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  • Blog Post: Example of a Complex Screen editing multiple records in ASP

    I have written before about the creation of a complex screen where the ASP page offers the user the ability to edit two records at the same time. See: https://community.sagecrm.com/blogs/hints_tips_and_tricks/archive/2007/10/01/creating-complex-screens-using-the-com-based-asp-api.aspx This code...
  • Blog Post: How can I build a multiblock edit screen?

    I was recently asked about how to handle the problem of having multiple screen blocks on the same page than when you attempt to move the page to edit mode you get a nasty locks message. The problem occurs because both blocks are attempting to place an entry in the locks table to reserve editing rights...
  • Blog Post: Setting screen properties within a multiblock ASP page using the COM API

    This COM API trick for ASP based Application Extensions shows how you can create a screen with 2 (or more) blocks where one of the blocks remains in view mode regardless of the value of CRM.Mode. It is a very simple approach and all you have to do is get hold of the block that you wish to be read only...
  • Blog Post: Displaying Multiple List Blocks using the ASP COM API

    We have seen in other posts that it is perfectly possible to create ASP pages that contain multiple blocks. These have been search pages or entry pages that have drawn their blocks from either the same or different entities. What we have not discussed so far is the display of multiple list blocks...
  • Blog Post: Using the ASP COM API to create more than 2 records at once.

    In an earlier article I showed how you could create a complex screen that allowed the editing multiple records in ASP. The actual example was the editing of a Company, Person and Address record all together. You can find this discussed in the article " Example of a Complex Screen editing multiple...
  • Blog Post: Creating Complex Screens using the COM based ASP API

    I have blogged previously on creating Multi block screens based on a single record. A prime example of that would be where you need to design a page for a new entity that include both a detailbox and a webpicker. I would now like to consider a Complex screen where the ASP page offers the user the...