DataWindow This, DataWindow That...
Blah blah blah
You've heard it enough that you don't even want to comment on how many
....but it can't be enough anymore...can it?
This from one of our colleagues
(and yes my apologies for taking it out of context)...
"...PB covers all you need to do that in ONE Tool. This
includes Windowprogramming ( meaning the interface to the user:
Windows, Sheets, diallougeboxes, etc.), Database operability AND
Reporting! Well, I see als well as many other PB users that some of
the implementations and features PB offers are improvable. But thi...datawindow expressions using datacolumns from other datawindows
Is there a possibility to access datacolumns from other datawindows from a
In fact, I have two datawindows which have a master/detail-relation. For
example I want to set a columns visible or protect property in the detail dw
depending on the datavalue of a column in the master dw.
There is no direct way. You could, however, write a couple global
functions... one to set a value, one to get a value (then call these from a
computed field in the DW)... but you're probably better off doing this in a
...DataWindows Expressions for contraints on grid datawindows...
This may seem like an unholy thing to do to a datawindow, but I ran
into a place where it was appropriate. First, I decided that I wanted to
use Don Roof's dropdownfilter service for datawindows, which is
triggered by clicking on a small bitmap icon which is supposed to be
positioned next to the column heading. This is fine for the tabular
style that Don's samples used. However, I wanted to use a grid-style
datawindow to allow my users to resize columns while the application is
running. Unfortunately, the datawindow tries to resize the bitmap when
the column is resized, makin...How to share the datawindow to inner datawindow of nested datawindow
How to share the datawindow to inner datawindow of nested datawindow.
dw_1 is normal datawindow dw_nes is nested datawindow, both are placed
dw_nes contain dw_child datawindow
i want to share dw_1 and dw_child.
I have tried the below code, getting error
It's the dot notation. You will need to dw_nes.GetChild("dw_child", ldwc)
where ldwc is a _local_ datawindowchild.
<email@example.com> wrote in message
news:firstname.lastname@example.org...HTML Datawindow Update() with modified DropDown Datawindow
Is it possible to modify the contents of a Drop Down Datawindow on a HTML
Datawindow and for this to be accepted by the generated Update statement?
By Default the Drop Down Datawindow converts to a Non-editable <SELECT>
field on the HTML page. But I want to be able to add a new option into the
list, just as you can in an Editiable DDLB in PB.
the new option in, this works fine and the new option appears in the HTML
<SELECT> control. But when I submit the Update() this ignores my new
addition and ...DataWindow Within DataWindow
How Can I access/modify object/control from a Datawindow within Datawindow.
When i access/modify object/control from a Datawindow i used
dw_1.modify("name.text = 'new val'") but within another datawindow or child
datawindow it doesnt work.
Your description is difficult to understand due to the terminology. First,
a datawindow is assigned to a control - either a datawindow control or a
datastore. Second, the Modify function can only be called within a script.
With that as a basis, can you rephrase the question and describe more
precisely what you want to do? ...Datawindows with child datawindows
I want to create a datawindow whose only data is three columns that will
themselves be drop-down data windows. These child datawindows will be
populated in PB script with dw_1.GetChild(). When I create that parent
datawindow (New | Datawindow | Freeform), what do I choose in the next
dialog box ("Which datasource would you like to use?") External?
That depends on how you want to populate and use the columns of the main DW.
The DDDW is an edit style that assists the user in selecting a value for the
column in the main DW. If you want to retrieve the values ...DataWindows and datawindow objects
Difference between Datawindow and datawindowobjects?
- datawindow is a control on a userobject or a window
- datawindowobject (DWObject) is a control within a datawindow, defined in
the dataobject of the datawindow.
You refer to it as <datawindow-instance>.Object.<datawindow object>
<Santhoshi> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Difference between Datawindow and datawindowobjects?
DW Control is a "container" that reserves real-estate on the surface of
a visual object.
Add direct setting and getting capability for the datawindow where clause.
This would have to be a string array in case of unions.
Return ONLY the where clause(s) in the main select (in case of sub-selects,
ignore the where clause or somehow list it as a subselect in the where or a
subselect in the select).
It would be great if I could just get and set this as a value and have the
datawindow automatically change (or add) the where clause as specified.
This is for setting the where clause dynamically at run time. Currently
have to parse through the datawindow.table.select looking f...modifiyin a datawindow in a datawindow
When I want to modify a datawindow, then it's just
But what do I have to do when I want to modify a datawindow
in a datwindow ?
I tried : dw1.dw2.modify() but that doesn't work.
Anyone can help me out with this ?
get the dw via getchild & apply modify
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, David says...
> When I want to modify a datawindow, then it's just
> But what do I have to do when I want to modify a datawindow
> in a datwindow ?
> I tried : dw...Can DataWindow.Data.HTMLTable handle DataWindow expressions ?
I have a couple of DWs that I am saving as HTML. I use
'DataWindow.Data.HTMLTable' to get the html (I've also tried data.html). I
prifix this with the StyleSheet in order to get the layout correct i.e.
bold, colours etc..
One DW is very simple and works no problem. The other (external) DW is very
complicated and has loads of columns. Depending on various column data
values, all the columns have expressions to control things like x and
coords, height, width, visibility etc.. When I get the HTML the layout is
not correct. Some column are not displayed when the...Use DataWindow Object Properties in DataWindow Object Expression
Can I make use of the properties of objects in the expression?
For example, can I set an expression in COLUMN_A's color property which
reference the color property of COLUMN_B. I don't know how to access
properties in expressions. Can anyone help me? Thanks.
You can use the Describe() function.
Alex wrote in message <362D543F.F34B5F33@hotmail.com>...
> Can I make use of the properties of objects in the expression?
>For example, can I set an expression in COLUMN_A's color property which
>reference the color property of...datawindows in composite datawindow used in datawindow.NET, are not sliding up
Problem: datawindows in composite datawindow used in "datawindow.NET", are
not sliding up ,
if one dw is not visible or did not retrieve data. Resulting in unwanted
The height of blank white space is equal to the height of the datawindow art
datawindow with height 0.00in
which is supposed to be not visible. Tried different options with
html/xhtml/xml same result.
But slides up ok when exported to pdf(using saveas) on web and in PB10.5
Also s...Anything Like GetColumn() datawindow method in DataWindow expression function
I'm Using PB703 Build 10213
I'd like to know if there is any DataWindow expression function that could
give me the current Column on the DataWindow! Sthg like GetColumn() method
I've got a tabular datawindow, where I want to change the Border of a column
when it is the current column (Just for the current row, too)! Is there any
other way to do It?
Check your event arguments for "DWO". That is a pointer to the current
To check the name for example:
ls_var = DWO.name
Hope that helps.
regards ... Chris