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Ticket #681 (closed enhancement: fixed)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

use alternateID for dropdown (when available)

Reported by: chris@… Owned by: anonymous
Priority: normal Milestone: 1.x
Component: Toolbox.Catwalk Version:
Severity: normal Keywords:
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Description

It would be really nice if CatWalk provided the alternateId in the UI for foreign keys. For example, if I have something like this:

class Customer:

name = StringCol?(alternateID = True)

class Order:

customer = ForeignKey?("Customer") orderDate = DateCol?()

it would be really cool to have the dropdown show customer names, instead of the customer IDs.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by jorge.vargas

  • Component changed from Toolbox to Toolbox.Catwalk
  • Milestone set to 1.0b4

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by alberto

  • Milestone changed from 1.0b4 to 1.1

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by alberto

  • Milestone changed from 1.1 to __unclassified__

Batch moved into unclassified from 1.1 to properly track progress on the later

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by jorge.vargas

  • Milestone changed from __unclassified__ to 1.x

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by Chris Arndt

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

This is supported in current version of CatWalk (don't know since when). When browsing an object, click on the table icon to the left and then select the attribute of the object assigned to the foreign key attribute. Now this will show in drop-down boxes wwhenever you have to select the object for this foreign key attribute.

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