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  • Generate subform dynamically

    I am totally new to Alpha5.

    Is it possible to create a subform dynamically based on information in the parent form.

    Example:
    1. Create a parent form to order a particular garment.
    2. Parent form will present a dropdown list in field called "Size set".
    3. The dropdown list will include "size sets" such as: [Small to Extra Large] or [4 to 16] or [2 to 24]
    4. Based on the selected size set, a subform should be generated which will allow user to fill in the quantity for each size.
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    5. Remember the size set is it self a dynamic master. In future the size set [4 -16] could be amended to include size 18 and could thereafter be renamed as [4-18].
    6. All subforms thereafter should present fields to enter sizes 4 to 18.
    Prakash

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    Re: Generate subform dynamically

    Is this a question about using a desktop application, or web? I presume desktop. You should post it in the correct section of this board, not in general questions.
    -Steve
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    • #3
      Re: Generate subform dynamically

      Hi Steve
      It is for a web application.

      This is the first time I have ever posted a message. Am a total newbee:)
      Which section would it be most appropriate to post this?

      Prakash

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      • #4
        Re: Generate subform dynamically

        Then post your questions in http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...r-Applications

        PS: Are you an intl user? Would you mind to indicate your country in your profile? Sure helps in getting answers that may be bound to regional settings!
        Frank

        Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand

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        • #5
          Re: Generate subform dynamically

          Originally posted by Prakash View Post
          Is it possible to create a subform dynamically based on information in the parent form.
          Yes it is. Alpha has built in JavaScripts functions to handle DOM. Alpha also has built in JavaScripts functions to handle for example suggestion lists. Also in Alpha is included functions to handle ajax callbacks to post form data and built in functionality also to help maintain forms state.

          All this functionality/functions are included in a5.js library but to find documentation may be difficult task. (You can load the library to browser memory and save it then to disk and examine source code.)

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          • #6
            Re: Generate subform dynamically

            Originally posted by Clipper87 View Post
            Then post your questions in http://msgboard.alphasoftware.com/al...r-Applications

            PS: Are you an intl user? Would you mind to indicate your country in your profile? Sure helps in getting answers that may be bound to regional settings!

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            • #7
              Re: Generate subform dynamically

              Intend to use the application across continents. So yes, it will be international. Presently developing the appl in Australia.

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              • #8
                Re: Generate subform dynamically

                Thanks Douglas. Will investigate the functions and functionality as suggested.

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