greyed lockText box for table in group?

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 01:46:47 CET 2015


wait, I mean you can still use it as if its a table field, but its strange
to use it that way.  You have to change a bunch of things to get it back to
being a regular field. (I think its possible to do that, but i've never
tried, seeing no purpose)

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Since its a table field, the dontlock and don'twrap are that way on
> purpose. To edit a cell in a simple table,  click, and it'll pop up an edit
> field. Its supposed to be that way. There are a bunch of settings required
> to get it to behave this way, if you want to change how this works, go to
> the table pane and take the check out of "basic table object" viola' those
> are ungreyed, At this point you can use it as a regular old field, but its
> a bit strange to use it that way.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I have a table in a group that may "summoned" to assist the user.  The
>> group is normally hidden, and has its backroundBehavior set.
>>
>> When made visible, the fields may be typed into.
>>
>> The regular fields all work, but this simple table is locked.
>>
>> And when I go to the property inspector, the lockText button is both
>> checked and greyed.
>>
>> The group has no locktext set, and the other fields can all be used.
>>
>> dontWrap is also locked & greyed.
>>
>> Focusable, focusborder, visible, showhilite, and showborder are all set.
>>
>> basic table and cell editing are set, cell formatting is not.
>>
>> I don't understand what can be happening here:  as I understand things,
>> only the group  properties should be inherited, and they should be capable
>> of being overridden.
>>
>> What else can cause this behavior?
>>
>> (the group is placed on several cards, but not with sharedText, and is not
>> part of another group.)
>> --
>> Dr. Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
>> (702) 508-8462
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