Data grid not showing array contents?

Trevor DeVore lists at
Fri May 20 09:08:21 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Keith Clarke <
keith.clarke at> wrote:

> I have an array called tObjectArray, containing a list of objects, in the
> form tObjectArray[1]["object"]. So, answer tObjectArray[5]["object"] returns
> the name of object number 5.
> Meanwhile, I have a data grid 'dg Object List', with a column named
> 'object', ready to display this list. However, if I 'set the dgData of group
> "dg Object List" to tObjectArray', the data grid and its 'object' column
> remain resolutely empty.
> Have I missed something fundamental here - an array level or data grid
> property, perhaps?

Assuming everything is setup as you describe then the data should be
displayed (I just did a quick test to confirm). Is there any chance you have
messages locked when etting the dgData property? If you do then it won't
work. Messages need to be unlocked.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Learning Systems

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