Omnis Studio

Phil (OmnisList) phil at pgpotter.co.uk
Tue Sep 1 12:41:45 EDT 2020


I note that the text be hidden by another field if its too close, but 
the border is still red.

regards
Phil Potter
Based in Chester in the UK.

On 01/09/2020 17:39, Phil (OmnisList) via omnisdev-en wrote:
> Hi,
>
> ah ha, remote form, entry field, yes, in runtime you can set $errortext.
>
> Did the most basic of tests, button control with click event, setting 
> en entry field errrotext, and yes its red...
> On evClick
>   Calculate $cinst.$objs.tentry.$errortext as 'Test'
>
> regards
> Phil Potter
> Based in Chester in the UK.
>
> On 01/09/2020 16:33, Martin Obongita via omnisdev-en wrote:
>>   Dear Phil,
>> I have a remote form with a superclass for the class.In the main form 
>> I have some entry fields.In the superclass remote form I have an 
>> update button
>>
>> I wanted to capture any empty entries and highlight the field in red 
>> when the update button is clicked on.
>>   Do $cinst.$objs.securityCode.$forecolor.$assign(kRed)
>> This line does not change the colour of the field. (animation style).
>> Regards,Martin.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>      On Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 6:20:24 PM GMT+3, Phil 
>> (OmnisList) via omnisdev-en <omnisdev-en at lists.omnis-dev.com> wrote:
>>     Hey Martin,
>>
>> Just to point out your code snippet is not really showing enough
>> information for anyone to help you...
>>
>> what is $cinst? is it a window with some object on it?
>>
>> If so, not sure I know an object with a property of $errortext.
>> and setting the text would not set the colour anyway.
>>
>> if you have a text field, and set the text, then it will get set to 
>> that.
>>
>> Do $cinst.$objs.securityCode.$text.$assign('Missing security code')
>>
>> then you might additionally need to set the colour?
>>
>> Do $cinst.$objs.securityCode.$forecolor.$assign(kRed)
>>
>> for example...
>>
>> This is similar to the notation in O7.
>>
>>
>> I will just point out, I don't know the sample lib you are using...
>>
>> regards
>> Phil Potter
>> Based in Chester in the UK.
>>
>> On 01/09/2020 15:35, Martin Obongita via omnisdev-en wrote:
>>>    Dear Jeff Gibson,
>>> I want to change the colour of an entry field object using the the 
>>> command line below:
>>>
>>>
>>> Do $cinst.$objs.securityCode.$errortext.$assign('Missing security 
>>> code')
>>> For some reason, this method is not changing the colour when executed.
>>>
>>> I'm using errorhandler sample library as an example.
>>>
>>> Kind regards,Martin Obongita
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>        On Monday, August 31, 2020, 8:12:12 PM GMT+3, Jeff Gibson 
>>> <jgibson at interceptsolutions.com> wrote:
>>>       Martin,
>>>
>>> Welcome to the group!
>>>
>>> I don't think you'll find a hard copy of it.  I'm the same way though.
>>> Always like a good hard copy manual to use because it's just easier to
>>> navigate.
>>>
>>> Obviously Omnis just generates PDF copies of the manuals now. 
>>> However, you
>>> could use a service like this.  I don't think Omnis would have any 
>>> kind of
>>> issue with you printing copies for yourself.  If this is wrong, 
>>> somebody
>>> please let me know.
>>>
>>> https://www.book1one.com/BindingStyles/Hard-Cover
>>>
>>> I'm sure there are other companies that may even do a paper back even
>>> cheaper.
>>>
>>> What development language are you moving from?
>>>
>>> Jeff Gibson
>>> Oversite Online
>>> Nashville, TN
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: omnisdev-en [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at lists.omnis-dev.com] 
>>> On Behalf
>>> Of Martin Obongita via omnisdev-en
>>> Sent: Monday, August 31, 2020 4:04 AM
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>>> Cc: Martin Obongita <martin.obongita at yahoo.com>
>>> Subject: Omnis Studio
>>>
>>> Dear All,
>>> Sorry to interrupt your conversation.
>>>
>>> I am fairly new to Omnis Studio.I have enrolled for online 
>>> training.I am
>>> also reading the online documentation.The challenge I have is 
>>> reading these
>>> manuals online on the computer screen.
>>> I love to to take notes on a hard copy document as I study through.I 
>>> have
>>> inquired from Omnis UK sales for these printed and bound manuals. 
>>> They say
>>> they don't have.
>>> Therefore I am looking for hard copy manuals of Omnis Programming 
>>> and Web
>>> and Mobile App Development old version. Preferably starting from 
>>> version
>>> 8.If anyone is willing to give up his old copy, please send me a 
>>> quotation.
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>> Martin Obongita.
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