Login / Register  search  syndication  about

          Kris Halsrud's Blog

Kris Halsrud on development and Integration with CRM and Development

How to disable the Name control on the Contact detail screen in the SalesLogix web client

I was recently asked how to disable typing into the contact name field on the contact detail screen in the SalesLogix web client. The intent was to force users to have to click the pencil to have to edit the name rather than type in the field and have SalesLogix attempt to parse it out.

To do this is relatively simple.  The SalesLogix name control is a composite control, that when rendered to the page is comprised of a text box and a button to launch the name edit dialog.  If you examine the page in the browser you can see the text box component element has an ID of the control name from the form plus “_displayText”.  With this knowledge you can add the following to the page load event of the Contact detail quick form:

 

string script = " var mytextbox = document.getElementById('" + nmeContactName.ClientID + "_displayText');mytextbox.readOnly=true;";
ScriptManager.RegisterStartupScript(Page, GetType(), "FXContactLockDown", script, true);

Notice in the script I am building a client side line of code and injecting in the name control’s client ID and then appending the _DisplayText to that client ID.  This will allow my client side script to get a reference to the text box portion of the deployed name control and from there I can set the property to read only.

 

What's This?
  
Bookmark and Share

About Kris Halsrud

   Kris Halsrud is a Senior Analyst / Developer for Customer FX Corporation.


Related Content
   Infor CRM (formerly Saleslogix) Web- Dependency Lookup OnChange Event Not Working Correctly
In the Saleslogix 8.1 web client the dependency lookup still has a problem with the OnChange event. 
Posted on Nov 26, 2014 by Kris Halsrud to Kris Halsrud's Blog
 
   Confirming Actions With an "Are you sure?" Prompt in Infor CRM (Saleslogix)
I'm not a huge fan of bugging end users. I figure, if an end user clicked something, he or she meant
Posted on Nov 18, 2014 by Ryan Farley to Ryan Farley's Blog
 
   Manipulating the DependencyLookup Control in the Infor CRM Web Client (Formerly Saleslogix)
 The Dependency Lookup control in the Saleslogix web client is what is used for the hierarchical Are
Posted on Nov 14, 2014 by Kris Halsrud to Kris Halsrud's Blog
 
   Infor CRM (formerly Saleslogix) Statement of Direction
Learn more about the future of Infor CRM. Recently I received my login information for the Infor Partn
Posted on Nov 13, 2014 by Brianna Ojard to The Inbox
 
   Adding a report link to the Common Tasks pane in Infor CRM (formerly Saleslogix)
When you are viewing an Entity Detail page, the Common Tasks pane on the right of the page provides a nu
Posted on Nov 12, 2014 by Jason Buss to Jason Buss' Blog
 
Comments

No Comments

Leave a Comment

(required)  
(optional)
(required)  
Add
All contents Copyright © 2014 Customer FX Corporation
Customer FX Corporation
2324 University Avenue West, Suite 115
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114
Tel: 800.728.5783

  Follow @CustomerFX on twitter
Follow the best news, tips, and articles
  Subscribe to Customer FX on youtube
Watch SalesLogix tutorial videos from Customer FX
Login / Register