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How To: mark a long run operation status to completed status

  • 26 February 2021
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Hello Everyone,

I have a custom button action with a long run to execute some business logic. Now, have a requirement where have to perform some updates based on the latest modifications performed by this long run.

Is there a way we can set the long run operation status to completed, so that the record gets updated in DB and I can fetch those modified records and perform my updates in the same button click.

Thanks in advance!

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Best answer by jknauf 26 February 2021, 15:31

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Hey there vivekm,

So long operations are automatically set to the status of completed once the long process completes in it’s separate thread. You can read about that here: https://help-2020r2.acumatica.com/Wiki/ShowWiki.aspx?pageid=3e8c46fa-54a8-4f9c-9353-aa559c346215

If you want more code to execute once this has completed, try using: 

PXLongOperation.WaitCompletion(this.UID);

// your code to execute after the operation has completed goes here
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Dear @vivekm,

If I recall correctly, caches are cleared and the record is reloaded after a long-operation completes.

Is there any reason why you can’t perform the modifications and updates based in the long-run it self? Is it a separation-of-concerns issue?

If you want to run code after the long operation completes, you can create a class that implements IPXCustomInfo which contains a single function:

void Complete(PXLongRunStatus status, PXGraph graph). 

In the first long of your long operation, call:

PXLongOperation.SetCustomInfo(anInstanceOfYourIPXCustomInfoImplementation); 

 

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Thank you for the input @jknauf @Gabriel Michaud. I will try the suggested approaches.

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