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  • UX to UX

    This is just some playing around I'm doing to help me understand things better.

    Here's the layout (very simple since I'm just trying to learn stuff):
    I have three UX controls named UX1, UX2, and UX_Link.
    Both UX1 and UX2 each have one textbox and one button.
    UX_Link has a textbox and two embedded object controls containing the other two UX controls.

    What I'm trying to do is enter some text in UX1, click the button on UX1 and have the text populate the text box on UX2. Seems simple but I apparently not for me. Can someone please assist?


  • #2
    Re: UX to UX

    UX1 and UX2 are children of UX_Link (the parent). There are UX child and parent methods which establish pointers to your embedded and parent UX . When you embed the UX, ensure that you give each embedded component a specific Alias... you'll see that property in the embedded component properties. Then, for example, from UX1... get a pointer to your parent... UX_Link. Using that pointer (the parent), get a pointer to the parent's child UX2. Now you can do a .getValue from UX1... and a .setValue to your UX2 pointer. Sometimes it feels like a "Who's on first" scenario... but it does make sense. Attached is a sample.
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    • #3
      Re: UX to UX

      Hi David,

      Your example must be corrupt. only UX2 has any controls on it. Can you please resend? I've tried following your written instructions but still to no avail.


      • #4
        Re: UX to UX

        I got it, thanks to your instructions. So simple but was just eluding me. Thanks for getting me unstuck.


        • #5
          Re: UX to UX

          Ok... good. Here's another zip, just to complete the post.
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