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Pop-Up Menu In PowerBuilder

Published on 02 November 17
You may find popup menus in PowerBuilder for Save,Insert,Delete operations on Datawindows while right clicking on them.

>> Create a menu with Update,Insert,Delete,etc., Menu Items
EX: For Insert Menuitem
//Insert:: Clicked Event
idw_datawindow.event dynamic ue_insert()

// in the menupainter --> View --> Variables --> Instance Variables

datawindow idw_datawindow
>> Write the code in same way for the other menu items
>> Create a user object of type datawindow
>> Save it as ue_popupmenu
// UserObject:: Constructor
//Presuming that you have transaction object setup for this
this.settransobject( SQLCA)
// UserObject:: Create new event ue_insert() and write the below code under that

int li_i
this.scrolltorow( li_i)
if li_i<0 then
MessageBox("Error - Insert","Error is ~n"+SQLCa.sqlerrtext)
end if
// UserObject:: In the same way write code for update,delete or any other events based on your requirement

// Now in the rbuttondown event write the below code which opens the popup-menu
// UserObject::rbuttondown
m_popup lm_popup
lm_popup=create m_popup
lm_popup.popmenu( this.pointerx( )+10,this.pointery( )+10)
>>Now in your application, inherit your datawindow from ue_popupmenu
>> Run the application, Right Click on the Datawindow

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