SAS Institute Alert Note SN-006942

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Date: Thu Mar 14 2002 - 10:53:11 EST

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    SN-006942 ***Alert Note***

    Value may not be stored with combo box using Dropdown List

    Product: SAS/AF
    Component: General AF applications
    Priority: ALERT

      Within the Form Viewer control (starting with Release 8.1) or Version 6
      Data Form object in a SAS/AF FRAME entry, the value typed may not be
      stored with the data if your column is linked to a Combo Box control
      that has comboBoxStyle set to Dropdown List.

      To replicate this problem, click within the text portion of the combo
      box and you'll see the list of values display. Type a value or the first
      letter of a value instead of selecting one. Tab or click on the next
      column instead of pressing enter.

      To circumvent the problem, change comboBoxStyle to Dropdown Combo.

      This problem can be replicated with a Combo Box Control outside of form
      viewer and data form, although it is most apparent within the two
      objects.

      This is only a problem on PC platforms.

      We are investigating the possibility of a hot fix for this problem.

    Keywords:
      frame form viewer formviewer control data dataform combo box combobox
      drop down list style data not stored saved
      value may not be stored with combo box using dropdown list
      006942 6942

    SAS Note Revised On: Mon, 11 Mar 2002

    System Version Reported Version Fixed

    IBM OS/2 8 TSM0
    IBM OS/2 8.1 TS1M0
    IBM OS/2 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows NT 8 TSM0
    Windows NT 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows NT 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 8 TSM0
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows 2000 Datacenter Server 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows 2000 Professional 8 TSM0
    Windows 2000 Professional 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows 2000 Professional 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 8 TSM0
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows 2000 Server and Advanced Server 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows 95 8 TSM0
    Windows 95 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows 95 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows 98 8 TSM0
    Windows 98 8.1 TS1M0
    Windows 98 8.2 TS2M0
    Windows ME 8.2 TS2M0

    No Fixes Available

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