Subject Re: Font Selection
From Ivan Benttini <>
Date Sat, 07 Sep 2019 21:46:20 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Mervyn Bick Wrote:

> On 2019-09-06 12:27 AM, Ivan Benttini wrote:
> >   I give up, all I want to do is change the last name of a field in any record in the table in use to BOLD when it is NOT but programmatically, can you show mw how?
> >
> Text in a field of a table can't be saved BOLD.  You will need to make
> the contents of specific fields bold when you display the data.
> Data can only be displayed in BOLD on a form in a text, entryfield or
> editor object or in a report in a text object. It can't be displayed in
> BOLD in a grid object.
> To display the text in bold in an entryfield you will heed to use the
> form query rowset's onNavigate event handler.
>     function rowset_onNavigate(type, nRows)
>        if this.fields['salary'].value >= 1000
>           this.parent.parent.entryfield2.fontbold := true
>        else
>            this.parent.parent.entryfield2.fontbold := false
>        endif
>        return
> Rowset event handlers don't understand form so you can't use
>     form.entryfield2.fontbold := true
> In the event handler
> this is the rowset
> this.parent is the query
> this.parent.parent is the form
> In a report you would use the the value displayed for the salary to set
> the fontbold property of the text object that displays the lastname.
> An example form and report are in the attached zip file.  The lastname
> is displayed BOLD where the salary is equal to or greater than 1000.
> Mervyn.
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Unfortunatelly the above is the way it came to me as .zip file,
perhaps You can send it to me again, since I could  NOT unzip the format it came to me, sorry Mr. M  Bick