Use MenuPick properly

Klaus major-k klaus at major-k.de
Sat Feb 7 16:42:22 CET 2015


Hi Pascal,

> Am 07.02.2015 um 16:18 schrieb Pascal Lehner <tate83 at gmail.com>:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I use menuPick to have a button with a drop down menu. The menu items are
> loaded from a database and the users selection needs to be stored back
> there too.
> 
> the dropdown list looks as following (id, name)
> 1, full
> 2, half full
> 3, empty
> 
> I save the users selection in two fields on the card
> item 1 in a hidden field ( to be stored in the database record)
> item 2 is displayed in another field
> 
> obviously, the dropdown list does not look very nice like this. Even more
> so when I look at a real-world example with several words for "name"
> 
> Can you think of a way to display only the "name" in the dropdown list, but
> still save the id in the hidden field?

1. fill your menu with only the names.
2. later only save -> the menuhistory
and not the "menupicked" item :-)
Know what I mean?

The menuhistory will give you the LINE NUMBER of the selected menu item.
Will of course only work with sequetially numberd items. 8-)

> Thanks,
> Pascal

Best

Klaus

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