I understand that you want to handle the error in doBeforeParse and don't
generate the error in the DataTable. The problem is that the DataTable is
going to show some status, you can't avoid that. The DataTable has to
either show at least one record, show a sign saying that there are no
records or that there has been an error, you can't prevent it from saying
To have it show the "no records" sign, instead of a null return something
that the DataSource will parse into a valid empty recordset. For example,
if you set the DataSource to read JSON data and gave a resultsList of
The other alternative is for you to change the messages to be displayed.
constants so set the error message to anything you want and let it display
that. Finally, another option is, let it display whatever you want, but
hide the DataTable itself so it won't matter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "mathew.rowley" <mathew.rowley@...>
Sent: Friday, February 29, 2008 10:36 PM
shouldnt be parsed?
>I have a case where I am overriding 'doBeforeParse' for a DataSource.
> If the DataSource that is returned is determined to be an error, I do
> not want to parse the DataSouce any further (and in turn not return
> anything to the DataTable).
> What is the best way to handle this situation? I was going to return
> null from 'doBeforeParse' but it throws a js error.
> Any ideas? Thanks.
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