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Increment a repeating field by one on double click

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  • #16
    Re: Increment a repeating field by one on double click

    JR, I'm nowhere near as proficient with JavaScript as I am with xbasic.
    I was going to suggest auto-populating nextBarcode but thought you had
    your own reason(s) for not doing such a thing.
    As long as I'm asking, does the person doing the data entry need to know the
    barcode ? If not, you can do a loop after everything has been submitted.

    Some of this is easier to talk through instead of typing and waiting for a response.
    A phone call (and potentially screen sharing session) is so much more productive.


    • #17
      Re: Increment a repeating field by one on double click

      I hadn't really thought about auto-populating it, but after getting this far it just makes sense to do that.
      No, the data entry person doesn't have to know or see the barcode.
      A phone call would be fine.
      Epigate Software, LLC.


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        • #19
          Re: Increment a repeating field by one on double click

          Thank you Gregg Schmidt for solving this problem for me.

          Gere is how Gregg did it, for anyone interested in how to make this work.

          Here is the x-basic function that does all the work. It looks up to find the NEXT barcode to use and then auto generates the barcodes for ever how many records are in the repeating section.

          function setlastbarcode as c (e as p)
          dim Vstartingbarcode as c
          dim Vconsubstanceid as c
          dim Maxbarcode as n
          dim Vcoid as n
          dim Vdepid as n
          dim Vsubid as c
          Vcoid = e.dataSubmitted.companyid1
          Vdepid = e.dataSubmitted.departmentid1
          Vstartingbarcode = e.dataSubmitted.startingbarcode
          Vsubid = e.datasubmitted.ConSubstanceID
          dim cn as sql::Connection
          dim result as l = .f.
          result = cn.Open("::Name::conn")
          if result then
          dim sqlSelect as c
          dim args as sql::Arguments
          sqlSelect = "SELECT max(narcbarcd)FROM narcx_ordervials WHERE companyid = :newcoid AND departmentid = :newdepid AND ConSubstanceID = :newsubid"
          Maxbarcode = sql_lookup(cn,"narcx_ordervials","companyid = :newcoid and departmentid = :newdepid and conSubstanceID = :newsubid","max(narcbarcd)",args)
          if Maxbarcode > 0 then
          e._set.startingbarcode.value = increment_value(Maxbarcode)
          for n = 1 to e.repeatingsectioninfo[1].totalrowcount
          Maxbarcode = increment_value(Maxbarcode)
          eval("e._set.narcbarcd_a5instance"+alltrim(str(n))+".value") = alltrim(str(Maxbarcode))
          next n
          setlastbarcode = "alert('Not Working');"
          end if
          setlastbarcode = "alert('could not connect to database');"
          end if
          end function
          Epigate Software, LLC.