Clearing a field in all records

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Clearing a field in all records

Postby mcalex » Sat Dec 26, 2015 4:24 pm

I gather from my searches here and in the User Guide that this is not possible, but I thought I ask anyway. I have a simple database where there is one text field that I want occasionally to clear in all records. Is this possible?
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Re: Clearing a field in all records

Postby uboche » Sat Dec 26, 2015 5:11 pm

I have the Windows and iPad versions of HanDBase and in both versions you can do the following:
In the title bar of the list view of the database, tap or click on the field name. A menu pops up and one of the selections is "Set value to". Select that and you get a popup that allows you to specify a value to set all records in the database or the filter range to. You can clear the field by not entering a value.

I'm using this to clear check boxes in Packing lists, To Do lists, etc.
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Re: Clearing a field in all records

Postby mcalex » Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:32 am

Well, I certainly missed that one. Just what I was looking for. Many thanks.

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