clickability in a DataGrid

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Wed Jan 23 13:02:51 CST 2013


Sorry, "Craig" is what I meant to type and I can't even blame auto-correct!
Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:05 AM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:

> Who is Colin?
>
>
> Craig Newman
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 1:00 pm
> Subject: Re: clickability in a DataGrid
>
>
> Hi Colin,
> For some reason  your script now works as predicted instead of giving me a
> reference to dgalternatingrows so sorry for the confusion.
> Pete
> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 5:55 PM, <dunbarx at aol.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> >
> > There are a few ways to do this. The old fashioned way is to write in the
> > group script:
> >
> >
> > on mouseUp
> >   put the target
> > end mouseUp
> >
> >
> > You get a result that is easily deconstructed to row and column
> references.
> >
> >
> > You can also trap the "editFieldText" message, or any of the row and
> > column properties.
> >
> >
> > Craig Newman
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com>
> > To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> > Sent: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 7:44 pm
> > Subject: Re: clickability in a DataGrid
> >
> >
> > Hi Sieg,
> > I can't think of a way to detect a click in a specific cell of a
> datagrid.
> >
> > If nobody else can come up with something, a couple of alternatives would
> > be to customize your Edit and Delete columns to contain buttons and put
> > your delete/edit commands in the mouseUp handler for each button, or
> > implement a right click popup menu with delete/edit options on it and put
> > the logic in the menuPick handler for the popup.
> >
> > Would take too much space to describe how to do those things, but check
> out
> > the datagrid manual for details.
> >
> > Pete
> > lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 4:09 PM, Sieg Lindstrom <
> sl at trackandfieldnews.com
> > >wrote:
> >
> > > I've used LiveCode/RunRev for some time but an new to using DataGrids.
> > >
> > > What I'd like to do (for Mac/Windows users) is include a DataGrid
> > > configured as, say, four columns of data followed by two columns that
> are
> > > the same in each row: one that reads "Delete" and one that reads
> "Edit."
> > > I'd like to set it up so that if the user clicks on "Delete" or "Edit"
> > in a
> > > given row that then triggers handlers to either delete that row or edit
> > the
> > > data contained in the other four columns of that row of the grid.
> > >
> > > Using a standard text field with tab-delimited data in each row, I'd
> use
> > > the ClickText and the ClickLine in the field script to determine what
> the
> > > user clicked and trigger the appropriate actions. How would one achieve
> > > this in a DataGrid?
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > >
> > > Sieg Lindstrom
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