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  • Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

    Please advise what is the correct syntax for the Row Expander show/hide expression.

    I have tried various formats, the current one being Has_Associate = TRUE.

    This works for Tab pane but not for the row expander.

    TIA
    Regards
    Keith Hubert
    Alpha Guild Member
    London.
    KHDB Management Systems
    Skype = keith.hubert


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  • #2
    Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

    Keith,

    Where are you seeing a Show/Hide for a row expander? There is a server side event for showing the row expander icon (ShowRowExpanderIcon) with an example of how it is used.
    Bill Griffin
    Parkell, Inc

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    • #3
      Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

      Hi Bill,

      Thanks for reply. Please see image, this is from properties under Row Expander Type when Linked Content is selected.
      Linked_Content.PNG
      Regards
      Keith Hubert
      Alpha Guild Member
      London.
      KHDB Management Systems
      Skype = keith.hubert


      For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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      • #4
        Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

        Never used that Keith. Sorry
        Bill Griffin
        Parkell, Inc

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        • #5
          Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

          Hi Bill,

          Thanks for pointer to Serverside event. I do not need to count the records in the child table as I already have the Has_Associate field in the parent table.
          Code:
          'example for SQL (without error trapping code) ------------------------
          'dim sqltxt as c
          'dim args as sql::arguments
          'sqltxt = "select count(*) from invoices where customerid = :arg1"
          'args.add("arg1",e.rowData.data("customerid"))
          'e.conn.execute(sqltxt,args)
          'dim count as n
          'count = e.rtc.cn.resultset.data(1)
          'if count = 0 then
          '	ShowRowExpanderIcon = .f.
          'else
          '	ShowRowExpanderIcon = .t.
          'end if
          What do I need to change in this sample to hide the expander Icon?
          Last edited by Keith Hubert; 11-05-2013, 02:53 PM.
          Regards
          Keith Hubert
          Alpha Guild Member
          London.
          KHDB Management Systems
          Skype = keith.hubert


          For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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          • #6
            Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

            The example is to count records, which is how I use it.
            Bill Griffin
            Parkell, Inc

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            • #7
              Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

              Originally posted by Bill Griffin View Post
              The example is to count records, which is how I use it.
              I realise that, as I don't need to count would the following be sufficient?

              if Has_Associate= "Yes" then
              ShowRowExpanderIcon = .f.
              else
              ShowRowExpanderIcon = .t.
              end if
              Regards
              Keith Hubert
              Alpha Guild Member
              London.
              KHDB Management Systems
              Skype = keith.hubert


              For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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              • #8
                Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

                Did you try it?
                Bill Griffin
                Parkell, Inc

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                • #9
                  Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

                  Originally posted by Bill Griffin View Post
                  Did you try it?
                  Yes, but that is no good.

                  I managed to get the following to work just for testing.

                  if date()={05/11/2013} then
                  ShowRowExpanderIcon = .f.
                  else
                  ShowRowExpanderIcon = .t.
                  end if

                  Finally the following does work.

                  Dim last_name as c
                  last_name=e.rowData.data("surname")

                  if last_name="Smith" then
                  ShowRowExpanderIcon = .f.
                  else
                  ShowRowExpanderIcon = .t.
                  end if

                  Thanks for pointing me in this direction.
                  Last edited by Keith Hubert; 11-05-2013, 03:43 PM.
                  Regards
                  Keith Hubert
                  Alpha Guild Member
                  London.
                  KHDB Management Systems
                  Skype = keith.hubert


                  For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!

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                  • #10
                    Re: Row Expander Show/Hide Expression?

                    You could always create your own image and put an action javascript row expander toggle in the onclick.

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