Table fields... oh boy.

Troy Rollins troy at rpsystems.net
Sat Aug 14 02:25:58 EDT 2004


On Aug 14, 2004, at 2:14 AM, Chipp Walters wrote:

> I don't use the Rev table object, but if I wanted to do what you want  
> to do using a field I'd do it like this:

What do you use? The other two options you mention? Or something else?

>
> trap the tabkey (on tabKey) in the field, then check the number of  
> tabs in the selectedLine, and execute the appropriate business logic  
> based upon where your cursor is (selectedChar function)-- either pass  
> the tabKey or move the cusor (select char 12 to 11 of me).

Yeah, thanks. I was considering something like that.

>
> OR create your own table group consisting of separate fields next to  
> each other.

;-) Yeah, was considering that too.

None of those solutions are really all that inspiring, unfortunately.  
We really need an actual data grid, with headers, etc. I can certainly  
make due for this project, but I encourage folks to jump on Bugzilla  
and add your voice to this important feature request...

<http://www.runrev.com/revolution/developers/bugdatabase/show_bug.cgi? 
id=670>

57 votes so far!
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Troy
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