Data grid questions

Andre.Bisseret Andre.Bisseret at inria.fr
Tue Apr 7 12:37:22 EDT 2009


Bonjour,
You will find the docs  from Trevor DeVore at this address :

http://revolution.screenstepslive.com/spaces/revolution_tools/manuals/datagrid

As for your first question : if you have a list (lines of items  
separated by tab) in a variable (say tVar) or in a field (say fld  
"thisList")
then you can code :
set the dgText of group "data grid 1" to field "thisList"
or
set the dgText of group "data grid 1" to tVar

HTH
Best regards from Grenoble
André

Le 7 avr. 09 à 15:03, sadhu at castandcrew.com a écrit :

> Greetings!
>
> May I share something about an app being considered using the new data
> grid object? And humbly request advice?  If anyone can point me to any
> mailing list threads, on line doc, or especially code fragments or  
> sample
> stacks, that would be greatly appreciated.  I plan to study the  
> webinar
> again, it went by too fast for me the first time.
>
> For example, I saw something saying you could supply content by  
> setting
> the dgtext.  But there was no code example.  Sorry I'm such a  
> novice! How
> is that done actually? Is it:
>
> set the dgtext of xxxx  "data grid 1" to "blah blah" & tab & "blah  
> blah"
>
> What is xxx, what kind of an object is it?  How do you append more  
> text?
> What about getting contents from a file, would it be, set the dgtext  
> to
> url:file something? or put url:file into? or?  Examples really help.
>
> So anyway, this app is intended to:
>
> 1) load an Excel CSV file into a data grid
> 2) process it one line at a time with visual feedback
> 3) scroll so the line being processed doesn't disappear
> 4) the process is verification against a data base (i know how to do  
> that)
> 5) valid cells will do one thing, invalid ones another (turn red or  
> green,
> or something like that)
>
> Basically the app is finding typos and errors in manually created data
> (from an outside company) by verifying against our internal database.
> Then it will produce a report we can give them telling what has to be
> corrected. It is currently a time consuming process done manually so  
> the
> app will save time.
>
> I could do it without a data grid.  But I think a data grid visually
> showing the verification results real time will make it look very  
> slick,
> and I'd love to give it a try.
>
> I know I'm going to need some help!  Thanks in advance.
>
> Sadhu
>
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