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  • Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

    I have xbasic that creates a report and e-mails that report when a dialog is submitted. The code is in the afterDialogValidate event. It works.

    I want the user to be able to choose whether or not the report is e-mailed to them so I placed a checkbox control on the dialog. It's an unbound checkbox control (Type logical). In the onchange event for that checkbox control I added

    Code:
    var SendEmail = {dialog.Object}.getValue('SENDEMAIL');
    I went into the ux properties and published the session variable and in my xbasic code I added

    Code:
    if SendEmail = .t. then
    Code that creates report and sends email
    end if
    Should this work?

  • #2
    Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

    Hello

    I think it is
    e.dataSubmitted.yourCheckbox = true
    ( at least in version 11)
    thanks for reading

    gandhi

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    • #3
      Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

      Does that only work if the control is data bound?

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      • #4
        Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

        i don't think so.
        i just created a dialog without any data binding and checked the value on the e object this is what i got.
        you could rewrite your email sending function


        if e.dataSubimtted.yourCheckBox = true
        message_pointer.cc = "your_email_address"
        end if
        thanks for reading

        gandhi

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          Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

          Can you return the value of a logical type variable to the browser? So should I be able to do something like this and have it return true of false?

          if e.dataSubmitted.MyCheckBox = true then
          vMyCheckBox = e.dataSubmitted.MyCheckBox
          e.javascript="alert('"+vMyCheckBox+"')";

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          • #6
            Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

            Created a new ux and added a checkbox control to it and a submit button. Here is the xbasic I have. I do not receive a response.


            if e.dataSubmitted.MyCheckBox = true then
            e.javascript="alert('It is True')"; else
            e.javascript="alert('It is False')";
            end if

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            • #7
              Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

              This worked. I had to convert the type to "L"...I guess I am under the false impression that having set the control to the type "logical" that I would not need to convert the value.

              if convert_type(e.dataSubmitted.MyCheckBox,"L")==.t. then
              e.javascript="alert('It is True')"; else
              e.javascript="alert('It is False')";
              end if

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              • #8
                Re: Question about how to use an unbound checkbox control in an xbasic script

                i did not need to do that
                i made a quick screencast to show what i did


                http://screencast.com/t/8Cz2YcpKx
                Last edited by GGandhi; 10-23-2013, 08:21 PM.
                thanks for reading

                gandhi

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