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  • Use the change Javascript with a drop down

    Dropdown[1].zipI am trying to open a grid when people select ADD in a drop down.

    I have attached an example . The error that keeps coming up is variable not found.
    The connection string is: {A5API=Access,FileName='C:\Program Files (x86)\a5V11\MDBFiles\Alphasports.mdb',UserName='Admin'}

    None of my own tables , I am using the Alphasports.mdb

    I have made the BILL_CITY a DropDownBox.
    The onchange event has a Inline JavaScript :

    if (BILL_CITY== "ADD") {

    Working Preview works fine, till I click on the drop down and I get a Error :"BILL_CITY" is undefined

    I have put the alert there that way I can see if it works. I want to be able to open a grid so that I can add items to the dropdown box and than refresh the box so that the new item shows up.
    Working Preview works fine, till I click on the drop down and I get a Error :"BILL_CITY" is undefined
    Last edited by Atta; 05-27-2012, 08:40 PM.

  • #2
    Re: Use the change Javascript with a drop down

    Change your inline javascript to
    var bc={grid.Object}.getValue('G','BILL_CITY',{Grid.RowNumber});
    if (bc == 'ADD') {


    then it works


    • #3
      Re: Use the change Javascript with a drop down

      Well that did not work either
      Here is it what made it work.
      In the Edit OnChange Event
      First line I have a Inline JavaScript inside of that I have if (this.value == "VARIABLE") {
      Next line I have the Open a Grid component
      Next line I have Inline JavaScript with the closing bracket for the inline javascript : }
      That is what made it work really nice.

      Now I have an issue that when I open a grid with a button on a main grid, I want the window to close after the submit button has been pushed. But it will not close.
      Can someone give me a pointer please?



      • #4
        Re: Use the change Javascript with a drop down

        Check this v10 video for a pointer.