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Set a form boolean field to TRUE

asked 2017-07-19 16:30:29 +0200

David_Ssc gravatar image

I have a Base form field "ValidDL" referring to a boolean field in my table. How do I set that value with a macro?

    Me.getByName("ValidDL").text = TRUE

"Me" is the form object. What should I replace "text" with? Thanks, David

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answered 2017-07-19 17:23:44 +0200

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Hello @David_Ssc,

If your field "ValidDL" is actually a Checkbox control in your form, then you could write:

Me.getByName("ValidDL").State = 1
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Never thought to use an integer value to set a boolean field! Thank you. Apparently, you do not need to .commit() the change after it is set in this way.

David_Ssc gravatar imageDavid_Ssc ( 2017-07-19 17:51:55 +0200 )edit

well, Checkboxes can have an intermediate state, hence the need for a short instead of a boolean. I think it still needs commiting, since only the state of the control was changed, not the bound field.

librebel gravatar imagelibrebel ( 2017-07-19 17:59:07 +0200 )edit
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