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Definitely used it quite a few times in various places. I had some auto retrieving divs that produced market prices -- each of those divs were draggable, resizable, and they had their own ajax routine to populate them.
I've also used ajax to retrieve dropdowns in various places for various reasons. I've also used ajax to handle unique drill-downs or to perform background processing, etc.
Definitely do a search on this forum though because I think there are several examples. Really the main thing you have to deal with is figuring out exactly what url to pass to the ajax component -- once you figure that out (which isn't hard) you open up a world of possibilities.
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The fexs look like most fexs ... AJAX is implemented in JS. Typically, if you want data back into JS, your fex would do a PCHOLD FORMAT XML. Other formats are acceptable - your fex can even return hunks of fornated HTML which are then written to the browser window by your JS code.
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