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Sorting is not reset after loading in a saved report without sorting specified

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mstrukov asked on July 19, 2021

Hi All,
 
We are migrating our flexmonster version to the latest and we noticed a weird behaviour with sorting.
 
Steps to reproduce:
 

  1. Go to your demo page https://www.flexmonster.com/demos/pivot-table-js/
  2. Remove Order Date from the columns axis and click Apply.
  3. Open browser console and run the following command to reset sorting
flexmonster.sortValues("columns", "unsorted");

    4. Click Save report. A JSON file with the report configuration should be saved to your downloads folder. The report should NOT contain any sorting information because we reset it in previous step.
    5. Click Total Sum of Price column to sort it. Sort type doesn’t matter. The data should be sorted now.
    6. Click Open -> Local report and select the report saved in step #4 without any sorting.
 
Actual result:
The sorting done in step #5 is preserved although we upload a report without any sorting information.
 
Expected result:
The sorting should be reset because we upload a report with no sorting settings and existing sorting should be overwritten
 
Please note, it used to work fine in 2.3 version and we believe it was a proper behaviour. Is it a bug or is it by design now?  

3 answers

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Illia Yatsyshyn Illia Yatsyshyn Flexmonster July 21, 2021

Hello,
 
Thank you for reporting this issue and for providing us with steps to reproduce it.
 
We will research the issue and provide you with results ETA Aug 12.
 
Kind regards,
Illia

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Illia Yatsyshyn Illia Yatsyshyn Flexmonster August 11, 2021

Hello,
 
We are happy to let you know that the issue with loading the reports without measure sorting was fixed.
This is available in the 2.9.5 version of Flexmonster: https://www.flexmonster.com/release-notes/.
 
You are welcome to update the component.
Here is our updating to the latest version guide for assistance: https://www.flexmonster.com/doc/updating-to-the-latest-version/.
 
Please contact us in case any questions arise.
 
Best regards,
Illia

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Illia Yatsyshyn Illia Yatsyshyn Flexmonster August 18, 2021

Hello,
 
We are wondering if the recent fix works well for you.
 
Looking forward to hearing your feedback.
 
Kind regards,
Illia

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