Scrolling list fields

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at
Thu Jul 7 02:37:18 EDT 2005

Hi Charles,

I saw the answer of Mark.
If you don't want the user to see the numbers, you can use a list  
like the following using tabs:

<school name> tab <school number>

Set the tab-stops of the field to put the second item out of view.
Sort your field with:

set the itemDel to tab
sort fld <field name> numeric by item 2 of each

Hope this helps.
Best Regards from Paris,

Eric Chatonet.

Le 7 juil. 05 à 03:42, CHARLES W SZASZ a écrit :

> I am a Rev newbie. Two weeks ago I posted a message about creating  
> an application that would
> calculate distance between schools using two scrolling list fields.  
> The first scrolling list field is
> from a school and the second  scrolling list field is to a school.  
> It was suggested that I use
> custom properties. It was also suggested that the schools be  
> numbered for each scrolling list
> field. For example School A would be 1, School B would be 2, etc. I  
> have 80 schools and the
> distances for each of the schools to other schools. My question is  
> how do I get the schools
> listed in numerical order or give them numbers in a scrolling list  
> field?

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