dccStore {dashCoreComponents}R Documentation

Store component

Description

Easily keep data on the client side with this component. The data is not inserted in the DOM. Data can be in memory, localStorage or sessionStorage. The data will be kept with the id as key.

Usage

dccStore(id=NULL, storage_type=NULL, data=NULL, clear_data=NULL,
modified_timestamp=NULL)

Arguments

id

Character. The ID of this component, used to identify dash components in callbacks. The ID needs to be unique across all of the components in an app.

storage_type

A value equal to: 'local', 'session', 'memory'. The type of the web storage.

memory: only kept in memory, reset on page refresh. local: window.localStorage, data is kept after the browser quit. session: window.sessionStorage, data is cleared once the browser quit.

data

Named list | unnamed list | numeric | character | logical. The stored data for the id.

clear_data

Logical. Set to true to remove the data contained in 'data_key'.

modified_timestamp

Numeric. The last time the storage was modified.

Value

named list of JSON elements corresponding to React.js properties and their values

Examples

if (interactive() && require(dash)) {
    library(dashCoreComponents)
    library(dashHtmlComponents)
    library(dash)

    app <- Dash$new()

    app$layout(htmlDiv(list(
      # The memory store reverts to the default on every page refresh
      dccStore(id='memory'),
      # The local store will take the initial data
      # only the first time the page is loaded
      # and keep it until it is cleared.
      dccStore(id='local', storage_type='local'),
      # Same as the local store but will lose the data
      # when the browser/tab closes.
      dccStore(id='session', storage_type='session'),
      htmlTable(list(
        htmlThead(list(
          htmlTr(htmlTh('Click to store in:', colSpan='3')),
          htmlTr(list(
            htmlTh(htmlButton('memory', id='memory-button')),
            htmlTh(htmlButton('localStorage', id='local-button')),
            htmlTh(htmlButton('sessionStorage', id='session-button'))
          )),
          htmlTr(list(
            htmlTh('Memory clicks'),
            htmlTh('Local clicks'),
            htmlTh('Session clicks')
          ))
        )),
        htmlTbody(list(
          htmlTr(list(
            htmlTd(0, id='memory-clicks'),
            htmlTd(0, id='local-clicks'),
            htmlTd(0, id='session-clicks')
          ))
        ))
      ))
    )))

    for (i in c('memory', 'local', 'session')) {
      app$callback(
        output(id = i, property = 'data'),
        params = list(
          input(id = paste0(i, '-button'), property = 'n_clicks'),
          state(id = i, property = 'data')
        ),
        function(n_clicks, data){
          if(is.null(n_clicks)){
            return()
          }
          if(is.null(data[[1]])){
            data = list('clicks' = 0)
          } else{
            data = data
          }
          data['clicks'] = data$clicks + 1
          return(data)
        }
      )
    }

    for (i in c('memory', 'local', 'session')) {
      app$callback(
        output(id = paste0(i, '-clicks'), property = 'children'),
        params = list(
          input(id = i, property = 'modified_timestamp'),
          state(id = i, property = 'data')
        ),
        function(ts, data){
          if(is.null(ts)){
            return()
          }
          if(is.null(data[[1]])){
            data = list()
          } else {
            data = data
          }
          return(data$clicks[[1]])
        }
      )
    }

  app$run_server()
}

[Package dashCoreComponents version 1.10.0 Index]