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Dynamically Change Background Color - Niceform

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:38 pm
by rlmeyer
I searched through the forum for how to dynamically set the background color for a field, and came up with this thread... http://forums.nicelabel.com/viewtopic.p ... olor#p2113

Are form objects still not exposed in the current version of Nicelabel? I wanted to set a field to have a background color of red when its variable is < 0. Of course when the variable is > 0 the background color would be change back to white. Is this possible with vbscript in Niceform?

Thanks,
Richard

Re: Dynamically Change Background Color - Niceform

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 8:47 pm
by Saso
No, still not possible. :?
Still on the wish list.

You might use the workaround with the Picture objects.
You could place a Picture object beneath another object and assign the image name to it. From VB script you can control which value (=image from the disk) the Picture object will display.

See the following sample.
"c:\Program Files (x86)\EuroPlus\NiceLabel 5\Samples\Forms\Print.xff"

The selected edit field blinks, but not because that would be built-in feature, but because behind the edit field is a Picture object that has been assigned with the animated GIF. If the object is not selected, it does not blink.