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Repeating Section - Logical vs. Physical Rows

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  • Repeating Section - Logical vs. Physical Rows

    I am terribly confused by this concept (Logical versus physical rows). The documentation isn't helping me either: https://documentation.alphasoftware.com/documentation/pages/Ref/Client_Api/UX/UX%20methods/setRepeatingSectionActiveLogicalRow%20Method.xml

    From the documentation...
    "
    The logical row number of a row in a Repeating Section and its physical row number are the same, unless rows have been deleted from the Repeating Section."

    "for example, assume that a Repeating Section had 5 rows to start with and then the first three rows were deleted. There would now be two visible rows, (logical row number 1 and 2), but the physical row numbers for these two rows would be 4 and 5. In order to set focus to the last visible row in the Repeating Section (logical row 2, but physical row 5) you can use the .setRepeatingSectionActiveLogicalRow() method."

    huh??? ... I've read this page probably 20 times and I don't get it. I'd love to see a diagram to better understand this. I can read all day but I understand concepts so much better (and faster) with pictures/diagrams.

    Bottom line is I need a method do give me the active row for all conditions. {dialog.object}.getRepeatingSectionActiveRow() only works if no rows have been deleted. Otherwise it returns some other value.
    Mike Brown - Contact Me
    Programmatic Technologies, LLC
    Programmatic-Technologies.com
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    There's 5 rows - 1-5 you delete the first three. this leaves 4 & 5 in place - those are the "physical rows" SO now in order to set focus to the physical row 4 you can use the .setRepeatingSectionActiveLogicalRow() method.
    I am confused by your question though as I don't know what you mean by "give me the active row for all conditions"
    Are you trying to set focus to a particular row?
    I think perhaps there is more to what you want to do than just set focus to a particular row...just not sure!
    NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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    • #3
      remember that the rows are only hidden so physically - there's still 5 but logically all you see is 1 & 2 so to set focus to what you logically SEE you would write this (from the example)
      {dialog.object}.setRepeatingSectionActiveLogicalRow("REPSEC_1",2); to set focus to the last row (of the 5 physical rows) in a repeating section called REPSEC_1
      NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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      • #4
        I'm returning a value to the active row. {dialog.object}.getRepeatingSectionActiveRow() works for me so long as no rows have been deleted. If the user has deleted a row how do I know which row is active now? The methods you describe require me to set a row value in the second parameter. But I don't know the row because a row has been deleted and now {dialog.object}.getRepeatingSectionActiveRow() doesn't give me the actual active row number.

        Sorry, I'm struggling to understand this.
        Mike Brown - Contact Me
        Programmatic Technologies, LLC
        Programmatic-Technologies.com
        Independent Developer & Consultant

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        • #5
          I figured out my issue. If I add the parameter 'True' to the {dialog.object}.getRepeatingSectionActiveRow() method then everything works out as expected.

          Thanks for chiming in Charles.
          Mike Brown - Contact Me
          Programmatic Technologies, LLC
          Programmatic-Technologies.com
          Independent Developer & Consultant

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          • #6
            glad it worked out! Sorry I wasn't much of a help my friend!
            NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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