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  • Characteristics of a row
  • Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Modifications in the linked data file
  • Modifications performed in a browsing Table or TreeView Table control
  • Modifying a record in a browsing Table control and releasing a Trigger
  • TableModify function and ..Modified property
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Modifies a row in:
  • a Table control,
  • a TreeView Table control,
  • Windows Mobile a table displayed in a Combo Box control.
Remark: It is recommended to use TableModifyLine. TableModifyLine is used to add:
  • TAB characters into the columns,
  • all types of values into the columns.
Versions 20 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Example
// Modify the "Paul" and "Moore" elements on the fifth
// row of "TABLE_CustomerTable" control
TableModify(TABLE_CustomerTable, "Paul" + TAB + "Moore", 5)
// Modification in a column of a Table control
TableModify(COL_LASTNAME, "Moore", 5)
Syntax
TableModify(<Table control> , <Row> [, <Subscript>])
<Table control>: Control name
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to:
  • a Table control.
  • a TreeView Table control.
  • Windows Mobile a Combo Box control with table.
If this parameter corresponds to an empty string (""), the control used will be the control to which the current event belongs.
<Row>: Character string
Modified row replacing the specified row. This row has the following format:
<Element of column 1> + TAB + <Element of column 2> + TAB + ...
<Subscript>: Optional integer
Subscript of row to modify. The value of first row is set to 1.
Subscript not specified or equal to -1The current row is modified. This constant has no effect if no row is selected.
Subscript greater than the number of control rowsA WLanguage error occurs.
Remarks

Use conditions

TableModify can be used on:
  • a browsing or memory control,
  • a single-selection or multiselection control.
AndroidiPhone/iPad The TreeView Table control is not available.
AndroidiPhone/iPad The browsing Table controls are not available in edit. TableModify cannot be used on a browsing Table control.

Characteristics of a row

  • Each row element is changed into the type of the associated column.
  • If one of the elements corresponds to an empty string ("") or to 0 (depending on the column type), its value will be overwritten.
    For example:
    TableModify(TABLE_CustomerTable, "Moore" + TAB + "Peter" + TAB + "" + ...
    TAB + "06/21/72")
  • If an element corresponds to the calculation result, the numeric expression must be enclosed in brackets.
    For example:
    TableModify(TABLE_CalcTable, (53+29) + TAB + (83-21))
  • To modify the value of an element in a row, use the following syntax:
    TableName.ColumnName[RowSubscript] = NewValue
Windows Mobile

Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Modifications in the linked data file

If the cascading input is enabled, the data file linked to the control is automatically modified when the user goes to the next row.
If the cascading input is not enabled, the data file linked to the control is not modified. To write the record into the linked data file, TableSave must be called after TableModify.
Remarks:
  • The "Cascading input" option can be selected in the "Details" tab of the description window of control.

Modifications performed in a browsing Table or TreeView Table control

To modify a row in a browsing Table or TreeView Table control, we advise you to:
Windows Mobile

Modifying a record in a browsing Table control and releasing a Trigger

You have the ability to activate a trigger when modifying a record in a browsing Table control. See the documentation about HDescribeTrigger for more details.
Windows Mobile

TableModify function and ..Modified property

TableModify has no influence on ..Modified. ..Modified is used to find out whether the current row was directly modified by the user (direct input in the control).
Component : wd240obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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