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Insert Items in ddlb of dw column

Posted on 2004-04-13
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Hi,

I have one column in my dw object with style as ddlb. I have not inserted any items in design time. I want to insert these items dynamically.
Please let me know the property to insert the items with display value and data value in that.

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Srinib
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by:namasi_navaretnam
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See SetValue, GetValue Functions

Example:
dw_employee.SetValue("emp_state", 3, "Texas")
string Status

Status = dw_employee.GetValue(7,3)

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by:namasi_navaretnam
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See SetValue, GetValue Functions

Example:
dw_employee.SetValue("emp_state", 3, "Texas")
string Status

Status = dw_employee.GetValue(7,3)

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by:diasroshan
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hi srinib,

u can set the values as follows....

dw_1.Object.status.Values = "Active~tA/Part Time~tP/Terminated~tT"


where,
Active,Part time and Terminated are the display values and...
A, P, T are the datavalues....and
status is the column on the dw which is ddlb....

u can use ur normal dot object notation in itemchanged or any event to get the value of column 'status'...


Cheers,
Rosh
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gajender_99 earned 50 total points
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The following statements use a SQL cursor and FETCH statement to populate the ListBox portion of a DropDownListBox style column called product_col of a DataWindow object with code table values:

integer prod_code, i = 1

string prod_name

DECLARE prodcur CURSOR FOR
            SELECT product.name, product.code
            FROM product USING SQLCA;

CONNECT USING SQLCA;

IF SQLCA.SQLCode <> 0 THEN
            MessageBox("Status","Connect Failed " &
                  + SQLCA.SQLErrText)
            RETURN

END IF

OPEN prodcur;

IF SQLCA.SQLCode <> 0 THEN
            MessageBox("Status","Cursor Open Failed " &
                  + SQLCA.SQLErrText)
            RETURN

END IF

FETCH prodcur INTO :prod_name, :prod_code;

DO WHILE SQLCA.SQLCode = 0
            dw_products.SetValue("product_col", i, &
                  prod_name + "~t" + String(prod_code))
            i = i + 1
            FETCH prodcur INTO :prod_name, :prod_code;

LOOP

CLOSE prodcur;

DISCONNECT USING SQLCA;

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