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<Browse>.HOME() works one place but not another

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    <Browse>.HOME() works one place but not another

    Hi all

    I think this is a scope issue or a where the focus is issue but I cant see it.

    This is my code attached to events on a browse.

    it does a simple check on the existence of a data Pair in a table and then what gets done with that data.

    I have got the detection going and there are some choices that get made.

    when i say No to adding the record I want the focus to return to the first column of the browse using


    it doesn't work straight after the no selection

    but does at the end of the function which of course is the wrong place.

    please tell me the obvious.

    FUNCTION Product_ID_onchange as v ()
    dim tbl as P
    dim qry as P
    dim nrecs as N
    VProd_ID = CONTROL_BROWSE1.Product_id.value
    'ui_msg_box("On Change Event for Browse. Browse name is: ", + crlf()+ "Product ID  " + VProd_ID + crlf() + "Customer ID" + VCust_ID)
    tbl ="cust_prod_join")
    query.description = "Data_Pair_exist"
    query_order = ""
    query_filter = "Product_ID = VAR->VProd_ID .and. Customer_ID = VAR-> VCust_ID"
    query_flags = ""
    qry = tbl.query_create(query_flags, query_filter, query_order)
    nrecs = qry.records_get()
    IF (nrecs = 0) then
        responce = ui_msg_box("No Data Pair","This is a new product for this Customer. Do you want to add it?",UI_YES_NO)
        if responce = UI_YES_SELECTED then
        elseif responce = UI_NO_SELECTED then
        	Parentform:CONTROL_BROWSE1.home()   'This doesnt work
        end if
        query.order = ""
        query.filter = ""
    end if
    'ui_msg_box("Data Pair Exists","This product already is made for this customer. No further action required",UI_INFORMATION_SYMBOL)
    Parentform:CONTROL_BROWSE1.home()  'this does work

    Why did I ever say yes?

    Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

    You don't show where cust_id is established and dimmed and what type it is. Likely it is global but the filter should be (to expose the variables)

    query_filter = "Product_ID = "+VAR->VProd_ID+" .and. Customer_ID = "+VAR-> VCust_ID

    if cust_id is numeric

    query_filter = "Product_ID = "+VAR->VProd_ID+" .and. Customer_ID = "+quote(VAR-> VCust_ID)

    if it is character.
    There can be only one.


      Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

      The VCust_ID is a global variable that is given a numerical value as the form opens.

      Just to make sure I also set the variable in the script.

      What's happening is that the first


      function is not causing the cursor/focus to go to the first column of the browse. it stays in the column that I selected.

      but the second one does
      Why did I ever say yes?


        Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

        Maybe put parentform:control_browse1.activate() immediately prior to the .home?
        There can be only one.


          Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

          Don't ask me why but

          replace the


          with (both lines)

          There can be only one.


            Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

            Thanks for that. wood for trees stuff.
            Why did I ever say yes?


              Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

              Seems to me that Parentform:CONTROL_BROWSE1.home() should work but I don't keep after something very long if I can find an alternative.
              There can be only one.


                Re: &lt;Browse&gt;.HOME() works one place but not another

                The tricky thing is knowing what those alternatives are. And I like to think that I have done some good research before asking the questions I do.

                one day it may be my turn to contribute as well as being helped.
                Why did I ever say yes?