Unable to Open an Url in a New Window from Custom Button on Home Page Applet
(Doc ID 484091.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2019
Applies to:Siebel Tools - Version 188.8.131.52  and later
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows 2000
Product Release: V7 (Enterprise)
Version: 184.108.40.206 
Database: Oracle 8.1.5
Application Server OS: Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server SP 2
Database Server OS: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
This document was previously published as Siebel SR 38-928725751.
Checked for Relevance on AUG-05-2103
I am trying to add a button to a Home page applet
Applet name : Aventis Specialty Contact List Applet (My Personal Contact)
Project : Siebel Universal Agent
BC : Contact
I Drag and drop button into empty placeholder on WebLayout (In the Blue Bar next to Cancel(Query)) and made the following changes
Caption = AVENTIS
HTML Display Mode = EncodeData
HTML Only = FALSE
HTML Type = MiniButton
MethodInvoke = OpenUrl
Runtime = TRUE
Visible Language Override = TRUE
Step - 2
function WebApplet_PreCanInvokeMethod (MethodName, &CanInvoke)
if (MethodName =="OpenUrl")
Step - 3
function Applet_PreInvokeMethod (name, inputPropSet)
if ( name == "OpenUrl" )
STEP - 4
Step - 5
When I lauch my application, I can see the Aventis Button on the applet. But when I click
this Button I got the following message
"We detected an Error which may have occurred for one or more of the following reasons:
The specialized method 'OpenUrl' is not supported on Business Component 'Contact'
used by Business Object 'Life Sciences Home'. - SBL-DAT-00222"
I did the same thing for SIS Account Entry Applet and the button is working fine in that applet
and I can launch aventis web site from that applet.
Is there any limitation that Siebel does not allow to write specialize method on Home Page.
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