Thursday, August 10, 2017
Tip of the Day: Capture Data and EEP Support in the Data Browser
Product.......: R:BASE X and R:BASE X Enterprise (Version 10)
Build.........: 10.0.2.20731 or higher
Section.......: Data Browser, Commands
Keywords......: BROWSE, EDIT, EEP, Command File
Did you know that mouse clicks can be used to capture data and launch
within the Data Browser, through the BROWSE and EDIT commands?
This "two-fold" feature was implemented for operators to utilize the
displayed data in
the Data Browser for further processing!
The first part captures the "column name" and "cell value"
information into variables
when clicking on the Data Browser cell. The second part allows "On
Cell Click" or "On
Cell Double Click" EEP support, to launch an external command file
for the appropriate
Through the BROWSE and EDIT commands, new parameters support the
ability to capture
the data and launch the external command file:
. CURRENT_FIELD_VALUE_VAR - captures the field value for the
current focused cell
. CURRENT_FIELD_VAR - captures the column name for the current focused cell
. ON_CELL_CLICK_EEP - executes the EEP command file when a cell is clicked
. ON_CELL_DBL_CLICK_EEP - executes the EEP command file when a cell
-- Opens the Contacts table in the Data Browser with names and email addresses
-- Launches the LaunchContactEmail.rmd file when a cell is double clicked
BROWSE CustID,ContFName,ContLName,ContEMail FROM Contact +
WHERE ContEMail IS NOT NULL +
OPTION CAPTION 'Contact Email Addresses' +
|CURRENT_FIELD_VAR vCurFieldName +
|CURRENT_FIELD_VALUE_VAR vCurFieldValue +
-- Verifies ContEMail is clicked, then launches the email
SET VAR vClickedField TEXT = (.vCurFieldName)
IF vClickedField = 'ContEMail' THEN
SET VAR vMailTo TEXT = NULL
SET VAR vMailTo = ('mailto:'+.vCurFieldValue)
One of the most important aspects in business growth is your
company's data, and no
one else has more invested in your success than R:BASE Technologies.
Very Best R:egards,
34 years of continuous innovation!
19 Years of R:BASE Technologies, Inc. making R:BASE what it is today!
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