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  • Form only works when Maximized

    Please find attached forms (2).

    The following event is fired from Dest field - Depart and OnChange.

    When the form is maximized it tables populate perfectly. Please see "Works".

    If the form is not maximized the bottom table does not populate unless the user goes back into the Dest field and Depart the field again. See "DoesntWork..

    Am I using the correct code? What would make this occur? Any advice is appreciated.


  • #2
    Re: Form only works when Maximized

    If I move the Origin and Dest below the last table, the data is displayed... Why is that?


    • #3
      Re: Form only works when Maximized

      It sounds like you haven't covered all the cases, but there isn't enough information here to reproduce your problem.


      • #4
        Re: Form only works when Maximized

        Larry, I've pondered your situation several times, too. Don't have definitive solution. Maybe these comments will give you some leads.

        1) I think its dangerous to resynch a form after a change or depart event. Those events fire regardless of what mode the form might be in at the time. So your resynch might be occurring while the form is in change, view, or enter mode. I think resynch'ing a form that's not in VIEW mode is dangerous and problematic.

        2) your code is incomplete and forces alpha to work harder than it needs to. Use a complete reference to each browse object, not just the object name. i.e instead of
        [ notice the colon ]:D

        3) instead of using the resynch() method, you might try refreshing the display with the repaint() method. I do not know if this will make a difference. However, I know the resynch() method will run new queries against the server and refresh the data by pulling everything to the form across the network. This may be triggering a timing issue with your display because these statements will not be run one after the other, in series as you might expect. Alpha will run them in parallel, concurrently. Since they're virtually back to back in your code I would expect Alpha to juggle them all concurrently, when you're expecting Alpha to do them one at a time, to completion, before the next statement is run.

        -- tom


        • #5
          Re: Form only works when Maximized

          Thank you Martin and Tom for your replies. Appreciated. Will take your advice most definitely and submit my findings.