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  • list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

    That's static data, sorry typo.So after much toil trying to capture and utilize the list data in selected rows I found that I can get this to work in a few different ways when the list is based on static data. Once I switch to basing the list on a backend sql table the value
    returned from the selection is empty.

    I tried returning a field, and a primary key from the list, neither works. Am I missing a setting in the list? The list renders fine, rows are selected, but the returned values aren't there. However in this case the commas are returned depending on the number of rows that are selected so the correct number of placeholders are there but not the value.
    var lObj = {dialog.Object}.getControl('list1'); //targeting list control
    var emailArray = [];

    for(i=0;i<lObj.selectionData.length;i++){
    emailArray.push(lObj.selectionData[i].somecontrol);
    }

    var emailStr = emailArray.join(',');
    {dialog.object}.setValue('Value',emailStr);
    Put Dave K's code from another post, on a button and returned the value to a label control. Again all works well with a static list but not with a table from a database. I was battling the javascript
    when it seems the problem is with the list.
    This started with this how to post: https://forum.alphasoftware.com/show...s-are-selected
    Thanks,
    Bob
    Last edited by bob9145; 10-17-2018, 12:50 PM.

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    Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

    listcontrol_novalue_sql.swf Here is the visual. Thanks!

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    • #3
      Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

      How are you loading emailStr?

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        Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

        Here's a sample:
        var PlayListArray = [];
        var lObj = {dialog.Object}.getControl('SPlay'); //targeting list control

        for(i=0;i<lObj.selectionData.length;i++){
        PlayListArray.push(lObj.selectionData[i].Plays);
        }

        var vPlays = PlayListArray.join(',\n');
        vPlays = vPlays + '\n' +'_______________________';
        vPlays = vPlays + '\n' + 'Total Plays: ' + lObj.selectionData.length;
        {dialog.object}.setValue('ListOfChoices',vPlays);

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          Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

          Hey Lee,
          Thanks for the help. Used your example but still getting empty values separated by Alpha generated commas.
          Are you able to make this work using a sql table as your data source for the list control?
          Thanks,
          Bob

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          • #6
            Re: list control selecteddata working with static data but not sql

            Simplified this, looks like a bug to me? I am using an older version 3670? What am I missing?
            selectedData_undefined.swf

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              Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

              It works with static data static.swf
              I also tried Lee's example that also works with static data, but not an sql table.
              Last edited by bob9145; 10-20-2018, 10:45 AM.

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                Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

                It's only a bug in your code. Remember that you're dealing with client-side controls and client-side data... which means that case matters.

                In your Static example you are working with "Pay_Id" in your List. Your code is referencing "Pay_Id".

                You switch to SQL and your SQL Select statement is... Select PAY_Id... uppercase "PAY". However, your code is still referencing "Pay_Id" as in lObj.selectionData[1].Pay_Id.

                There is no Pay_Id, but there is a PAY_Id.

                If you debug through your Javascript code and have a look at lObj.selectionData you'll see what the case of each field is.

                You can either change your code to PAY_Id or change your SQL Select statement to Pay_Id.

                Also, you should stop using swf files. It's ancient, dangerous, and barely supported. IE supports it only because it's so old. All current browsers have removed support for swf.

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                  Re: list control selecteddata working with static date but not sql

                  Thanks Dave thought I tried the case variations but will take another look. Thanks for the heads up on the jing swf
                  Yeh that simple Eek!
                  Last edited by bob9145; 10-21-2018, 10:35 AM.

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