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  • Grid only displaying 10 records

    I have a tabular, read only grid with search, built on mysql backend. My select is initially returning over 3000 records as expected but I can't find where I can specify to show 25 or 50 records per page if desired.

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    Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

    properties -> rows of data


    • #3
      Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

      I only have "Rows of data when search active" which was set to -1. I changed to 50 and still only displaying 10 records at a time.


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        Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

        Originally posted by George Corder View Post
        I only have "Rows of data when search active" which was set to -1. I changed to 50 and still only displaying 10 records at a time.
        Hi George,

        Is "Rows of Data" not listed in the Grid properties? It should appear immediately above "Rows of data when search active":

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        • #5
          Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

          George - also needs to be said: be careful about how many rows you decide to send to the browser at once. There's a good reason the grid and other Alpha tools provide pagination. Performance from the user's standpoint can get really lousy if you try to send large loads to the client.


          • #6
            Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

            I started out building my grid by choosing "Create grid from a template" and then chose "Enter record Form (SQL)". My datasource needs to remain read-only so I just selected the read-only box once building my connection. I never did see the "Rows of data" setting as Beta points out.
            Today I built a new grid, this time from a blank grid component "Read-only Grid (SQL)". All seemed to be fine at this point. I could see the Rows of data and arrived at the view desired.

            I took the wrong path at the start and didn't think it would matter if I chose to switch to read-only later.
            Thanks for the help and sorry for the hassle. I hope this thread helps someone else.

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            • #7
              Re: Grid only displaying 10 records

              I wanted to add what this app is for and why read-only as it may facilitate others. Our phone system is ShoreTel and this system writes to mysql db. Some people at work may call a customer, and for whatever reason, not leave a message for a callback. The customer later calls back asking who called them, prompting the switchboard operator to send an email to everyone. My app allows them to do a search for "number dialed" and the grid displays the extension that called that number. The SB operator then can transfer the call while the customer is on the phone.

              My select contains add_days (currentdate, -1) to limit the qty of data returned.