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  • dynamic button image

    Is the button image able to be changed with xbasic code. I don't see the button image as a property using Object Explorer and can't find what I need searching the message board.
    Mike W
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    "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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    Re: dynamic button image

    In the object explorer look in - Default-Hbitmap

    But for those properties to appear you first have to assign an image manually.

    I think there are functions to add properties programmatically but that will take a bit more hunting.
    Last edited by Tim Kiebert; 08-02-2016, 07:02 PM.
    Tim Kiebert
    Eagle Creek Citrus
    A complex system that does not work is invariably found to have evolved from a simpler system that worked just fine.

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    • #3
      Re: dynamic button image

      I do this on a button I use to toggle edit mode. I change the bitmap and the text on the button. If you are interested, I will post the script tomorrow - on my iPad at the moment...
      Robin

      Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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      • #4
        Re: dynamic button image

        I found a workaround.
        I have a browse to a child table that holds up to 26 records. The embedded browse is only big enough on the form to show 13 lines (records). For the user to see the "bottom" 13 records they had to scroll.

        So I created a hotspot, and I then overlayed two bitmap images, one of arrows up and one arrows down.
        I made a form session variable "child_show" and on the form Init and the OnFetch events I made the "child_see" value="down" and made the down arrows bitmap image show and the up arrow bitmap image hide.

        On the hotspot code, I wrote if the variable "child_show" = "down", fetch the last browse records, change the "child_show" variable value to "up", and show the up arrow image and hide the down arrow bitmap image. And if the "child_show" = "up", fetch the first browse records, change the "child_show" variable value to "down", and show the down arrow image and hide the up arrow bitmap image.

        Works great.
        Mike W
        __________________________
        "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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        • #5
          Re: dynamic button image

          Why workaround when you can just work:



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