Data Grid and per column allow editing
mfstuart at cox.net
Tue Jun 16 09:55:17 CDT 2009
I don't see the dgColumnIsEditable on the Inspector for a column, so do I
assume that this property should be set with a script, at this time?
If so, where would I do that? In the openCard script, or...?
Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2009, at 2:57 PM, mfstuart wrote:
>> Using the Data Grid control, I have 4 columns defined. Columns 1
>> through 3,
>> I don't want to allow editing, but column 4 allow editing.
>> How can I do this? Because the Allow Editing property is for the
>> Data Grid
>> itself, not per column.
> I started to put a lesson together on how to do this but once I got to
> the part about taking tabbing into account I gave up as it would be
> way too much work to implement outside the data grid. So here is an
> updated revDataGridLibrary with a new property:
> dgColumnIsEditable pColumn
> set the dgColumnIsEditable ["Col 1"] of group "DataGrid" to true
> put the dgColumnIsEditable["Col 1"] of group "DataGrid"
> I updated the data grid to take this property into account when
> deciding whether or not a cell should be open for editing. Note that
> "allow editing" will turn off all editing if set to false. So make
> sure it is true and then turn off column editing as needed for
> individual columns.
> Download this file, unzip it and place it in the ./Toolset folder of
> your Rev installation (back up existing stack first).
> I will be linking to this stack from the docs here pretty soon and at
> that point I will update the docs with new information. You can find
> the change log below.
> Trevor DeVore
> Blue Mango Learning Systems
> www.bluemangolearning.com - www.screensteps.com
> * Added RefreshIndex and RefreshLine. Calling either one will redraw
> index/line with current data.
> * Added dgColumnIsEditable property for each column. Default is true
> but if "allow editing" is false for data grid then no editing is
> * Updated default column behavior to take dgColumnIsEditable property
> into account.
> * Tabbing through editable table cells now skips columns that have
> dgColumnIsEditable property set to false.
> * Added ColumnControlOfIndex(pColumn, pIndex) which can be used for
> getting the control for a column of index pIndex.
> * Added the 'effective scrollbar width' property which always returns
> an integer (scrollbar width can be set to "auto").
> * EditCellOfIndex now scrolls grid horizontally so that pCell is in
> * Updated default column behavior to call EditCellOfIndex so that
> column would be scrolled into view horizontally if not completely
> * When CloseFieldEditor and ExitFieldEditor are sent during automatic
> saving of data they are now wrapped in try/catch blocks so errors
> don't leave the editor field dead in the water. If the data grid
> wasn't automatically saving data errors were properly caught.
> * When pressing tab key while editing cell of table with single column
> editing field closes. Previously the field would remain open and
> nothing would happen as behavior was to try and go to next cell in row
> for editing.
> * "column widths" was not looping through columns properly.
> * "column widths" now uses the last integer in the list for all
> columns without a valid value in the list.
> * Fixed a typo in the error reporting dialog that appears if an error
> happens in row template script.
> * Field editor is now deleted before redrawing data grid.
> * Adding new data to the data grid when fixed row height = true now
> reconfigures scrollbar appropriately.
> * dgDataOfLine was not refreshing the data grid view.
> * selectionChanged in editor field is now trapped so selectionChanged
> never reaches group. This avoids unexpected selectionChanged messages.
> Developer can override field editor behavior to process
> * Empty lines when setting the dgText would mess things up.
> * Fixed a default value issue when working with dgTemplateFieldEditor.
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