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Issues with app

There are a ton of issues with my apps right now, and the issues seem to change every day.

On the Home page, there is a button called "button" that has a function of Set(varLoading, false).
There is also a big purple icon of a clock that has its visible property set to: varLoading.
There is an arrow icon in my gallery that then sets the varLoading to true.
In my variables I can see that varLoading appears both in Global and in Home, and it is different values in each.


Any idea what am I doing wrong?


Kind regards,


Super User
Super User

When you have variables that set items showing/hiding you need to make sure you include it on the OnVisible of the screen to give it a starting place. Tell it when you get to the screen do you want it to start out showing or not.


To prevent it from being "duplicated" I often do copy/paste and then modify it to make sure it is exact..the slightest difference can make it show as a separate variable. 

Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

Are you using a Set() to change the value of varLoading on the arrow or an UpdateContext()? Both can be used to create and update variables, but they are different variables.  Set() creates a global variable that is available everywhere in the app.  UpdateContext creates a local variable that is available only on a specific screen.

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