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Posted on 2014-02-19
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Hi Experts,

I'm developing a LightSwitch application.
I have and add/edit screen where I would like to disable a drop down list(combo box) if it is in edit mode.

I know how to disable a control. But just don't know how to do it only in edit mode .

 screen.findContentItem("mycombo").isEnabled = false;
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Jean Marie Geeraerts earned 210 total points
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Hi, to know if your screen is used to edit/add a new entity. You can check the EntityState on the Property used in the screen.

The code would look something like:

screen.findContentItem("mycombo").isEnabled =  NameOfYourEntityProperty.Details.EntityState != EntityState.Added;

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Where "NameOfYourEntity" would be the name of the entity you used to generate the screen.
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by:MrStevenWin
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Below solved the issue. Thanks for your help!

myapp.AddEditLoanMaster.created = function (screen) {
    // Write code here.

   
    if (screen.myscreen.details.entityState != msls.EntityState.added) {
        screen.details.displayName = "Details Edit ";
        screen.findContentItem("mycontrol").isEnabled = false;
    }
 
};
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by:Jean Marie Geeraerts
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You're welcome.
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by:MrStevenWin
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Hi Jerrith,

Could you pls. help me with my lightswitch question below?

www. experts-exchange .com/ Web_Development/WebApplications/Q_28372843.html

Thanks.
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