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  • SMARTII
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    Thanks,
    That works as well.
    Tom

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  • SMARTII
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    oops!
    I got it:
    Use the FORM ->Events ->OnFetch.
    Even though it's an embedded Browse.
    clipboard.Set_Data(browse1:Plate_Issued.value)
    Simple.
    Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • preston2
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    I am doing something similar. You can put it in the OnRowChange.

    The way I am doing it is I have a calculated field on the form that's formula is table_name->field_name

    Then in the OnRowChange event I have
    Code:
    clipboard.Set_Data(alltrim((calc->calc_comp)))

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  • Stan Mathews
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    Any technology, sufficiently advanced, is indistinguishable from magic.

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  • SMARTII
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    OK,
    I'm fully into the Magic stuff.
    So, OnFetch it is.
    As I understand it, you have to create a Function using the Event type as the end of the Function name:
    Like this:
    function Plate_Issued_OnFetch as v ()
    clipboard.Set_Data(parent:browse1:Plate_Issued.value)
    end function

    But none of this works, which is what I meant by "duds".
    Last edited by SMARTII; 09-15-2015, 09:41 PM.

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  • GGandhi
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    as in post #2 there is onRowDblClick event only available to do something like this not cell double click, you could copy to clipboard by something like this
    using onRowDblClick event

    Code:
    dim plate_var as c
    plate_var = a5_eval_expression("=Plate",local_variables())
    clipboard.Set_Data(alltrim((plate_var)))
    this will only work in named browse I think, but not sure of that.

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  • Stan Mathews
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    You don't mention if you want to do this for more than one field or not. If it is only the one field you could use the onfetch event to capture the Plate_issued value to the clipboard. The user wouldn't even have to click, the value would just be available (like magic).

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  • Tom Cone Jr
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    Tom, couldn't you embed a button in the row that would do this when clicked? Certainly you could do that with an ordinary button on the form, as well.

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  • Stan Mathews
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    Re: Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    I don't think they're duds just because they aren't suitable to your desired end result. The only click specific event in a browse is onrowdblclick.

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  • SMARTII
    started a topic Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    Copy Browse Object Value to the Clipboard

    The browse looks like the attached
    PLATE_COPY.png

    I want to automatically copy the focused Plate object called Plate_issued to the clipboard when the user clicks on the Plate Value.
    I have tried using various Event functions but they are all duds.

    Something like:
    clipboard.Set_Data(parent:browse1:Plate_Issued.value)
    Any help is appreciated.
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