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Thread began 11/14/2011 7:09 am by acaciasd344844 | Last modified 11/15/2011 8:49 am by acaciasd344844 | 473 views | 2 replies |

acaciasd344844

DataAssist and changing Row colours

Hi,

I wonder if you can help, Using dataassist I have a table where I would like the background of each row to change colour based on data coming from a particular field. For example if the JOB has been completed by the engineer then the row background would be GREEN, If the Engineer is on site then the background would be ORANGE and if he fails to complete the job it would be RED.

So not being a php programmer, I scoured the net for some code. When I did find what I was looking for it just wouldn't work within the page. The code I found just changes the background of a cell rather than a row, but for now its a good start for me anyway.

here is the code as it is on my page....

<?php do { ?>

<tr>
<td><?php echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['employeename']); ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['workorderid']; ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['jobtype']; ?></td>
<td>
<?php if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite'] == "YES" {
echo "<td bgcolor='#FF9966'>";
echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite']);
echo "</td>";
}
else
{
echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite']);
}
}
?>
</td>
<td><?php echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['jobcompleted']); ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['cust_title']; ?>&nbsp;<?php echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['cust_name']); ?></td>
<td><?php echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['postcode']); ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['startintime']; ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['endintime']; ?></td>
<td><?php echo $row_Recordsetliveengineers['totaltime']; ?></td>
</tr>
<?php } while ($row_Recordsetliveengineers = mysql_fetch_assoc($Recordsetliveengineers)); ?>
</table></td>

All works fine until I added the if statement code,

cheers


John

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

your code has a number of issues with it.

1) the if statement is not complete, it's missing a closing parenthesis:
if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite'] == "YES" {

should be:
if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite'] == "YES") {


2) the echo for the if creates a new div, but this code is already inside a div.

the echo for the else does not create a new div. this will give you a bad layout.

rather than the if creating a new div, and using an else condition, you only need to use the if statement to add the style to the div that already exists:

php:
<td<?php if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite'] == "YES") echo" bgcolor=\"#FF9966\"" ?>><?php echo strtoupper($row_Recordsetliveengineers['onsite']); ?></td>
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acaciasd344844

Hi Jason thanks for the response,

With a little playing around I managed to get it to work and may I say add an else to the code. lol

<td<?php if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['jobcompleted'] == "Yes") echo" bgcolor=\"#00FF00\"" ; else if ($row_Recordsetliveengineers['jobcompleted'] == "No") echo" bgcolor=\"#FF0000\""?>></td>

A big thanks again

john

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