Set Edit HTML Control

After enabling edit, you can set the type of HTML control with set_col_edittype() for any editable column used. List of Available controls are:

  • text
  • textarea
  • select
  • checkbox
  • password
  • autocomplete (version 6+) – New!

Text and textarea are set automatically based on the database access library ADOdb metatype as the default edit control.

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$dg = new C_DataGrid("select * from employees", "employeeNumber", "Employees");
$dg -> set_col_title("employeeNumber", "Emp No.");
$dg -> set_col_title("lastName", "Last Name");
$dg -> set_col_title("firstName", "First Name");
$dg -> set_col_title("isActive", "Active?");
$dg -> set_col_format("email", "email");
$dg -> enable_edit("FORM", "CRUD");
$dg -> set_row_color("","","#DDEEF5");
$dg -> set_col_hidden('employeeNumber',false);

$dg -> set_col_edittype("isActive", "checkbox","1:0");
$dg -> set_col_edittype("reportsTo", "select", "Select employeeNumber, concat(firstName, ' ', lastName) from employees",false);
$dg -> set_col_edittype("officeCode", "autocomplete", "Select officeCode,city from offices",false);

// alternatively, for select type, you can hard-code the key value pair value
// $dg -> set_col_edittype("officeCode", "select", "1:San Francisco;2:Boston;3:NYC;4:Paris;5:Tokyo;6:Sydney;7:London");

$dg -> display();

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