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Monday, February 26, 2007

Example 17: Using Ledger Object to display Ledger help-list

This program shows how you can display Ledger Name and Closing balances in HELP facility in a your TDL forms.

;; Modify the "Gateway of Tally" menu and Add a new option "Ledger Help"
[#Menu: GatewayOfTally]



;;Please note that the actions used here is CREATE and not DISPLAY as
;;User-input has to be enabled
Add: Item : Ledger Help : Create : rptLedger



;;Report definition
[Report: rptLedger]
Form: frmLedger



;;Form definition
[Form: frmLedger]
Part: prtMyPart1
Width: 70% screen
Height: 50% screen



;;Part definition
[Part: prtMyPart1]
Line: lnMyLine1



;;Line definition
[Line: lnMyLine1]
;;Short Prompt is a field defined in default TDL. Hence, it is just added to this line
;;but is not defined in this TDL.
Fields: Short Prompt, fldLedgerName



;;Modifies the field 'Short Prompt' locally
Local: Field: Short Prompt: Set As: "Ledger Name:"



;;Field definition
[Field: fldLedgerName]



;;Inherit from the default TDL field 'Name Field'
Use: Name Field



;;Field type
Type: String



;;This displays the Ledger help-list in a Table format
Table: My Ledgers



;;Display the Help-list Table always
ShowTable: Always



;;Variable to hold user-input
Variable: varLedgerName



;;Define a Collection named 'My Ledgers' which is used in the 'fldLedgerName' field
;;definition wherein the Table attribute displays the Collection data.
[Collection: My Ledgers]



;;Collection is based on Internal Object LEDGER which is defined in default TDL
Type: Ledger



;;Specify the format/width of Columns required in Help-List
Format: $Name, 30
Format: $ClosingBalance,15



;;This will display Phone Number
;;Format: $LedgerPhone



;;Local Variable definiton
[Variable: varLedgerName]
Type: String

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