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Enforcing fields to be filled in [closed]

asked 2017-08-24 04:48:23 +0100

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I am creating a template with several text fields. Just to be clear I am not using Base: this are fields in Writer unconnected to any database. I would like to use a macro to validate field contents (and check certain fields have been filled in) before the document is saved or exported. I have already worked out how to connect macros to the right events. But, if my macro returns False, the action (save/e-mail/whatever) still goes ahead. Is there anyway to prevent a Save from a macro event handler?

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answered 2017-08-24 12:23:38 +0100

librebel gravatar image

Hello,

you could try if returning True works. It would signify that your handler swallows the event instead of propagating it.

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this makes no difference

IanHaywood gravatar imageIanHaywood ( 2017-09-12 06:57:29 +0100 )edit

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