Subject Re: report canrender
From Ken Mayer <>
Date Wed, 5 Dec 2018 20:53:22 -0800
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

On 12/5/2018 7:53 PM, charlie wrote:
> Hi... I am having trouble with this:
> function TEXT9_canRender()
>              this.text = this.parent.text6.text()+this.parent.textadditamt1.text()
>        return true
> text6 is basically the total of a row in streamframe  I am trying to take it from the text box it is situated in on the footerband.  textadditamt is the amount of a field.
> I am trying to take a total amount of a field from the streamframe and add it to textadditamt which appears in text on the footerband of the report.
> text9 is supposed to represent textadditamt + text6.
> This works sometimes, but other times text9 is completely blank.  Not sure at all why it is blank sometimes.
> I am not that familiar with this part of reports.  Think I need some help.  Thanks much!!!

Well, text is ... text, right? So what are you getting? Have you tried
using val() around these?

  this.text = val(this.parent.text6.text()) +

Just a thought.


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