Saving the name of option button in a Save File

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Thu Sep 1 20:41:31 CDT 2011


Sorry, just noticed you were looking for checkbox not combobox, which is
defined by the style property, just the option menus are where you need to
check the menumode.
Pete
Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>




On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Charles Szasz <cszasz at mac.com> wrote:

> I am using the following script to save fields, checkbox and option
> buttons. Saving the content of fields works but I have been unsuccessful in
> saving the names of the option buttons, which are school names.
>
> FUNCTION gatherData pCard
>   lock screen
>   lock messages
>   push card
>   go to card pCard
>
>   put empty into tData
>   REPEAT WITH f = 1 to the number of fields
>      put field f into fData
>      replace ":" WITH "!" in fData
>      put the short name of field f & ":" & fData & cr after tData
>      --   END IF
>   END repeat
>
>   REPEAT WITH b = 1 to the number of buttons
>      IF the style of button b = "checkbox" OR the style of button b =
> "option"
>      THEN
>         put the short name of button b & ":" & the hilite of button b & cr
> after tData
>      END IF
>   END repeat
>
>   pop card
>   return tData
> END gatherData
>
>
> Charles Szasz
> cszasz at mac.com
>
>
>
>
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