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Strange Form/Browse behaviour

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    Strange Form/Browse behaviour

    I have a form that displays a browse.
    The form is based on a single table.

    The browse has a ProductNumber field and a Quantity field.

    I have entered the following short script on the OnRowDblClick action:
    'Allow editing of records in current form at parent level.

    'Change record in current form at Browse1 level.

    'Mark record in current form at parent level.

    'Activate object 'BROWSE1:Tmpquantity' in current form.

    'Set 'Value' property of 'Browse1:Tmpquantity' in Form 'FrmSelectProductV10' .
    parentform:Browse1:Tmpquantity.value = VarNum3

    'Save record in current form at parent level.

    When I first load the script I set the order to ProductNumber and activate the Quantity field in the first record.


    If I dblClick a record other than the first record the record is marked BUT the Quantity field in the FIRST record is changed to 1 and the Quantity field in the dblclicked record is left unchanged.


    If I continue dblclicking on any other records, all goes as expected.

    So... in other words, no matter which record I dblClick when the form first loads the Quantity record in the first record in the browse gets (incorrectly) changed.
    Subsequent dblclicks on any record (correctly) changes the Quantity value in the record that was dblclicked.

    How can I fix this?
    Last edited by David Boomer; 02-03-2013, 06:09 PM.

    Re: Strange Form/Browse behaviour

    Check this screencast.


      Re: Strange Form/Browse behaviour

      Originally posted by Tom Cone Jr View Post
      Hi Tom;

      Quick question: What was the reason/significance for setting the form as modal, and then switching form modes back and forth via the AS?
      (I'm thinking I am missing the significance of something here.) ~ Does this form mode change circumvent the embedded browse cursor position problem the OP was experiencing when the browse first gets focus?

      In other words, does setting form mode (from within the embedded browse) essentially accomplish this?: this.Set_Viewport_row(row)

      ~Thanks in advance.
      Last edited by SNusa; 02-04-2013, 12:49 AM.
      Robert T. ~ "I enjoy manipulating data... just not my data."
      It's all about the "framework." (I suppose an "a5-induced" hard drive crash is now in order?)
      RELOADED: My current posting activity here merely represents a "Momentary Lapse Of Reason."


        Re: Strange Form/Browse behaviour

        Robert, David's code used the "allow_change()" method. This is usually necessary only when the form is MODAL. So, I inferred that his form was MODAL, hence I did the same thing in order to try to better emulate his exact scenario. I did not toggle MODELESS / MODAL for any other reason and don't know the answers to your questions.


          Re: Strange Form/Browse behaviour

          Thank you Tom.

          The topparent:mark_record() method(in the Mark Record A/S) must be taking care of the following (internally): this.Set_Viewport_row(row)
          I doubt it shows up in the script recorder..... But I'm curious, and will check anyways.

          PS: Your assistance & video presentations on these forums are invaluable!
          Last edited by SNusa; 02-04-2013, 10:26 AM.
          Robert T. ~ "I enjoy manipulating data... just not my data."
          It's all about the "framework." (I suppose an "a5-induced" hard drive crash is now in order?)
          RELOADED: My current posting activity here merely represents a "Momentary Lapse Of Reason."


            Re: Strange Form/Browse behaviour

            Thanks Tom

            This works... I did not realize that the mark record code also commited the record.