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  • Assigning value from a calculation to radio button

    I have a problem, which is that i have already got a form with radio buttons on it. Some of these are used, so you can select a button and a value is already assigned to it in the Properties, Choices, Value section. That all works ok, now my problem is that i want similar radio buttons, but instead of the user clicking on the appropriate button to select that value, i want it to be calculated and then the appropriate radio button should be selected. So i have two dates(from my table) and i can find the difference in years, from that it should select the category it falls in, without the user selecting it himself.

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    RE: Assigning value from a calculation to radio bu

    Do you want Alpha5 to actually select the radio button and press it just as the user would? Or do you want to just highlight the selection for the operator? A little more info on what you want to accomplish would be helpful.

    If you want just want the selection highlighted to alert the operator, you could use text objects and highlight the selected one using the object properties and and if expressions.


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      RE: Assigning value from a calculation to radio bu

      Its ok i have solved the problem. I was meant to write that the problem is that i had radio buttons on a form. Which i don't want the user to click on because they are made Read Only. But i want the result to be calculated, ie the button to be pressed, by entering two dates. From those dates it should select the appropriate button and highlight it. Now i had the code to work out the date difference and assign the value to the field in the table. So table gets updated, but the form on the screen would not until i exit and go back in. Hence it was on the OnInit part. So it would go through the whole table and update each record. Not that works when you go in, but not when you change the date on the form and move to the next record. So i added an extra button in to save the current record, but also add the changes to the table, and resynch the form.
      Sorry if i have confused you more because i can't explain things properly.