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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: Widget states: let's do it (was Re: CForms making widgets invisible)
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2004 15:02:40 GMT
Claudius Spellmann wrote:

> Ok just two more questions:
> 1) The disabled state: Is it enough to just grey out disabled widgets 
> and return any previously selected values or schould the widget-value 
> be null when a widget is disabled.

The disabled state is only from the user point of view: the widget of 
course holds its value.

> 2) Should forms also have states so that a whole form can be disabled 
> or hidden.

Being a container, the form will also have a state, which will be 
inherited by its children with the priority rules I proposed. Using 
this, you'll be able to disable a whole form at once.


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