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  • Count records found after search by form

    How can I display the number of records found in the status bar.

    In other words is it possible to display after records are found, (assuming 10 records were found) using the "find by form", show a count result as we go through like 2 of 10 or 1 of 10 as we move using the button "next record" or "prior record"?

  • #2
    Re: Count records found after search by form

    Add the table in my attachment to your/a database and look at the form calculated fields.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Count records found after search by form

      Very nice sample of record count.

      recno = table.current().logicalrecord_get()
      recs = a5_get_records_in_query("emp",current_filter.value)

      I have submitted a sample of your form.
      Actually I was looking to add the number of records found after the "find by form".
      case: In that Db there are 3 d* last names
      so if you press find by form and type d* at the last name and press "run find", you will get 3 records.
      I would like to see that middle calculation. like 1 of 3, 2 of 3... as we press "next" or "prior record" button in addition to 1 of 10 or 9 of 10 or 10 of 10 indicating the position. .

      Please see the attached.
      Is it possible?


      • #4
        Re: Count records found after search by form


        Actually you should use Query by Form. Find by Form does not limit the display of records to just the lastnames beginning with D, for example. find by form just takes you to the first matching record.

        Find by Form

        The Find by Form dialog box is available on forms only, and lets you type search criteria directly into the same form you are viewing. Find by Form does not filter out records that do not meet your search criteria, or put records in order. It simply displays the next or previous matching record.
        Last edited by Stan Mathews; 11-17-2010, 09:36 AM.
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Count records found after search by form

          You have accomplished my request and gave me the opportunity to learn about the record manipulation.
          Thank you.


          • #6
            Re: Count records found after search by form

            Glad you like it.

            You can change this line as indicated to make it a bit more generic.

            recs = a5_get_records_in_query([COLOR="Red"]table.current().name_get()[/COLOR],current_filter.value)
            and you can add another calculated field to replace the display of the parts

            rec_string = "Viewing record "+calc->recno+" of "+calc->recs+" out of a total of "+calc->ttlrecs
            And you can hide the current_filter system variable on the form.
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: Count records found after search by form

              I was just starting to do just that.