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  • Use calendar event with information from a grid

    Hi,

    This is my 2nd issue on the "race entering" web application.

    The calendar works fine [sql based events] but;
    1. How can i display a grid record as an event in the calendar?

    I have a "race" grid where all races are registered. I need to have these "races" display as an event in the calendar without creating the calendar event from the calendar itself.
    1. If the "race" displays as an event in the calendar, how can i display a button next to it to "enter" the race

    The "race enter" grid is linked to the competitor grid and should "lookup/fill-in" competitor information when invoked from the calendar button

  • #2
    Re: Use calendar event with information from a grid

    If the calendar and grid are based on the same table, events should show up in both places. You may need to refresh, or compare records created from each to see if there's some default values missing in one method or something.

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    • #3
      Re: Use calendar event with information from a grid

      Thanks for the response.

      No the calendar is a component on its own and the race grid is standalone. Would it be better to base them on the same grid, ie. the calendar on the race grid. If yes, where do I start looking to change?

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      • #4
        Re: Use calendar event with information from a grid

        Thanks christappan, I used the default event calendar and included the race registration fields in that sql table. It does show on the calendar.

        All I need to do now is get a "time picker" with the date picker then this issue is resolved. Do you perhaps have an idea if a5 has a standard date/time picker?

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        • #5
          Re: Use calendar event with information from a grid

          It does. It usually shows up as an option in the field properties if the underlying table column is a datetime column.

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          • #6
            Re: Use calendar event with information from a grid

            Done and tested thanks again.

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