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  • Delete embedded browse column?

    Can it be done, from XBasic?

    Tom Lyon

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    RE: Delete embedded browse column?

    OK, so it can't be done :)

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    • #3
      RE: Delete embedded browse column?

      Can you do it manually while the script recorder is running?

      just a thought,
      -Bob

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      • #4
        RE: Delete embedded browse column?

        Why are you trying to do this?

        Signed,

        Just Curious.

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        • #5
          RE: Delete embedded browse column?

          Could you create more than one browse; one with the columns and one without. Then show or hide the selected browse(s)?

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          • #6
            RE: Delete embedded browse column?

            good thinking, Ohlen
            efs

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            • #7
              RE: Delete embedded browse column?

              Yah, can do that easy enough. Was basically just curious if it could be done via XBasic. I'm always looking for ways to get a little more efficient here and there.

              Tom S. asked why..I have one form that really should contain about 15 browses. I'm really not a great fan of tabbed objects, so i was looking to see if there was an alternative to tabbed forms and/or Ohlen's idea of multiple hidden browses. A5 does some pretty powerful things, I never want to assume anything :)

              Tom Lyon

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              • #8
                RE: Delete embedded browse column?

                Brwse>"",alltrim(var->brwse),"MainDisplay")
                where "MainDisplay" is a default browse which contains all possible provider columns.

                The beauty of the conditional browses is that they appear to have almost zero overhead associated with them and they switch instantly.

                Finian
                Finian

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                • #9
                  RE: Delete embedded browse column?

                  Hmm, sounds like the answer. I will definitely be attempting to implement.

                  Many thanks!

                  Tom Lyon

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                  • #10
                    RE: Delete embedded browse column?

                    Thank you Finian,
                    I had never noticed the conditional option on the browse before. That opens up an option to me for users who had mixed opinions about which fields and what order they wanted to see on certain browses.
                    John

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                    • #11
                      RE: Delete embedded browse column?

                      I'd still like to be able to do a lot more with browses in Xbasic. It would be great to be able to stitch a browse together dynamically and, to be able to manipulate the column headings dynamically. This would be a huge time-saver for us. But, so far, my pleas have not been looked on favorably .... !

                      Finian
                      Finian

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