HilitedRows Function


hilitedRows of <pickList | dataSheet> Applies to datasheets, picklists


The hilitedRows function returns a comma-separated list of numbers that correspond to the highlighted (selected) rows. Hiliting rows in a pickList is slightly different from selecting rows or columns in a dataSheet, because highlighted rows stay highlighted if the user clicks outside the object. The hilitedRows function is most often used to determine which items in a pickList or dataSheet have been selected by the user.


"table" & return & "bed" into pickList "Furniture" Now create a new button and put the following handler into its script: on mouseUp put the hilitedRows of lst "Furniture" into order if order is empty then put "No furniture was ordered." else put "You ordered the following: " into reply repeat with i=1 to the number of items in order put " " into the last character of reply -- replaces the carriage return -- with a space end repeat put reply end if end mouseUp Switch to Browse mode and select one or more pieces of furniture from the list. Click on the button; a dialog box confirming your order appears.
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