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Why can't Qva.LoadScript load files from sub-folders?

I have created an extension Extensions/mytests/HelloWorld.

Now, when I organize my files into sub folders, Qva.LoadScript fails to load it.

In fact, it loads only things that are at the root like "Extensions/mytests/HelloWorld/myscript.js" and fails "Extensions/mytests/HelloWorld/scripts/myscript.js"

What am I doing wrong or is it just not supported? in this case, it will be impossible to have all files at the root.

var my_extension_path = Qva.Remote + "?public=only&name=Extensions/mytests/HelloWorld";

Qva.LoadScript(my_extension_path + "/myscript.js", my_app_done);    // SUCCEEDS

Qva.LoadScript(my_extension_path + "/scripts/myscript.js", my_app_done);    // FAILS

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Author

Hey I'm having the same issue.  Did you ever figure out why it fails?

Brian_Munz
Employee
Employee

So one of the weird things with extensions in QV is that when you add subfolders, you need to also add a Definition.xml file to each subfolder.  Super weird, I know, but that should do the trick.

Bill_Britt
Former Employee
Former Employee

Hi,

I would contact support with this issue. It has been put in as a bug.

Bill

Bill - Principal Technical Support Engineer at Qlik
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Author

Thanks that worked!

pablolabbe
Luminary Alumni
Luminary Alumni

Worked for me too.  using QV11.2 SR6.