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Highligth Flexgrid specific row during runtime!

Posted on 2008-06-17
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good afternoon...

hello experts!

i have some sort of problem..i have a flexgrid fill with records from the database..
what i wanted to do is when i click the command button, i want the selected row
to be highlighted (backcolor becomes yellow for ex). but the the backcolor should not be
fixed on the row..

thanks in advance experts!


game-master
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by:psychic_zero
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Create 1 form with MSFlexGrid, set

Name = MSFlexGrid1
Cols = 3
Rows = 5
SelectionMode = 1 - flexSelectionByRow

Add to Command box with name Command1 and Command2.

Then copy and paste this code and test it.
Private Sub Command1_Click()
 
For i = 1 To 2
    MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
    MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &HFFFF&
Next
End Sub
 
Private Sub Command2_Click()
For j = 1 To 4
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = j
    For i = 1 To 2
        MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
        MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &H80000005
    Next
Next
End Sub
 
Private Sub Form_Load()
 
MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 1) = "Column A"
MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 2) = "Column B"
 
For i = 1 To 4
    MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(i, 1) = "ABC"
    MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(i, 2) = "123"
Next
 
End Sub
 
Private Sub MSFlexGrid1_LostFocus()
For j = 1 To 4
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = j
    For i = 1 To 2
        MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
        MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &H80000005
    Next
Next
End Sub

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by:game-master
ID: 21800966


good afternoon..

thank you..

but i wanted to that with only 1 command button...

if i click the command button, specific row will be highlighted
and the previously highlighted row will be unhighlighted..


game-master
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by:psychic_zero
ID: 21801032
You remove Command2 button, clear the code and paste the new one. How is it?
Dim currentrow As Integer
 
Private Sub Command1_Click()
currentrow = MSFlexGrid1.Row
 
For j = 1 To 4
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = j
    For i = 1 To 2
        MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
        MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &H80000005
    Next
Next
 
MSFlexGrid1.Row = currentrow
For i = 1 To 2
    MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
    MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &HFFFF&
Next
End Sub
 
Private Sub Form_Load()
 
MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 1) = "Column A"
MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(0, 2) = "Column B"
 
For i = 1 To 4
    MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(i, 1) = "ABC"
    MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(i, 2) = "123"
Next
 
End Sub

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by:game-master
ID: 21801244


i try to put ur code to the timer...
and the program, randomly select specific row..

but the specific was not unhighlighted...

game-master
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by:psychic_zero
ID: 21801256
What is the timer for? Can you give the code for the timer?
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by:game-master
ID: 21801285


i use the timer to check the flexgrid the record was in there..
if the record is there then i need to highligth it...

something like this...

if matrix.textmatrix(1,0) = "Employee Name" then
  'unhighlight the previous row

  'unhighlight the row in witch the Employee Name is found...

end if


game-master
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by:psychic_zero
ID: 21801360
You mean you want to compare the data between in flexgrid and your record in database?
If i'm correct maybe you don't need to use timer, just use "For" looping.
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by:game-master
ID: 21801414


i used timer because the data on the database
has been changing from time to time..

yes, im using "For Loop" on finding the record
on the flexgrid...

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psychic_zero earned 500 total points
ID: 21801515
Based on your explaination and my understanding, I've give you the sample code as below, hope this will help. I will going back to home right now and I will check back later when I arrived at home.
Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
 
'to unhighlight back all the data in the flexgrid
For j = 1 To MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1  'number of flexgrid rows
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = j
    For i = 1 To MSFlexGrid1.Cols - 1   'number of flexgrid cols
        MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
        MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &H80000005    'paint white color
    Next
Next
 
'check each row if the data exist in database
For j = 1 To MSFlexGrid1.Rows - 1  'number of flexgrid rows
    MSFlexGrid1.Row = j
 
    'let say column 1 is for employee name
    'if employee name found, than highlight with yellow, if not, then the background remain white
    If MSFlexGrid1.TextMatrix(j,1) = "Employee Name" then  'Employee name get from database
        For i = 1 To MSFlexGrid1.Cols - 1   'number of flexgrid cols
            MSFlexGrid1.Col = i
            MSFlexGrid1.CellBackColor = &HFFFF&   'highlight with yellow
        Next
    End If
 
Next
 
End Sub

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