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  • New Supercontrols Calendar.

    I am wanting to make use of the new V7 Supercontrols Calendar.
    I have a table with a Date type field, I have made a new Form for the table and then added a Supercontrols Calendar.
    I then went to the Calendar settings and set the "Bind To" setting to my date field.
    When I View the form, the Calendar looks and works fine, but I was rather expecting that when I clicked on different dates. that the form record would also synchronize and change to the same date, it does not, it stays on the same record.
    There are no Actions on the rightclick menu for the object, so I guess that I have to put some xbasic code onto the Events Tab for the Calendar.
    Also, I would like to calendar to go to todays date when I open the form.
    Some help getting me started with the required xbasic code would be greatly appreciated.

  • #2
    Re: New Supercontrols Calendar.


    I don't have v9 and thus have no clue as to the calendar supercontrol functionality but from a general procedure standpoint, a control of any type bound to a table field will display and possibly aid editing of the current value in the field for the current record being displayed. It is not a navigational tool.

    If you want to bind the supercontrol to a date variable created for the purpose on the form, and this is possible, then you could react to the onchange event of the form variable field object and move off the current record to some desired record via xbasic. By setting/resetting a default value for the variable you should be able to have the control display the desired date.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: New Supercontrols Calendar.

      of course, you are absolutely correct, the Calender control is not intended for the purpose of navigating.
      As the control does not have rightclick actions listed in design mode, I will try using the onchange form event, as you suggested..
      This is such a nice looking control, completely customizable etc... that it would be very attractive as a navigation control.
      Many thanx...


      • #4
        Re: New Supercontrols Calendar.

        Originally posted by David Priest View Post
        of course, you are absolutely correct, the Calender control is not intended for the purpose of navigating.
        As the control does not have rightclick actions listed in design mode, I will try using the onchange form event, as you suggested..
        This is such a nice looking control, completely customizable etc... that it would be very attractive as a navigation control.
        Many thanx...

        Gary Smith developed a calendar control that does exactly what you want. It is available for purchase. See attached


        • #5
          Re: New Supercontrols Calendar.

          Hi David,

          I did post some time ago, the Supercontrol Calendar that had a browse attached to it.

          So when a date was selected the browse was refreshed with records to match.

          Is this what you wanted?
          Keith Hubert
          Alpha Guild Member
          KHDB Management Systems
          Skype = keith.hubert

          For your day-to-day Needs, you Need an Alpha Database!


          • #6
            Re: New Supercontrols Calendar.

            WoW thanx for the replies....
            1) John, so where do I buy this from?
            2) Keith, please tell me more, is it for sale? Where can I download it?