table field clearing

MisterX b.xavier at internet.lu
Tue Jul 20 14:16:44 CDT 2004


Jan,

is there a doc stack regarding the tables object?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com]On Behalf Of Jan
> Schenkel
> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 20:52
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: table field clearing
> 
> 
> --- Rich Lague <laguer at ucs.orst.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > I have a table field that I want the users of my
> > application to use to 
> > make a list. If they decide they don't like their
> > list I want them to 
> > be able to start over. The problem is that I can't
> > seem to delete 
> > things from the table field and have them stay
> > deleted.
> > 
> > I put this in the message box:
> > 
> > delete line 3 of field "daTable"
> > 
> > Line 3 of the field went blank when I hit return.
> > However, when I went 
> > to type something new into line 3 of the field the
> > old contents 
> > suddenly returned when I clicked in the cell. When I
> > hit the arrow key 
> > to go to the next cell in the line, the rest of the
> > previous contents 
> > of the line reappeared.
> > 
> > How can I clear this field so I can put a new text
> > file in it, (with 
> > just column headers?)
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Rich Lague
> > 
> 
> Hi Rich,
> 
> This is due to the inner workings of the table field
> implementation. To make sure everything is cleaned up,
> use the (undocumented) revEmptyTable command :
> --
> on mouseUp
>   put the long name of field "MyTable" into tFieldRef
>   revEmptyTable tFieldRef
> end mouseUp
> --
> 
> Hope this helped,
> 
> Jan Schenkel.
> 
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> same time."  (La Rochefoucauld)
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