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  • Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

    I have a grid that refreshes automatically. I have a field called status that I want the row to be a certain color based on the status.
    I can accomplish this using the "Conditional Style (server-side)" or the "Conditional Style (client-side)".

    However, this method requires me to set the color. I want the color set to a value determined by a user. I have added a field to the data called RowColor and I can store a value for the desired color as part of the process that creates/updates this data.
    So, when the grid refreshes, I want the row color set to the value in the field RowColor.

    Is this possible?

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    Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

    I have a grid that does something similar, but I won't be able to give you the specifics until tomorrow. (Away from my computer.)

    If someone else doesn't answer, I'll post it here then.

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    • #3
      Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

      colors.zip
      The attached Zip file contains a grid and a MYSQL color table. The grid displays the colors in the color table and it displays them in their correct color.

      The important piece of code is in the onGridRender event:

      var ele='';

      for (var i=1;i<={grid.object}._rowsInGrid;i++) {

      ele=$gvs('{grid.componentname}.V.R' + i + '.COLOR_NUMBER');

      $ss('{grid.componentname}.V.R' + i + '.COLOR_NAME','color: '+ele+';');

      }

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      • #4
        Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

        So I have this working, sort of. This changes the color of the text in the column named COLOR_NAME.
        I want the background of the whole row to be the color.
        I changed 'color:' to 'background:' and it colors only the background for specified column and only where the text is, not the entire cell and certainly not the entire row.
        I need the entire row background to be the selected color, the same effect as when using the Conditional Style property.

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        • #5
          Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

          The row is

          {grid.componentname}.V.R' + i

          so I think you can just do this:

          $ss('{grid.componentname}.V.R' + i,'background: '+ele+';');

          That changes the background of the row instead of the column. (I think)

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          • #6
            Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

            I tried that. No error but no change in color at all. Tried again to make sure and same result.

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            • #7
              Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

              In the colors grid you downloaded, replace the javascript with this:

              $ss('{grid.componentname}.TD.R' + i + '.COLOR_NAME','background: '+ele+';');
              $ss('{grid.componentname}.TD.R' + i + '.__SYSTEM_ROWSELECTCOLUMN','background: '+ele+';');

              That sets the background of the entire row, one column at a time. (Notice I am using TD instead of V)

              That seems to be the best you can do. But if you include the name of every column in the grid, it fills it out nicely. Don't know how many columns your grid has, but it should work.

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                Re: Dynamic Row Color on Grid based on field in table

                I want the color set to a value determined by a user.
                how many possible values you want to have?
                if it is not a lot of choices can you not make that many options in the conditional style?
                thanks for reading

                gandhi

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