Can you please explain when I would set the attribute "value" in a combobox. I can only see the value of using displayColumn and valueColumn As I am getting my head around the ins-and outs of Formspider, I think it would be very helpful if you guys could document and explain the attributes for the various components. I know most of them you can work out, but the following I am not sure about how to use them. - value - uploadFrom - uploadOnEvent - tooltipColumn (I guess points to a column in the datasource) where as tooltip is a static value. - selectionColumn, Can you please give an example in what case you would use it. I undertsand that it shows a column value (not displayed in the list?) of the selected row. It is sort of a rabbit out of the hat. You show in the list for example surname, but when you made a selection you show another column value of the row. Confused...

asked 03 Mar '14, 09:23

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Hi Raymond,

value attribute is just to set an initial value for combobox. It is almost never used.

uploadOnEvent and uploadFrom will be removed in future releases. It's a bug. So ignore them.

You guessed tootipColumn functionality correctly.

You also explained selectionColumn correctly. I agree with you that it is a very odd feature But the attribute was created because it was truly needed in a project. There was no way around it. It had to be a combobox. It had to show certain display values as combobox's options and when one is selected it had to show a different value than the one presented in the options list.

Kind Regards,


answered 03 Mar '14, 10:16

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Thanks that clarified it. Glad I was not the only one who thought it was uhhh odd.

(03 Mar '14, 20:59) Raymond
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