Simple Datagrid task? Hakan at
Tue Apr 27 08:20:46 EDT 2021

On the second tab in the preferences pane there is a checkbox that says ”Allow text editing”. If you have that selected you can edit the text by double-clicking a cell.

Or do you need something else?


> On 26 Apr 2021, at 21:03, William Prothero via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Folks:
> I’m wanting to use a datagrid to store data that I enter by hand.
> Seems this oughta be quite simple, but ….. messing with the docs is frustrating.
> I want to be able to click on an empty cell in a datagrid, have it open, and enter a number or text. Then I want to store the values to a file. I have no problem with using dgArray to get the data and store it, but the simple act of opening a cell so I can enter a number eludes me.
> I’m sure there must be tutorials, but I guess I’m impatient to sort through them. When I started looking around, I see there’s a problem trying to enter data into an empty cell. I need to do this. The cells with data open and let me enter values when I double click, but ……. empty ones?
> Could somebody point me to a tutorial that lets me do this simple task with a datagrid?
> Thanks,
> Bill
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