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  • Close listview on double click

    I have a list view that is filtered by a variable. When an item is selected and oK is clicked it takes you to form based on the detail of the item. It is built in action script. I converted this to xbasic and now want to make the doubleclick function built by the conversion do the same action as the OK button.

    I can get it to go to the form, but the xdialog does not close and as it is modal remains on top. I can see in help where if was a modeless xdialog I can close it but there is no such command for the modal.

    Can this only be done with a modeless xdialog or am I missing a key process in how the xdialog works
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    Regards
    Mark Pearson
    [email protected]
    Youtube channel
    Website

  • #2
    Re: Close listview on double click

    Show us the relevant code.
    Tim Kiebert
    Eagle Creek Citrus
    A complex system that does not work is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that worked just fine.

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    • #3
      Re: Close listview on double click

      Mark,

      ui_modeless_dlg_close() will close the dialog even though it is not a modeless dialog. With in the list view code you will see the 'OnDoubleClick' function. Use the example below replacing the RED BOLDED code with yours.

      Code:
      FUNCTION OnDoubleClick as C(lv as P,listView as P,args as P)
      	WITH lv
      		[B][COLOR="Red"]PLACE YOUR OK BUTTON CODE HERE[/COLOR][/B]
      		ui_modeless_dlg_close([B][COLOR="Red"]YOUR DIALOG TITLE[/COLOR][/B])
      		end
      	END WITH	
      END FUNCTION
      Scott

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      • #4
        Re: Close listview on double click

        Thanks Scott - That worked perfectly. I did not try it as it referred to modeless.
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        Regards
        Mark Pearson
        [email protected]
        Youtube channel
        Website

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        • #5
          Re: Close listview on double click

          Just another way of doing things.

          When working with a modal xdialog you shouldn't really need to call anything to close it. You can but you don't need to. As long as the a_dlg_button variable is not blank when it hits the end of the %code% section, the xdialog will close.

          Here's how I do it - by setting an OK_pressed variable to .T. when ready to accept the entry and close the xdialog. If all requirements for closing the xdialog haven't been met, I simply reset a_dlg_button = ""
          Code:
          clnt_list = <<%list%
          Client 1
          Client 2
          Client 3
          %list%
           
          ok_pressed = .F.
           
          DIM dlg_result as C
          dlg_result = ui_dlg_box("CLIENT LOOKUP", <<%dlg%
          {ysize=.3}{sp};
          {font=MS Sans Serif,8,b}Other: {font=MS Sans Serif,8,n}[.15,1other_fld];
          {font=MS Sans Serif,8,b}Select Client:{font=MS Sans Serif,8,n};
           [.75,15clnt_sel^#clnt_list!clnt_*];
          {sp};
          {justify=center}<*15OK> <15Cancel>
          %dlg%,<<%code%
          IF left(a_dlg_button, 5) = "clnt_"
              IF a_dlg_button <> "clnt_dblclick"
                  a_dlg_button = ""
              ELSE
                  [COLOR=blue]'MOST of the time I do NOT use a double click to close an xdialog if 
                  'there are multiple fields to be filled in or multiple selections can 
                  'be made in the list simply because of the added confusion 
                  'for users and potential for mistakes.
                  'If other fields were available, an IF statement might be needed to 
                  'make sure it was properly filled in before changing "ok_pressed" to 
                  'True - just like in the last ELSEIF that checks for a_dlg_button = "OK"
          [/COLOR]        ok_pressed = .T.
              END IF
          ELSEIF a_dlg_button = "OK"
              IF other_fld = ""
                  msg = "Please enter some Other data or press 'Cancel' to quit."
                  ui_msg_box( "FIELD REQUIRED", msg )
                  a_dlg_button = ""
              ELSE
                  ok_pressed = .T.
              END IF
          END IF
          %code%)
           
          IF .not. ok_pressed
              END'
          END IF
           
          ui_msg_box( "SELECTION", clnt_sel )

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          • #6
            Re: Close listview on double click

            Cal,

            Your 100% correct IF your just doing a plain xdialog, however, in Marks case, he was using the list view control. It is necessary in this case to explicitly close the dialog.

            The double click code is not in the "%code% section of the dialog, it is a function with in the object itself, kind of like a activeX control.

            If you play with one you will see what I mean.

            Scott

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            • #7
              Re: Close listview on double click

              Thanks for these insights. I thought that if I reset the a_dlg_button within the double click function, it would do as Cal describes, but it wouldn't. Adding the close did the trick
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              Regards
              Mark Pearson
              [email protected]
              Youtube channel
              Website

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              • #8
                Re: Close listview on double click

                Sorry, I guess I wasn't paying enough attention. Thanks for correcting me.

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