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    Xdialog with Conditional Listboxes

    I made a test script to get a listbox that enumerates the bitmaps stored in the adb file and displays the bitmap and its name in the list. So far so good.

    Now I want to put it in another xdialog where the other listboxes are formatted with different directives. I also want the listbox(s) to be stretchable. But when I add the conditions for the display it screws up the whole dialog and looks ridiculous. There must be some magic that one needs to know about how to put these different command lines together. Below is my test script followed by the UDF in progress that you can import & which anyone should be able to use since these display control panel elements.

    This one you can just copy to the IW, select all and run:
    dim imgs as c
    DIM imglist as C
    DIM SHARED vResult as C
    dim dlgbody as c
    dim dlgcode as c
    dim dlgtitle as c = "Image Viewer"
    imglist = a5.bitmap_enum(2)
    imglist = sortsubstr(imglist,crlf())
    imglist = *for_each(foo,ut(FOO.VALUE),imglist)
    ok_button_label = "&OK"
    cancel_button_label = "&Cancel"
    dlgbody = <<%dlg%
    Addin Images:;
    Image: [.30imgs];;
    <*12=ok_button_label!OK> <12=cancel_button_label!CANCEL>
    dlgcode = <<%code%
    if a_dlg_button = "CANCEL" then
    end if
    if a_dlg_button ="cximg" then
        'do something with the image selected
    end if
    if a_dlg_button = "OK" then
    end if
    vResult = ui_modeless_dlg_box(dlgtitle,dlgbody,dlgcode)
    (Edit: removed the bad example)
    Last edited by MoGrace; 09-21-2017, 11:29 AM.

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

    Re: Xdialog with Conditional Listboxes


    I have this modification...

    Image: [.30imgs];;
    {justify=right}   '<=== Center will not work 
    <*12=ok_button_label!OK> <12=cancel_button_label!CANCEL>


      Re: Xdialog with Conditional Listboxes

      Thanks John,
      What I did wrong was defined the conditional regions as {regiona} instead of {region=a}. In the Wiki example all the regions are defined as {region=a}, and if the buttons are inside a region, then {justify=center,center} worked.

      This is a function I added to my floating Design toolbar; when I get it tweaked a bit more I will update it here.

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