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Posted on 1998-06-29
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Assuming that the first column has "+" sign and when you click on the "+" sign,the grid should expand and the sign should cahnge to "-" sign. which control should i use to get the above functionality? any suggestions or any web sites where i can find such control??
thanks in advance,
vmano
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TreeView (it comes with VB)
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By the way, there are great examples of how to use this control in the help file.
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ClifABB,
Let me give more details of what i am looking for.Suppose you have a task - "Get Beer". so the grid will intially look like
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Task  Done         Subject     Current Owner   Comments
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01     NO    +     Get Beer    clifABB         ..........

When you clik on the "+" sign, it should list all the activities
that took place to complete the task.now, the grid should look like

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Task  Done         Subject           Current Owner   Comments
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01     NO    -     Get Beer          clifABB         ..........
                    ..Assigned to    vmano           ...........

i tried to explain with a very small example. hope you can visualise what i am trying to say.if you still can't get the complete picture, please post a comment and i will answer that.
vmano.
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OK, I understand a bit better.

VideoSoft has a control called VSFlex 3.0.  It is a grid bu has outline features as you describe.  There id a demo in the help file which describes how to set the properties to get the outline grid you're looking for.

Videosoft is located at:
  http://www.videosoft.com
and you can download a free demo from their site.
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Another control that you might want to look into is the Janus GridEX control:

http://www.janus.com (I think...)

Nice control with nifty features.  Just does DAO and ADO for bound mode, though (try ProtoView DataTable for other bound modes).
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