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Embedded Dialog dropdown issues ......

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  • Embedded Dialog dropdown issues ......

    I have an embedded dialog on a form and based on the value changing I want it to do some stuff and then move to next field automatically. I have coded the change event to do what i need and in most scenarios, it works ok .... but in one scenario, which I see users doing quite often, it doesnt work well. When clicking the dropdown and then typing in the selection, the change event executes and goes to the next field ... the problem is, the dropdown list doesn't go away. Nothing but an actual click an any control in the window will make it go away. Even a click on the title bar doesnt make it go away.

    I have attached a simple database to show it in action ....

    1. unzip
    2. open db
    3. run form main
    4. click the dropdown for the combo box
    5. type ... 0002 (it will do auto lookup as you type)
    it will open debug (just x out to continue)
    and you will see that the focus looks like it goes to second field, but dropdown list does not go away.

    now .... if you use dropdown and click on selection .... works
    ........... if you type in 0002 without dropdown .... works

    Just doesnt work when you click dropdown arrow and then type in data ... ugggggggg ..... tried all kinds of ui_dlg functions and nothing.

    Any help would be appreciated ...

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  • #2
    Re: Embedded Dialog dropdown issues ......

    Since this a a supercontrol, have you tried it the old fashioned way? Pressing enter works.

    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


    • #3
      Re: Embedded Dialog dropdown issues ......

      Robin .... the way the form is setup I move the user from field to field as soon as they fill each field ... fast data entry. The problem was that the first field should have been satisfied once focus was put on the second field .... first field was staying active and still waiting for input (the dropdown).

      Submitted as bug and a fix was put into the code with todays build. Works like a charm now ..... :)

      Thanks again Robin for all your input!!



      • #4
        Re: Embedded Dialog dropdown issues ......

        Good to know the old bugs are getting fixed in v12! I forgot about the daily builds...thanks

        Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford