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Find variable via the SDK

I have the following javascript code: see

I have to 2 targets ;

- NotFound, That's the target i want to go

- home, That's the target i use if the user wants to go back from 'notfound' to the screen which he cames from.

I am curious, i would like to find out via the SDK of UI5 where this variable 'fromTarget' is described. Hereby, if i write my own code, and i want to see whats all possible, i can also find variables like this 'fromTarget' and so i can use everything UI5 has to offer.

So i go for a search:

And finaly i found the display method of object; sap.ui.core.Routing.Targets.

This method was the one which i gave the variable 'fromTarget'

But within this method, i could not find that variable. How and where can i find it?

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  • Dec 07, 2017 at 11:03 AM

    Hi Arjun

    Thanks, but that was not my requirment. I had used the Router and Targets as an example.

    I kindly would like to know how to find the variable 'fromTarget' in the SDK of UI5.

    At the moment i cannot find it back there. And the reason i would like to that. Is that i can also find other

    variables which i can give to the method or object which is described in the SDK.

    At the moment i can't find everything in the SDK, for example the 'fromTarget'

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  • Dec 07, 2017 at 10:28 AM

    Hi Anton Pierhagen,

    What exactly is your requirement, do you want to implement fall back or by passed routes. In such case, implement the foll code :

    Use the foll. code in your manifest file or your component file wherever you are defining your routes :

    "routing": {
    			"config": {
    				"routerClass": "sap.m.routing.Router",
    				"viewType": "XML",
    				"viewPath": "sap.ui.myApp.view",
    				"controlId": "rootControl",
    				"targetAggregation": "pages",
    				"clearTarget": "true",
    				"bypassed": {
    					"target": "notFound"
    			"routes": [{
    					"pattern": "",
    					"name": "main",
    					"target": "main"
    			"targets": {
    				"main": {
    					"viewName": "Home",
    					"controlAggregation": "pages",
    					"viewLevel": 1
    				"notFound": {
    					"viewName": "NotFound",
    					"controlAggregation": "pages",
    					"viewLevel": 2

    Use the foll. code in your not found view :

    <core:View xmlns:core="sap.ui.core" xmlns:mvc="sap.ui.core.mvc" xmlns="sap.m"
    		controllerName="sap.ui.myApp.controller.NotFound" xmlns:html="">
    		title="404 Error"
    		text="Sorry! This page is not Available right now."
    		description="May be you encountered 404 error, That means you are 
    					trying to access the page which is not available right now."

    Write the foll. code in your not found controller :


    Hope this helps,


    Arjun Biswas

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