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Dynamic Action Plugin SkillBuilders Save Before Exit

SkillBuilders Save Before Exit

Categories: Dynamic Action Plugin
Author: Dan McGhan

Wait, wait! Don't forget to save...

Have you ever filled out a form and accidently left the page without saving your work? It is actually quite easy to do. Thankfully, browsers have features to help prevent this from happening. The problem, however, is that taking advantage of those features can be quite difficult - until now.

The SkillBuilders Save Before Exit plug-in allows you to notify your users if they leave a page without saving their work. Simply install the plug-in and add it to your page!

Features at a glance:

  1. Detects changes made to items on the page
  2. Warning message displayed if user tries to leave page without clicking a button
    • Browser is closed
    • Back button is pressed
    • Link is clicked
    • Other...
  3. Option to customize the warning displayed
  4. Option to select elements that allow a user to leave the page without any warnings
  5. Option to select elements that should not trigger a warning when changed
  6. Methods to control whether or not a user is warned via JavaScript

save, change, changes, exit, leave, warn, warning

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Company: SkillBuilders
Date added: 16.7.2010
Views: 12877
Votes: 26
Reviews: 57
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Plugin not Compatible with Apex 5
by Animesh Tripathi
on June 1, 2015

Just wanted to brink into your notice that this Plug is not compatible with Apex 5.
When shall we expect the updated release of this Plug-in

KL, Malaysia
type="tel", type="email",type="url"
by babik202
on February 6, 2015

Add the three input types to the js library in line with type="text" .

a('form#wwvFlowForm input[type="text"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="tel"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="email"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="url"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="file"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="password"],form#wwvFlowForm input[type="hidden"]').not(b.options.ignoreModificationsSelector).each(function() {

How to ignore default values
by Hans Vermachelen
on January 13, 2015

How can I ignore default values that are filled in when creating a new record?

Regards, Hans
Great!!! How to make "stay on this page"
by sean
on November 20, 2014
Default instead of the other button "Leave this page" ? Because I really want the user to read this message and know the consequence before (he) she blames on me for data loss, thanks
Hide / Show region
by Mark Cary
on October 14, 2014
In IE10 I'm gettng the do you want to leave page message when clicking on the expand/collapse buttons of a Hide and Show region.

Doesn't happen with Firefox.

How do I stop this from happening?

Not working properly in IE
by Paul
on April 5, 2014
The default generic message only ever appears for IE (27.0,28.0)
"The page is asking you to confirm that you want to leave - data you have entered may not be saved."

The same occurs in your demo when run in IE. How do I display the intended message? and what do I need to configure to always show a message irrespective of any data changes? I need to remind the user to do a task before leaving the page.
Paul Platt
How to deinstall the Plugin
by Wielink
on September 25, 2013
I tried the plugin but didn't like it.
after i deleted the plugin, some items are still displayed in yellow.

What did i miss during the deinstallation?
Problem with buttons
by Martin
on August 24, 2013

i'm using the plug in and it works fine if i press for example the back button of the browser. But when i press a button in the application which redirects to another page it doesn't work.

Do you have any ideas?

Thanks in advance.
Issue with the Page refresh
by Kiran
on August 9, 2013
How to avoid the confirm message on page refresh i.e clicking the refresh icon or pressing F5 using this plugin ?
Issue with unchanged page
by Kiran
on August 9, 2013
I have used this plugin in one of my form page and it is working fine if any of the attribute in the form is changed after the page load and if I try to navigate away from this page. But i want that same confirm message even if i wont change in the form page and try to navigate away how to achieve this using this plugin ?
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