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UI: Edit box gets enabled

Hi All,

I've added an extra tab (folder) to an existing form. Under the new tab is an EDIT field, that I want to have disabled, and to stay disabled.

When I add the EDIT field to the form I set it to enabled=false.

When the folder is clicked (event ITEM_PRESSED) and before_action true, the field is still disabled, but when I get ITEM_PRESSED and before_action=false, the field is enabled.

If I set the field as disabled when the folder has been clicked (ITEM_PRESSED and before_action=false)the field is disabled on the form, but if the Next Record, Last Record etc. is pressed the fields is enabled again.

How can I keep the field enabled??

I hope some of you can help.

Thanks in advance

Jesper Carstensen

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  • author's profile photo Former Member
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    Posted on Apr 28, 2004 at 03:26 PM

    Hi,

    When a form changes status (like in Add/Find/Records Manipulation) it returns to its default settings.

    since an EditText is - by default - an enabled Item, it returns to that status (you can use StaticText for permanent disabled field).

    In case you still need to use EditText - make sure that you cover all events that will cause the form to return to its default (mainly MenuEvents).

    this is done for system fields as well

    Hope I helped.

    Yaniv G.

    SDK Support,

    SAP Manage Israel.

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    • Former Member Former Member

      Hi

      A solution for avoiding the flash in matrix (only work on user matrix, not in system matrix) is putting this before the update

      oMatrix.selectionmode=ms_none

      and when finished updating

      oMatrix.selectionmode=ms_auto

      where oMatrix is your user matrix

      Regards

      Salvador Biot

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