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  • Multiple Selection In An Xdialog Keylist_build

    Hi Guys,
    I need help modifying the code shown below so that I can make multiple selections in the xdialog box when the records in the table is displayed.
    The code is from the Learning Xdialog lesson 10 created/updated by Selwyn.
    The Client table where the record is coming from is part of Alpha sport.
    I made some minor changes to the codes to suite my needs but I am having difficulty to modify the codes so that I can make multiple selections from the displayed table records. Please help. Thanks.

    DIM SHOWREC as C
    DIM SHOWREC_rl_def as C

    SHOWREC_rl_def = "kl=clients {keylist_build('h=.05,1:25[Name],2:25[Phone],3:25[City]',customer_id,alltrim(firstname)+' '+lastname, phone, city)}"
    dim flagOK as l
    flagOK = .f.
    ui_dlg_box("Print Mail Label",<<%dlg%
    Preview mail labels for which customer?;
    {font=Arial,10}
    {frame=1,1}
    {region}
    [%@SHOWREC_rl_def%.93,40SHOWREC];
    {endregion};
    {lf};
    <Preview!ok> <Cancel>
    %dlg%,<<%code%
    if a_dlg_button = "ok" then
    flagOK = .t.
    end if
    %code%)


    if flagOK = .t. then
    filter_expression = "customer_id = '"+key+"'"
    label.Preview("mail_labels",filter_expression)
    end if
    Rawlings

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    Re: Multiple Selection In An Xdialog Keylist_build

    Rawlings,
    Check out the xdialog genie---have it build a check box list box for you and check out the code behind it--help file can extend the knowledge regarding how it is put together. You can also specify how you wish to populate the box--looks like via an expression in your case.

    Simply out of time really right now--would have to basically learn as I went and showed you how I would do so...

    Good luck

    And if you do get stuck or are still stuck later, either I or someone even more proficient should be along to give more specific help....just getting too late here now.
    Mike
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    It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
    Henry David Thoreau
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    • #3
      Re: Multiple Selection In An Xdialog Keylist_build

      I don't know that there is the ability to convert a keylistbuild into a multi select. The directive for multiselect is %m%, but I don't and couldn't figure out how to add this to the key list dialog. I'm just a newbe at xdialog but was able to come up with this that might give you the multiselect capabilities in conjunction with a keylist build list box. This was written to work within Alphasport. I have no clue about the "destroy" error upon leaving the label preview.

      Code:
      dim vcycle as N=1
      DIM SHARED vcid as C=""
      DIM SHARED varC_result as C
      dim vcustid_chosen as C=""
      dim vselected as C = ""
      dim vfn as C
      dim vln as C
      dim flagOK as l 
      DIM vcid_rl_def as C 
      vcid_rl_def = "kl=customer,{keylist_build(\"H=.05,1:25[Customer_Id],2:25[Firstname],3:25[Lastname]\",''+Customer_id,left(''+Customer_id,25),left(''+Firstname,25),left(''+Lastname,25))}{}"
      varC_result = ui_dlg_box("Labels",<<%dlg%
      {background=#135,185,155}
      {font=Arial,12,b}
      {region}
      Customers:                                           Selected Customers:
      {endregion};
      {region}{font=Arial,10}
      [%@vcid_rl_def%.40,30vcid!newd_*] | [.40,30vselected^#vselected];
      {endregion};
      {line=1,0};
      {region}
      <*15OK> <15CANCEL>
      {endregion};
      %dlg%,<<%code%
      	IF left( a_dlg_button, 5 ) = "newd_"
      	 IF a_dlg_button = "newd_change"
      	 	if vcycle=1
      	 		vselected = ""
      			vcustid_chosen=""
      			vcycle=vcycle+1	
      		else
      			' assure the chosen customer has an invoice
      			if exist(vcid,"invoice_header","Customer_I")
      				' check to see if this has already been chosen 
      				if is_one_of(vcid,vcustid_chosen)=.F.
      					vfn = alltrim(lookup("customer","customer_id="+quote(vcid),"firstname"))
      					vln = alltrim(lookup("customer","customer_id="+quote(vcid),"lastname"))
      					vselected= vselected+vfn+" "+vln+crlf()
      		 			vcustid_chosen = vcustid_chosen+alltrim(vcid)+crlf()
      		 		end if
      		 	else
      		 		msgbox("Notice","No invoice exists for this customer")
      		 	end if
      		end if
      	 END IF
      	 a_dlg_button = ""
      	END IF
      	
      	if a_dlg_button = "ok" then
      		flagOK = .t.
      	else if a_dlg_button = "cancel"
      		end 
      	end if
      	%code%)
      
      
      if flagOK = .t. then
      	msgbox("Seleced customer id's",vcustid_chosen)
      	dim vfilter as C = ""
      	dim vLenum as N
      	dim vIW as C
      	vLenum = w_count(vcustid_chosen,crlf())
      
      	vfilter = "customer_id="+chr(92)+chr(34)+word(vcustid_chosen,1,crlf())+chr(92)+chr(34)
      
      	for i = 2 to vLenum
      		vIW = alltrim(word(vcustid_chosen,i,crlf()))
      		vfilter= vfilter +" .or. customer_id="+chr(92)+chr(34)+vIW+chr(92)+chr(34)
      	next
      	vfilter = chr(34)+vfilter+chr(34)
      	label.Preview("invoice billing labels",eval(vfilter))
      end if
      Mike W
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