Color a graphic on a datagrid

zryip theSlug zryip.theslug at
Fri Mar 2 18:27:51 EST 2018

We have nothing helpful for accomplishing that in DGH. But having a
look to the ColumnControlOfIndex function in the datagrid API could be

We have shared a stack demonstrating the usage of this function some
years ago. I just republished it here:

The name of the stack is "dg interaction with a column control" and
the purpose was to change the background color of column 2 when one is
changing a value in column 3 by choosing a color inside a popup menu.

On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 8:54 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
<use-livecode at> wrote:
> Not sure if Datagrid Helper can do this. Conditional formatting of a datagrid may only be possible with forms, not tables.
> Bob S
>> On Mar 2, 2018, at 10:05 , Ludovic THEBAULT via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
>>> Le 2 mars 2018 à 17:24, Ludovic THEBAULT via use-livecode <use-livecode at> a écrit :
>>> Hello,
>>> I want to do something similar to
>>> but i want to « automatically » change the color of a graphic (in col 1) in a row only when there is some data in this row (in col 10). I can't get the value of my cell (col 10) to test it and modify the color of the graphic in col 1.
>>> Any ideas ?
>>> Thanks !
>> I use a workaround : put the value in a hidden field of the same column of the graphic
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