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Libreoffice Base - Display Form based on Group Box Option selected

asked 2016-05-22 20:56:39 +0200

hmadhi gravatar image

I have a form that contains Patient Details. I would now like to implement an Group Box so that the user can choose "Cash" or "Medical Aid". The relevant Subform must be displayed depending on what is chosen. Any ideas on how to implement this in Libreoffice Base. I am using LibreOffice version 5.1.3

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answered 2016-05-23 00:02:41 +0200

Ratslinger gravatar image

You cannot hide/reveal subforms. You can use macros to open different forms using a group box or buttons. Again using macros, you can make controls visible or not.

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Thanks for the feedback. Found the a sample application viz formularze_zakladki_v2 .odb at the following link http://ooo-forums.apache.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?t=33280&p=152727. The only problem is that it is in a foreign language. Looking to do something similar if someone can maybe decipher the code.

hmadhi gravatar imagehmadhi ( 2016-05-24 09:09:58 +0200 )edit

After a quick look, this is exactly what I mentioned - Making controls visible or not. The code is utilizing the group box and cycling through each control in that group to make it visible or not. The only foreign language within are for data names. The actual code is English and needs no translation.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2016-05-24 15:30:09 +0200 )edit

There are only a few names to translate (from Polish) - przelacz = Switching, oZdarz = oEvent, oPrzyc = oButton, and ukryj_wszystko = hide_all.

Ratslinger gravatar imageRatslinger ( 2016-05-24 18:22:01 +0200 )edit

Cool thanks @Ratslinger

hmadhi gravatar imagehmadhi ( 2016-05-31 16:14:38 +0200 )edit
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