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Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

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  • Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

    Simple set up. Three tables. One event with code. One table with a lookup table set in field rules. One table as a child. One table as a lookup table.
    This locks my system up to the point I have to start the task manager to get out.
    Regards

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    Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

    Sorry forget the attachment.

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    • #3
      Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

      Your zip file does not include and ADB file. But I created my own, added all your tables and sets, opened your form, did as you instructed on the form and nothing untoward happened. Seems to work as designed, though I am not sure what that is.

      For this test I used v9, build 1471-3180 on an XP Pro, SP2.

      Ray

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      • #4
        Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

        Ray;

        Sorry about that. Attached is the whole thing. What mine does is this;
        A record in the first browse that has a lookup table defined in it's field rules.
        The second table has a cancel event in it's canarrive event that fires when the field in browse 1 is empty. If I open the lookup table, click the button and the drop down box appears, then click on the second browse without selecting from the lookup table the ui_box appears and I get a lockup.

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        • #5
          Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

          James, using your earlier upload and substituting my own ADB file I see the problem you're describing. I think you should submit a bug report, but include a complete copy of your database and step by step instructions to follow.

          An easy fix for you is to abandon the CanArrive event script altogether.

          Then, prevent focus from moving away from Browse2 if the form is change or enter mode and the Name field (column) is empty. Here's the script:

          Code:
          'CanDepart event script for Browse2 object
          mode = parentform.mode_get()
          if (mode = "CHANGE" .or. mode = "ENTER") .AND. parentform:browse2:name.text = "" then
              cancel()
          end if
          This works because displaying the drop down list changes the form's mode.

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          • #6
            Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

            I also see the problem now. When I opened your form there was already an "a" in the top field in the browse, so I did not get the problem when I merely clicked on the drop down. When I deleted the value and did as instructed I got the lock up.

            Ray

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            • #7
              Re: Can anyone duplicate this lockup.

              Tom, Ray;

              Thanks for the help. I did come up with another work around. The attached was simple a throw together. The actual form was quite a bit more complex with several browses. Some linked. All requiring a specific entry order.
              I did submit a report to the bug people awhile back. Was not in the latest patch. Maybe they did not get to it or could not duplicate. Sure they will before long. (Just wish they'd put my wish list item under the tree)

              Regards

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