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Viewbox Layout Template Syntax

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  • iRadiate
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    Re: Viewbox Layout Template Syntax

    Finally figured this out, wasn't an escape issue after all. So this code:

    Code:
    {*if FieldName == 0}
    	<td width="7%" align="center">{''}</td>
    
    {*elseif FieldName <0.99 || FieldName >1.01}
    	<td width="7%" align="center" style="background-color:#dbc700; color:#800000">{FieldName}</td>
    
    {*else}
    	<td width="7%" align="center" style="background-color:#008000;">{FieldName}</td>
    
    {*endif}
    Produces this result:

    VB_Conditional.jpg

    Leave a comment:


  • iRadiate
    started a topic Viewbox Layout Template Syntax

    Viewbox Layout Template Syntax

    I'm trying to set some conditional formatting on numeric fields in a ViewBox Layout Template table (html).
    The goal is as follows:

    1. If the value is zero --> show a blank field
    2. If the value is (greater than or equal to 0.98) or (less than or equal to 1.02) --> show result with green background
    3. If the value is (less than 0.98) or (greater than 1.02) --> show result with red background

    I think I need the {*if}, {*elseif}, {*elseif}, {*endif} template command syntax something like this:

    Code:
    {*if FieldName == 0}
        <td width="7%" align="center">{''}</td>
    
    {*elseif FieldName >=0.98 && FieldName <=1.02}
        <td width="7%" align="center" style="background-color:#008000; color:#000000">{FieldName}</td>
    
    {*elseif FieldName <0.98 || FieldName >1.02}
        <td width="7%" align="center" style="background-color:#800000; color:#000000">{FieldName}</td>
    
    {*endif}
    This doesn't work, and I think it's because the > and < symbols need to be escaped. The template command for escaping is this: <escape<{some template code'}>>
    I cannot figure out how to apply this and I can't find any help in the documentation. It gets very, very messy and complicated. I also think there might be an error in the escape code ... notice the single apostrophe?
    I've been trying for hours to make this work and I give up , does anyone know how to do this?
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