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    Access Data in Detail view

    I have a list of records with a detail view.

    From a button, I am calling an xbasic function and I need the key values to call a stored procedure. I am using the following snippet of script.

    vcode = "call tn_save_org('"+e._currentRowKeys[3]+"',"+e._currentRowKeys[1]+")"

    That script works fine when the button is on the grid row, but if I put the same button into the detail view, it always returns the first row from the grid, not the current row.

    What am I doing wrong? I'm thinking that I can use the currentrowkeys from the detail view - but what do I use instead?


    Re: Access Data in Detail view

    Lots of views, no replies - Is that because my question is too easy or too hard?


      Re: Access Data in Detail view

      Hi Larry, its not a hard one, instead it is about a standard technique that developers use in A5 to discover what data is available at any given time.
      If you place a debug(1) statement in your xbasic code, you will be able to inspect the e object that is passed in.
      Then you will be able to identify what data reference you need by inspection.
      I just hope that my response is respectful, and that you are not already an xbasic guru!


        Re: Access Data in Detail view

        I definately don't know all the ways to use debug, but ....

        When I do a debug, I can see the status of the variables in the code.

        When I look at the line of code the has the e object variables I am using, it confirms that I am getting the wrong data. But that doesn't help me figure out how to find the right data.

        How do I do a further inspection of the e.object to have it show me all of the possible parameters?


          Re: Access Data in Detail view

          Never mind - I found an a5 video that gave me a few clues.

          thanks for pointing me in the right direction!


            Re: Access Data in Detail view


            Where was the a5 video you're referring to?

            I'm having trouble referencing the correct grid row from the detail view



              Re: Access Data in Detail view

              Originally posted by jrmplus View Post

              Where was the a5 video you're referring to?

              I'm having trouble referencing the correct grid row from the detail view

              look into the post you have in version 12, the answer is there.
              thanks for reading


              version 11 3381 - 4096
              mysql backend
              [email protected]
              Skype:[email protected]
              1 914 924 5171


                Re: Access Data in Detail view

                Sorted now - thanks!