(data grid) is there a good workaround for obtaining other column values in FillInData for a Data Grid Table?

Josh Mellicker josh at dvcreators.net
Wed Aug 18 19:48:06 EDT 2010


On Aug 18, 2010, at 6:21 AM, Trevor DeVore wrote:

> On Aug 17, 2010, at 10:52 PM, Mike Bonner wrote:
> 
>> If you set a custom behavior for the column you want the sum in, and
>> where it has the section for filling data, put
>> 
>>  put the dgDataOfIndex[ the dgIndex of me] of the dgControl of me
>> into theDataA
>>  set the text of field 1 of me to (theDataA["Col 2"] + theDataA["Col 3"])
>> 
>> Should work fine. Not positive this is the best method, but seems to
>> work dandy fine with small datasets.  Haven't tried it with big ugly
>> datasets.
> 
> If you didn't want to fetch all of the data for the entire row you could use GetDataOfIndex. GetDataOfIndex only retrieves the value of a specific column.
> 
> put the dgIndex of me into theIndex
> set the text of field 1 of me to (GetDataOfIndex(theIndex, "Col 2") + GetDataOfIndex(theIndex, "Col 3"))


And this code goes into FillInData in the table's behavior, right?


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