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Helper IV
Helper IV

Re: DisplayMode=View removes border

Depending on your scenario you may be forced to using shapes to block input or to use as a border. In my case using disabled display mode is not a good solution as it looks completely different from view mode:

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My use case is that lookup numbers can change from the time they're initially input to when they need to be processed so validation has to happen both at the form entry and just before processing so I need to indicate the field needs attention before processing even in view mode. I'll be using a rectangle behind this since it's a gallery and only requires one shape to configure, but can see how it is not ideal for other situations.

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Post Prodigy
Post Prodigy

Re: DisplayMode=View removes border

There's DisplayMode.Disabled and DisplayModeDisabled

 

The .Disabled grays it out, the Displaymodedisabled doesn't?

 

Not sure the difference, but I can at least get a border without adding extra controls.

 

 

Terry

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Re: DisplayMode=View removes border

It seems that the value of DisplayMode is not checked internally by PA.

I have added this code to the DisplayMode property of my data cards.

 

All of my data cards have a DisplayMode set to the Parent (Data form)  

if(Parent.DisplayMode=DisplayMode.View, junk, Parent.DisplayMode)

 

Now the border appears and the field is not editable, which is what I want.  I opted for this because the data card border provide a nice gridwork around my controls, and I don't want to make 30+ rectangles around my cards.  This does have the negative side effect of causing the app checker to flag an error.  This could "hide" a real issue that has an unintended effects.

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