Setting field programatically

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Setting field programatically

Postby Anne » February 11th, 2018, 2:08 am

This is so weird: It's something that I've done tons of times and never had problems with before.. And now I don see why it does not work:

I use a external dictionary to read data that I want to fill into my application, then I want to put this data into some of my fields, say like this:

LF_NORTH = NORTH; //variables prefixed with LF are from the external dictionary

numeric lc = loadcase(mydict, LF_NORTH, LF_EAST)

if lc then
errmsg("Testing values. MY_FIELD has value: %d while LF_DATA has value: %d", MY_FIELD, LF_DATA);
skip to NEXT_FIELD;
errmsg("Not found");

What happens is that MY_FIELD is filled in with data and it all looks OK, but the errmsg shows that MY_FIELD has value notappl.

What on earth am I doing wrong?


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Re: Setting field programatically

Postby josh » February 11th, 2018, 9:51 pm

Are you in system controlled mode? If so then the value of all dictionary variables will be notappl until you reach the postproc of the variable. You can use visualvalue() to see the value that is displayed on the screen.

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