Re: how to highlight records in a block with different colours?

From: Neville Sweet <>
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 1999 14:02:00 +1000
Message-ID: <7o35nr$>

Hi Ben,

You need to set the colour of each item individually, using the Display_Item built-in to set our own custom Visual Attribute. Call it from a Post-Query trigger. We still use the concept of a current record, by setting the "highlight" Vis Attr in a Pre-Record and setting it back to "normal" Vis Attr in a Post-Record trigger. In this case, set the Block/Item Current Record Attribute to null.

Ben wrote in message <37a3d36b_at_grissom>...
>I need to highlight records in a block with different colours depending of
>the records status. For example, i may have a block displaying 10 records
>... one of columns is status ... if status is 1 the record should be
>coloured red, if the status is 2 the record should be coloured blue.
>Using standard forms functionality, I can only get every record to be
>blue or red. Has anyone any ideas?
Received on Mon Aug 02 1999 - 06:02:00 CEST

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