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How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

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  • How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

    I have a WWWeb navigaton menu with seven Dialog items, no database. I want to ask for certain values, like Age, Sex, Height, Weight, on the first dialog, and then populate those fields automatically, on other dialogs.

    I made the controls Session variables, on the first dialog.
    I created code, in the "Initialize" event, of the next dialog:

    if eval_valid("session.Age") = .t. then
    CurrentForm.Controls.Age.value = session.Age
    else CurrentForm.Controls.Age.value = 0
    end if

    I published all the files to my Local Webroot.

    NOTHING carries over! What am I doing wrong?

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    Re: How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

    Didn't test but that should work. On the initial dialog, you would need to press the normal submit button to submit the dialog, otherwise the values would not be saved to session variables. That is, an Advanced Button would not work. You might test to see if your session variables are being created at all. I would put all of them in an A5W page and then have my dialog call that page in the AfterValidate event and see if the values change.
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      Re: How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

      Steve:

      I've attached the component under discussion. One of the session variables is calculated in a field expression. Age and Sex are just filled in by the user. I have been pressing the "Submit" button, to no avail.

      How do you make the "Reset" button do anything?

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        Re: How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

        I know you need this for a presentation today. But after more than an hour, I still don't see what's causing the trouble, and I will not be able to have an answer for you before the end of the day. Maybe someone else will see it.
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          Re: How to Carry Field Values From one Dialog to Another?

          Its the Precalculate setting in layout options. Turn it off and it works. But what you can do is:

          - leave precalc on since you need it
          - change Age to Local scope
          - add the following to Aftervalidate
          session.age = currentform.controls.age.value

          that'll give you your value in the session variable.

          I also needed to turn off validation for age, save, then turn it back on, save.
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