Re: RVF as a form editor
Posted: 05/22/2005 0:43:33
I did try printing just the combo text in the in the RVPrintPrintComponent
event, but that doesn't resize table rows. That would be an easy solution
if it did.
"Jim Maguire" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have been using MS Word to create some forms with many data entry fields
>including checkboxes and combo's. The data is entered in the form fields
>off line and then later imported by my app when the user connects. I see
>RVF as a much better way since I can make it more interactive. I was able
>to import the forms as RTF's virtually perfectly except of course for the
>fields themselves. I added the Checkboxes and combos with no problem.
> The problem is the forms fill a page and are made up of essentially tables
> and the combos increase the row heights so much it pushes them into a 2nd
> page when printed. Word solves the by only showing the combo when the
> field has focus. Also, the combo bitmap button is much smaller, making
> the combo much smaller. Another problem is that the Combos don't align
> with the preceding text nicely.
> I wonder if the best way to solve this is to have some dummy field in the
> RVF that is replaced by a hidden combo in the OnSelect event. I've seen
> and used this technique in grids.
> Finally, my question: Does this seem to be the best solution, and if so,
> how do I get the selected fields X,Y points?
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