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Text Control Visible Only during Print

Text Control Visible Only during Print

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I am new to powerbuilder. I am looking to make a text control visible only when printing. I unchecked visible and enabled. I then went into the visible expression box, but getting stuck with what my if then else should be and what property I should be seeing if it is true?

Any help would be appreciated.

Client/Server application.

Thanks in advance.

RE: Text Control Visible Only during Print

I'm assuming you issue a 'datawindow.print' type command to initiate the printing.

You could do something like

CODE

datawindow.setredraw(FALSE)
datawindow.modify("modify string to change the properties")
datawindow.print()
datawindow.modify("modify string to change properties back")
datawindow.setredraw(TRUE) 

It would be difficult to put this into an expression on the object in the datawindow since there is no 'currently printing' type property to go by.

Matt

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