Subject Re: [IBO] TIB_Edit bug/idiosyncracy?
Author Geoff Worboys

Is there any chance you can try running the program on something older
than WinXP - just to see if the problem is peculiar to XP (I dont have
XP available to test this).

I do know that there are some specific API issues involved with
displaying the button correctly (especially where numeric /
right-justified values are involved) and I am guessing it is possible
that under XP there may be some differences that may need to be

Tuesday, March 19, 2002, 2:08:35 AM, you wrote:
> Hi all,
> I don't know if i am the first or not but I believe I have
> encountered a bug in TIB_Edit:

> Using: IBO 4.2Ga, IB6, Windows XP Pro, Intel 850mhz, 256mg, 40gig
> With: Lobbyist.gdb, TIB_Connection, TIB_Transaction,
> TIB_Query, TIB_Datasource, TIB_Edit on a form
> Assign: A general SELECT * FROM BEN and then
> DataField := 'BEN_ID' and Source to TIB_Datasource,
> TIB_Edit set to AlwaysShowButton and
> ButtonStyle as ebsEllipsis

> Problem: On an insert of the query, and with the TIB_Edit with
> focus, a cursor does not appear until after I hit a
> key and then the character/number appears and a cursor
> does show up. It just seems to happen when the style is
> set. And if it is True for AlwaysShow and esbNone set
> for ButtonStyle, of course the button does not show but the
> cursor does appear. It seems to disappear only when the field
> is empty.

Geoff Worboys
Telesis Computing