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Updating data model question

Below is a template i wrote to allow only numeric input
When I used this template with a javascript array as the data model everything worked fine

However when used with xml I am unable to update the table model the error is on the line marked (1)

I am not very proficient with java script and any help is greatly appreciated.

Thank you

if (!window.Prima) Prima=[];
if (!Prima.Templates) Prima.Templates=[];

Prima.Templates.NumberInput = Active.Templates.Text.subclass();

Prima.Templates.NumberInput.create = function()
var obj = this.prototype;

    // editor is not part of the template,
    // there is only one single instance of editor object.
var editor = new Active.HTML.INPUT;
editor.setClass("templates", "input");
editor.setAttribute("type", "text");
editor.setAttribute("value", function()
return template.getItemProperty("text");

    // template variable provides temporary reference
    // to the parent template during edit mode.
var template;

function switchToEditMode()
template = this;
template.element().style.padding = 0;
template.element().innerHTML = editor;

obj.setEvent("ondblclick", switchToEditMode);

function switchToTextMode()
var value = editor.element().value;
        var intVal = value * 1;

            template.setItemProperty("text", value); ---- (1)
        template = null;

editor.setEvent("onblur", switchToTextMode);

Friday, July 23, 2004

Buddy, What are you upto?

To my knowledge, Active.XML.Table is read only.

table.js line# 176
obj.getText = function(i, j){
        var node = this.getNode(i, j);
        var data = node ? node.text : "";
        var format = this._formats[j];
        return format ? format.dataToText(data) : data;

And I don't see any setText method (bump...)

Sudhaker Raj
Saturday, July 24, 2004
Exactly I tried it with array and would also like to try it with xml and was asking how this could be done.

Sunday, July 25, 2004

I just realized that may be I could rephraze my question.

I would like to edit the grid which is possible using the editor described above. I do not really require to update the data model as long as I can update the grid to display the new value.

Once again thank you for your response
Sunday, July 25, 2004

I guess, in your code at (1)

template.setItemProperty("value", value);

will do the trick, but grid.refresh() will loose the new value.
Sudhaker Raj
Sunday, July 25, 2004
I tried that and I could not get it to work.
Alex, I think I saw a message where you had written some code for manipulating the xml. I am however unable to locate that code in the forum at this time. Can you please provide the link or code here

Monday, July 26, 2004
Hey I think I found it

Monday, July 26, 2004
Yes, this is it. You have to implement setText method on the XML data model.
Alex (ActiveWidgets)
Monday, July 26, 2004

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