1 Reply Latest reply on Jan 2, 2013 4:24 PM by philmodjunk

    Find request as text

    BeachedWhale

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      Find request as text

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           I'm creating a reporting function. I use a script that enters Find mode and then the user will input some parameter, such as a range of dates. Is there a way to automate that user input parameter to become text on a layout?

        • 1. Re: Find request as text
          philmodjunk

               Instead of pausing, have the user, while in Browse mode, enter that text into a global field. You might even set up two global date fields for this purpose.

               Then they can click a button or trip a script trigger to perform a script that uses the data in the global field(s) to perform the find. Since your data is now in a global field, you can include these same global fields on your layout (or a calculation field that formats them) to show the find criteria used.

               See this thread for some scripted find examples: Scripted Find Examples