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Post Prodigy

How to manage showing/hiding multiple icons ?

Here is what I have that works in isolation but not across the app. You'll see why


  1. I have a help/info icon with an OnSelect property of Set(glbShowHelp, !glbShowHelp) (image A1)
  2. This help/info icon also has a Visible property of !glbShowHelp. When clicked it becomes hidden.
  3. I have a Help Panel that changes its X value when glbShowHelp = true  (image A2) 
  4. The Help Panel's has a custom property called OnClose() which is assigned to the OnSelect of the Help Panel's close/cancel icon. I've set this property to Set(glbShowHelp, !glbShowHelp) in the app. When clicked it reverts glbShowHelp back to false hiding the Help Panel and revealing the help/info icon (image B2)
  5. I have a second icon for close/cancel that is the same size as the help/info icon with the same X and Y. It's OnSelect property is also set to Set(glbShowHelp, !glbShowHelp)
  6. This close/cancel icon has a Visible property of glbShowHelp  which is the opposite of the help/info icon creating a toggle effect. Clicking it also hide the Help Panel
  7. PROBLEM: There is more than one field in this form. Toggling a simple variable changes all of the help/info and close/cancel icons. What I need to be able to do is add some logic that limits the toggling to only the icon pair of a specific control. I'm thinking that since each pair of icons lives inside of a datacard that I can leverage the datacard to control this toggling. I'm just not positive how best to do this. Suggestions?


A1.    Future_Vision_0-1627593296181.png       

A2.  Future_Vision_2-1627593374315.png



B1.    Future_Vision_1-1627593329989.png           

B2.   Future_Vision_3-1627593419976.png





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I had put it aside since it is not a critical part of the application but ultimately one I would like to get working.

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