Author Topic: Entry Screen  (Read 16 times)

DonQuixote

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Entry Screen
« on: November 06, 2018, 09:42:46 am »
On a normal entry screen you enter the ID and the record displays and you are able to make changes; from the top to the bottom.  I have an entry screen originally created to display only; each item has "N" to "input".  Now I'm requested to add two items that changes will be allowed.  I added them to the bottom of the screen.

The problem is after entering the ID only the original items are displayed and the new items are not.
The cursor stops at the first new item and displays its value.  After hitting return, the second items is displayed with the cursor. 

What did I forget to do?  I want all items to display and then the cursor to stop at the first item allowing input.


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Re: Entry Screen
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2018, 09:17:44 am »
To answer my own question...
in the screen-definition the prompt "Control/Dep/Read" was blank. It should be "R"
Since these two new prompts were the only input items, the cursor stopped at each before displaying the values that come after it.
Now that it knows to "Read & Display" after the ID everything works correctly.