Error setState doesn t update the state immediately

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 When I do an onclick event. I have search a while ago that I need to bind the onclick function in constructor but still the state is not updating. \

Here's my code:

import React from 'react';

import Grid from 'react-bootstrap/lib/Grid';
import Row from 'react-bootstrap/lib/Row';
import Col from 'react-bootstrap/lib/Col';

import BoardAddModal from 'components/board/BoardAddModal.jsx';

import style from 'styles/boarditem.css';

class BoardAdd extends React.Component {

    constructor(props){
        super(props);

        this.state = {
            boardAddModalShow: false
        }

        this.openAddBoardModal = this.openAddBoardModal.bind(this);
    }
    openAddBoardModal(){
        this.setState({ boardAddModalShow: true });
// After setting a new state it still return a false value
        console.log(this.state.boardAddModalShow);

    }

    render() {

        return (
            <Col lg={3}>
                <a href="javascript:;" className={style.boardItemAdd} onClick={this.openAddBoardModal}>
                    <div className={[style.boardItemContainer,style.boardItemGray].join(' ')}>
                        Create New Board
                    </div>

How to fix this error?

Jun 4, 2020 in Angular by kartik
• 37,500 points
4,038 views

1 answer to this question.

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Hello @kartik,

The method setState() takes a callback. And this is where we get updated state.

Consider this example.

this.setState(
    { name: "Mustkeom" },
      () => {                        //callback
        console.log(this.state.name) // Mustkeom
      }
);

So When callback fires, this.state is the updated state.
You can get mutated/updated data in callback.

Hope it help!!

answered Jun 4, 2020 by Niroj
• 82,740 points

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