2 Replies Latest reply on Jul 31, 2012 5:16 PM by MattLeach

    Searching based on user input when user clicks a button

    phanh

      We setup a database for volunteer to signup. The first step is to search for the volunteer in the existing db by matching their first name and last name. We would like to keep the user experience consistent so we would like to create a search button that the user can click on to perform the search rather than entering into Find Mode immediately and have the user presses the Enter key twice. Any advice is appreciated.

       

      Thanks.

        • 1. Re: Searching based on user input when user clicks a button
          ariley

          Are you logging into a database with an account, then arriving to a log-ing layout for volunteers? 

           

          If that's the case, just simply put two global fields on the layout for first name and last name and a search button below them. Then perform the search in the background (hidden window) and then take the user where they need to go.

           

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          • 2. Re: Searching based on user input when user clicks a button
            MattLeach

            You can create a separate layout with search fields for the First and Last names. Then have a button to 'Search' that can put the search criteria into variables that can be used to perform the search.