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    specify browse by expression

    I have a form with an embedded browse which shows all product SKU's (active and inactive). I have added a form check box to "hide inactives" using a vcVariable Y/N. But I am stumped on the proper syntax for the "Specify browse by expression field" for the browse properties (I want to hide inactives when the box is checked). Do I need 2 separate browses and reference the browse, or can I use a single browse and filter it? Can someone point me in the right direction?

    I read the July 2014 thread "Filter embedded browse with checkbox" but there was no resolution posted (seems to be similar to what I am trying to do).

    Re: specify browse by expression

    Is the form based on a table or a set? What does the browse display (parent or child records)?
    There can be only one.


      Re: specify browse by expression

      Originally posted by Stan Mathews View Post
      Is the form based on a table or a set? What does the browse display (parent or child records)?

      The form is based on a set and the browse displays one field (SKU) of the parent records.


        Re: specify browse by expression

        One browse filtered by onchange event of checkbox.

        This is based on a single table but since the browse is of parent records then the procedure should be the same.
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        There can be only one.


          Re: specify browse by expression

          Thanks, Stan.

          That worked. I neglected to mention I already use a Multistate Button on that form to display by first alpha of the brand, and the 2 scripts were conflicting. So, I ended up added your code to the Multistate Button OnChange event script, and then copied that complete script to Hide Active OnChange event script. This allows both events to work correctly. Is that a proper way to attack this? No problem having identical OnChange events for 2 fields?


            Re: specify browse by expression

            No problem having identical OnChange events for 2 fields?
            Not that I'm aware.
            There can be only one.