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Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

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  • Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

    I have an xdialog with 3 fields
    pick1 , pick2 and pick3
    Pick3 is defined as default with a code of pick1+" "+pick2

    Nothing happens.
    If I define pick3 default as "40" as an example , it does display 40

    How can I get pick3 to display the reults of pick1 and pick2?

  • #2
    Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

    The UI_DLG_REFRESH() function causes the dialog code to be re-run. refreshing the display of variables and conditional sections in the dialog.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

      Where or how do you apply "UI_DLG_REFRESH() function "?


      • #4
        Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

        Suggest you read up on the killfocus event. This event fires when focus leaves an object in the xdialog. It can serve as the hook, from which you hang your script, to refresh other objects.
        Last edited by Tom Cone Jr; 07-25-2013, 10:23 AM.


        • #5
          Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

          See the documentation for

          Trapping the Change Event

          'Create an XDialog dialog box to prompt for parameters.
          DIM SHARED pick1 as C
          DIM SHARED pick2 as C
          DIM SHARED pick3 as C
          DIM SHARED varC_result as C
          ok_button_label = "&OK"
          cancel_button_label = "&Cancel"
          varC_result = ui_dlg_box("Alpha Five",<<%dlg%
          One:| [.40pick1!change];
          Two:| [.40pick2!change];
          Three:| [.40pick3];
          <*15=ok_button_label!OK> <15=cancel_button_label!CANCEL>
          if a_dlg_button = "change" then
              a_dlg_button = ""
              pick3 = pick1+" "+pick2
          end if
          if a_dlg_button = "&Close" then
              if address_txt <> "" then
                   a_dlg_button = address_txt
              end if
          end if
          There can be only one.


          • #6
            Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

            I though I had responded, I gess I did not.
            Yes the code from Stan, works well, I even was able to use the result of Pick3 to find records and display matching info.

            The info in Killfocus, looks good. I will explore more of it.
            Thanks Stan and Tom.


            • #7
              Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

              Just to have it be said and to be aware, the xdialog killfocus event for combo boxes does not behave the same for a combo box as it does for an edit-combo box. The event with the combo box fires with the field value selection, emulating more a change event. It also does fire upon focus leaving the box. The edit-combo box only fires upon focus leaving the box. Be aware so you aren't pulling your hair out when the behavior is not what you might expect. Play with the two using the following code to see for yourself changing what is in red in the code between the combo box control ^= and the edit-combo box control ^+ .

              dim vlist as C
              dim start as C=""
              dim vc_box1 as C=""
              dim vc_box2 as C=""
              dim vr as C
              IF left(a_dlg_button,5)="evb1_"
              	if a_dlg_button="evb1_killfocus"
              	end if
              END IF
              IF left(a_dlg_button,5)="evb2_"
              	if a_dlg_button="evb2_setfocus"
              		msgbox("Is there a beep?")
              	end if
              END IF
              Mike W
              "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"


              • #8
                Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.


                Tested your sample on th A5V9, It worked well on the Both case.


                • #9
                  Re: Default Calculation in xdialog does not claculate.

                  I was using v11 action script and did not work. The code sample from Stan, works very well.