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  • NormanRMouton
    Re: Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly


    Thank you very much. This is very helpful. This was I was looking for. I will use the template to build my UX.



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  • Davidk
    Re: Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly

    Here's a test UX Component and a video... hope it helps.
    Attached Files

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  • NormanRMouton
    Re: Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly

    Hi David

    First I need to say the Forum of Alpha impressed me again. Thank you for your reply.
    1. It is a UX - we will also develop a mobile app.
    2. It is a repeating section with max 5 records. Each record contains information about products. The buttons are at the end of each record. The user watch the buttons which is grey when the user access the the page to turn randomly blue. It must not happen in a specific sequence. The blue colour must only be for a split second.
    3. Button Colours: Grey = Disabled, Blue = Enabled.
    4. If the user was able to click on the button a pop appears to be filled out.
    5. The user can then collect the product at our offices.

    Hope this is more info. Thanks BTW. We call our English NAMLISH as in Namibia English

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  • Davidk
    Re: Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly

    You're leaving out a lot of information... UX... Grid... how is the button colour being set.

    The onClick event really has nothing to do with this. Either the button is enabled or not. If not, the event will not fire. If enabled, the event will fire.

    Let's assume a UX. When the colour is being set you can use one of the dialog methods...


    to display that control.


    to re-enable it.

    You say the changing of the colours (hey... you spelled it correctly... cool) needs to happen randomly. This doesn't really mean much without some context. Is this for a game?

    How many buttons? How many buttons are enabled at one time? How long is a button enabled before it's disabled?

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  • NormanRMouton
    started a topic Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly

    Change Button Color and Behaviour Randomly

    I am using Alpha Anywhere to develop a web interface. I need to change a button as follows:
    1. When the colour of the button is grey it should be disabled.
    2. When it turns blue it must be enabled and the on click java script must be able to work.

    The changing of the colours need to happen randomly. The user must not know when it change or must not be able to be able change it.

    Thanks in advance