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Edit a Dropdown from a Report without Grid Edit

  • 1.  Edit a Dropdown from a Report without Grid Edit

    Posted 06-23-2017 20:19
    I have an embedded report on a parent table with a checklist. The user would have about 8 options to chose from for each checklist task. I set it up to have buttons to press, but it's very cumbersome. Additionally, the page refreshes each time the user hits a button, and that's kind of annoying. I was hoping there was a way to have a multi-select field that can be edited from a report without having to go into grid edit. 

    Honestly, any suggestion to make this more user-friendly would be great!! Here is a screenshot of how it is set up now. These checkboxes act like buttons and change the image shown when checked/unchecked. 

  • 2.  RE: Edit a Dropdown from a Report without Grid Edit

    Posted 06-23-2017 20:26
    See this application which converts a report into a form (I call it a formport):


    Select some checkboxes and press the green button. This can be coded to have multiple checkboxes and perform some action like  updating fields in bulk when the button is clicked.

    See also:

    Pastie Database

    How To Process Selected Records

    Followup on Monday as we are about to start our hackathon using QuickBase offline!