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  • Wait_until


    I want to check a form (or Non-A5 Windows) is opened or not with Wait_until().

    I have attached the code.
    ' a form or Non-A5 window is already opened and It is an xdialog.
    vlayout = "sample form"
    vResult = .f.
    vflag = file_is_open(vlayout)
    ' or   vflag = is_object(vlayout)
    If vFlag = .t.    'The FILE_IS_OPEN() function returns .T. (TRUE) if a file is open.   but I could not get " .t. " statement when it is opened.
        vCheck ="Opened"
    end if
    [COLOR=#ff0000][SIZE=4]vResult = wait_until(vCheck ="closed",1,2)  [/SIZE][/COLOR][COLOR=#0000ff][SIZE=4]'Does wait_until should runs again after 2 second later?[/SIZE][/COLOR][COLOR=#ff0000][SIZE=4][/SIZE][/COLOR]
    If vResult = .t. then        
         msgbox("still opened ")
        msgbox("closed ", "after closed, open another form or xdialog ")
    end if
    Does wait_until should runs again after 2 second later until the condition, vCheck="closed" , is .t. statement ?
    Last edited by johnkoh; 09-24-2014, 07:52 PM. Reason: not completed

  • #2
    Re: Wait_util

    If vResult = .F. then        
         msgbox("still opened ")
        msgbox("closed ", "after closed, open another form or xdialog ")
    end if
    When the time elapses the next line will execute but vResult will reflect the status of the wait condition at the time of release

    end if


    • #3
      Re: Wait_until

      Hi Ray,

      vResult will reflect the status of the wait condition at the time of release
      Then How would you write for checking the form is opened or not until closed it?


      • #4
        Re: Wait_until

        Are you trying to pause a script until an xdialog is closed or are you trying to trigger some code when the xdialog is closed?
        There can be only one.


        • #5
          Re: Wait_until

          Hi Stan,

          are you trying to trigger some code when the xdialog is closed?
          Yes, This is what I want to do.


          • #6
            Re: Wait_until

            Why not just code the xdialog?

            Name: [.20name];
            if a_dlg_button = "close" then
            end if
            There can be only one.


            • #7
              Re: Wait_until

              On the matter of using wait_until
              You just had the logic wrong way


              • #8
                Re: Wait_until


                I have few different case to apply this action (checking opened or closed a Form).

                case 1: Started from xdialog -> Display the records with pdf -> after work with a PDF and closed this pdf window -> **When PDF window is closed then Trigger other action, example -- open an xdialog, ask printed it good or not -> Re-Open the PDf window again or store the Print result to table **

                case 2: Started from xDialog(*it is not Modeless dlg) -> Open A5-Forms but I have the problems at here,

                (1) not able to activate a A5-Form without close an xDialog The Ui_dlg_Hide() did not hide the xDialog
                (2) If I closed an xDialog, How do I open again an xDialog after closed A5-Form?
                (2-a) What If My A5-Form's Close Button is included the open an xDialog and another A5-Form actions, How do I know the condition that it was opened by an xdialog or other form?

                On case 2, I think the solution is that I have to change to Modeless - xDialg from standard xDialog. I have not tried it yet and am still working with case 1.

                Thank you


                • #9
                  Re: Wait_until


                  I choose Wait_Until() because, from Help
                  Alpha Five checks the Logical_Expression every Every_N_Seconds.