bound(c => c.SourceOfData).Hidden(true).IncludeInMenu(false);
                columns.Bound(c => c.RecVersion).Title("Rec Version").Hidden(true).IncludeInMenu(false);
                columns.Bound(c => c.RecId).Title("RecId").Hidden(true).IncludeInMenu(false);
                columns.Bound(c => c.CompanyId).ClientTemplate(@Html.ActionLink("Lines", "Lines", "Shipment", new { CompanyId = "#=CompanyId#", RecId = "#=RecId#" }, "").ToHtmlString()).Width(120);
                columns.Command(command => {
            .ToolBar(toolbar =>
                toolbar.Create().Text("Add Shipment").HtmlAttributes(new { @title = "Add Shipment" });
            .Editable(editable => editable.Mode(GridEditMode.PopUp))
            .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
                .Model(model => model.Id(p => p.CompanyId))
                .Read(read => read.Action("Read", "Shipment").Type(HttpVerbs.Post))
                .Create(create => create.Action("Create", "Shipment").Type(HttpVerbs.Post))
                .Update(update => update.Action("Update", "Shipment").Type(HttpVerbs.Post))
                .Destroy(destroy => destroy.Action("Destroy", "Shipment"))

    And the Lines View: (I know the model has the PurchaseShipment data, I had textboxes populating it for testing)

    @using Portal.Model.DAX
    @model PurchaseShipment
          .Columns(columns =>
              columns.Bound(c => c.CompanyId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.ShipId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.PurchId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.PurchaseOrderId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.PurchaseOrderDate);
              columns.Bound(c => c.InventTransId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.LineNum);
              columns.Bound(c => c.ItemId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.UnitId);
              columns.Bound(c => c.QuantityOrdered);
              columns.Bound(c => c.QuantityShipped);
              columns.Bound(c => c.RecVersion);
              columns.Bound(c => c.RecId);
              columns.Command(command => { command.Edit(); }).Width(180);
          .ToolBar(toolbar =>
          .Editable(editable => editable.Mode(GridEditMode.InLine))
          .Sortable(sortable =>
          .DataSource(dataSource => dataSource
              .Model(model => model.Id(p => p.CompanyId))
              .Read(read => read.Action("Lines_Read", "Shipment"))
              .Update(update => update.Action("Lines_Update", "Shipment"))


    So the issue is that when the read for the lines happens it doesn't have the Shipment Model available so I can grab the correct line data.  How do I pass from one view to the next, and pass the model to the read action?

  2. Boyan Dimitrov
    Boyan Dimitrov avatar
    2062 posts

    Posted 02 Oct 2015 Link to this post

    Hello technotes,


    Based on the provided code I am not completely sure at what point the details Grid should be shown (on row selection from the first Kendo UI Grid for example).


    I would need some more information about your scenario in order to provide proper solution for the current case. 


    Boyan Dimitrov
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