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hiya its BOLOX again for another quickie?

Posted on 2002-05-17
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hmmm, that sounded rude, oh well here is the question:

I usually use a listbox to fill data in and use a click() option to get the reults back....


eg,

 While Not myado.EOF
     List1.AddItem myado!a
     List1.ItemData(List1.NewIndex) = myado!id
     myado.MoveNext
  Wend
  End If

but now i have about 10 columns of text to go in.

i have tried using the listview............



ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Airline"
   ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Class"
   ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "From"
    ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Via"
     ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "To"
      ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Fare Type"
       ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Valid From"
        ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Valid To"
         ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Validity"
          ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Net Adult"
           ListView1.ColumnHeaders.Add , , "Gross Adult"
   ListView1.View = lvwReport
   

   Set results = ListView1.ListItems.Add(, , "one")
  results.SubItems(1) = "one"
   results.SubItems(2) = "three"
    results.SubItems(3) = "three"
     results.SubItems(4) = "three"
   Set results = ListView1.ListItems.Add(, , "one")
   results.SubItems(1) = "one"
   results.SubItems(2) = "three"
    results.SubItems(3) = "three"
     results.SubItems(4) = "three"
     Set results = ListView1.ListItems.Add(, , "one")
   results.SubItems(1) = "one"
   results.SubItems(2) = "three"
    results.SubItems(3) = "three"
     results.SubItems(4) = "three"


this looks good, but, what i want is that when i click on one of the lines for it to goto a new page with the index (pri key) for thsat data entry and to then show all data relating to that.

HOW!!???????

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by:bolox
ID: 7016108
i know that the listview does not use data at the moent, but it will if it is the correct way forward
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by:bolox
ID: 7016110
something with grid lines like an excel type thing would be better, or at least with columns that would adjust and not have a huge amount of white space
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by:TimCottee
ID: 7016130
When you add an item to the listitems collection the second parameter is a Key field, this can be used to refer to the listitem in future. Whilst it may not work with a purely numeric key, depending on the values in your primary key you can prepose a "Key" & <PrimaryKeyValue> so that it does. When you click on the item the ItemClick event is fired:

Private Sub ListView1_ItemClick(ByVal Item As ListItem)
 'Call another form
 Load frmSubForm
 frmSubForm.Populate Item.Key
 frmSubForm.Show vbModal,Me
End Sub

This pseudo-code shows how to load the form and then call a populate method with the key value of the clicked item, you then show the form with the details.
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by:Elmo_
ID: 7016137
Bolox,

Why do you not use a flex grid instead.

They are really easy to use and format.

Also, when you have your data loaded into the grid, If you click on a row or cell  You can see what value is in it.

This may help you in going to a new page and showing all the related information.

Hope it helps

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by:bolox
ID: 7016149
flex grid looks much better, and there is an easier way to select a row.

Any pointers as to assign some text to each columns and ading the on_click method???

MORE POINTS IF YOU DO
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by:bolox
ID: 7016151
SORRY BUT I ONLY HAVE ANOTHER 3 POINTS AVAIL NOW, SO THIS 50 IS ALL I CAN OFFER
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TimCottee earned 50 total points
ID: 7016178
Ok, to add text to a specific row/col in a flexgrid:

MSFlexgrid1.TextMatrix(3,7) = "Hello Bolox"

Sets row 3, column 7 equal to "Hello Bolox"

To get the value selected back out:

Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_SelChange()
    MsgBox MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(MSFlexGrid1.Row, MSFlexGrid1.Col)
End Sub
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by:TimCottee
ID: 7016179
Or if you really want to use the Click event:

Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_Click()
    MsgBox MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(MSFlexGrid1.MouseRow, MSFlexGrid1.MouseCol)
End Sub
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by:bolox
ID: 7016259
on entering ..

MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(3, 7) = "Hello Bolox"

it says it is out of range?
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by:bolox
ID: 7016265
ignore that, i forgot to add more cols and rows
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by:bolox
ID: 7016270
well done. your guys and gals are the best, shame i have no points left again. just havew to answer some more questions for a change then

Thanx again

Gavin AKA Bolox
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