Saving the name of option button in a Save File

Peter M. Brigham, MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Thu Sep 1 21:16:53 CDT 2011


From the user guide:

"For menus that retain a state (such as option menus and combo boxes), the button's label property holds the text of the currently chosen menu item."

For combo boxes, try getting the label of the button.

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig


On Sep 1, 2011, at 8:53 PM, Charles Szasz 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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