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    Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

    I have a list control called ORDERS and a button called VIEWORDER. I want this button to be disabled until someone clicks on any row in the list control. Seems simple enough? What would be the Enable Expression for this button?

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    Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

    Hey David, have you tried the following in the buttons enable expression?

    lst_enable <> ""
    Nate Mitchell PMP


      Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

      Am I supposed to replace anything with my list name? Didn't work as is.


        Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

        Yes, replace lst_enable with the name of your list control.
        Nate Mitchell PMP


          Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

          Yes. That works much better.

          I swear, I'm not new at this. :)



            Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

            No problem. Trust me, I've been there too.
            Nate Mitchell PMP


              Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

              Your ViewOrder button is not part of your List... not on each row... is that right?


                Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

                Correct, David. It's not on the list. Separate.

                They click the button to open the specific record in a window showing more detail than the list does. The list shows all the orders from a particular customer. Instead of recreating the Detail View, we just use the same template that initially created the record, with some modification.

                I had a sales person think that he could bypass the required order entry screen by clicking on View Order with no record selected and it brought up a blank View Order screen. While it did work for my sales guy, it didn't do everything it would normally do with a new order. Like send off confirmation emails, etc.


                  Re: Enable button based on selecting a row in list control

                  Seems like you could require a value for the pk as a filter, in other words pk is not NULL and not ' ' (empty) otherwise the form doesn't load.
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