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  • Dialog Conditional Style Help

    Hi,

    I'm trying to style (turn text red) a numeric field in a repeating section conditionally based on another numeric field's value.

    Sounds easy enough...

    In the Client-side Conditional Style I have tried the following:

    field1>0 - works
    field1<0 - works
    field1=0 - fail
    field1>=0 - fail
    field1<=0 - fail
    field1>100 - works
    field1<100 -fail
    field1=100 - works
    field1>=100 - works
    field1<=100 - fail

    Can someone explain


    Thank you

  • #2
    Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

    No takers huh.

    Ok, I'm asking the wrong question, so let's try a different one.

    Let's say you have a dialog with a repeating section in it.
    In the repeating section you have 2 numeric fields (field1, field2).

    How would you turn field1 red if the value in field2 was <=0?

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    • #3
      Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

      you might want to try "<==0" if that doesnt work then use OR
      as in
      field1 = 0 OR field1 <0
      I beleive you can write two seperate conditions as well one for <0 and one for =0
      NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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      • #4
        Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

        Hi Charles

        Thank you for your reply

        That gave me an error.

        I'm trying all this in the Client Side Properties, Conditional style area

        CellStyle.jpg

        Is this where you would do this?

        Regards,

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        • #5
          Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

          Just use two separate conditions then...the order would make or break it though since the evaluation would be in the order of the conditions.
          First test
          field1 = 0
          second condition field1<0
          and I think that would do it for you.
          NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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          • #6
            Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

            you might also want a condition if it is blank
            field1 = ' '
            NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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            • #7
              Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

              Hi Charles

              Ok, got it to work

              field2=0 - turn red
              field2<0 - turn red
              field2>0 - turn black

              I'm confused as to why I needed the last condition to turn the fields to black but it seems to work for now

              Also can anyone explain why "<=" doesn't work at all?

              Thanks for your help

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              • #8
                Re: Dialog Conditional Style Help

                Pretty sure need to tell it what to look like or it will just be the default of the original style. As far as two parameters, I am not sure but it could be that the statement never completes as either true or false.
                NWCOPRO: Nuisance Wildlife Control Software My Application: http://www.nwcopro.com "Without forgetting, we would have no memory at all...now what was I saying?"

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