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Trigger Mapping Rules

Microsoft Dynamics Nav 2009

The tables in this topic describe the transformation mapping rules for form and control triggers. The rules map triggers in the Classic client to triggers in the RoleTailored client.

Form Triggers

The following form triggers are transferred directly to page triggers:

The following table shows form triggers that are not supported in the RoleTailored client and are transformed.

Form trigger Transformation rule

OnActivateForm Trigger

Code moved to local function OnActivateForm.

A call to this function is added to the OnOpenPage trigger.

OnAfterGetCurrRecord Trigger

Code moved to local function OnAfterGetCurrRecord in the following way.

OnAfterGetCurrRecord()
   xRec := Rec;
   // Code from form trigger

OnBeforePutRecord Trigger

Code moved to local function OnBeforePutRecord.

A call to this function is not added.

OnCreateHyperlink Trigger

Code moved to local function OnCreateHyperlink.

A call to this function is not added.

OnDeactivateForm Trigger

Code moved to local function OnDeactivateForm.

A call to this function is not added.

OnHyperlink Trigger

Code moved to local function OnHyperlink.

A call to this function is not added.

OnTimer Trigger

Code moved to local function OnTimer.

A call to this function is not added.

Control Triggers

This section describes the transformation mapping rules for the following control triggers:

  • Label triggers

  • Text box triggers

  • Check box triggers

  • Option button triggers

  • Subform and menu button triggers

  • Command button triggers

  • Menu item triggers

Label Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for label triggers.

Label trigger Transformation rule

OnPush

Deleted

Text Box Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for text box triggers.

Text box trigger Transformation rule

OnActivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnActivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnAfterInput

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnAfterInput.

A call to this function is not added.

OnAfterValidate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnAfterValidate.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger.

OnAssistEdit

Transformed directly to OnAssistEdit field trigger.

OnBeforeInput

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnBeforeInput.

A call to this function is not added.

OnDeactivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnDeactivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnDrillDown

Transformed directly to OnDrillDown field trigger.

OnFormat

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnFormat.

A call to this function is added to the OnAfterGetRecord page trigger.

OnInputChange

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnInputChange.

A call to this function is not added.

OnLookup

Transformed directly to OnLookup field trigger.

OnValidate

Transformed directly to OnValidate field trigger.

Check Box Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for check box triggers.

Check box trigger Transformation rule

OnActivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnActivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnAfterValidate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnAfterValidate.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger.

OnDeactivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnDeactivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnPush

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnPush.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger.

OnValidate

Transformed directly to OnValidate field trigger.

Option Button Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for option button triggers.

Option button trigger Transformation rule

OnActivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnActivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnAfterValidate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnAfterValidate.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger.

OnDeactivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnDeactivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnPush

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnPush.

A call to this function is added to the local function OnValidate.

OnValidate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnValidate.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger with a preliminary check.

Subform and Menu Button Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for subform and menu button triggers.

Subform and menu button trigger Transformation rule

OnActivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnActivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnDeactivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnDeactivate.

A call to this function is not added.

Command Button Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for command button triggers.

Command button trigger Transformation rule

OnActivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnActivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnDeactivate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnDeactivate.

A call to this function is not added.

OnPush

Transformed to a page action. By default, action is moved to the Related Information menu. The Promoted property is true.

For specific captions, additional properties may be set. For more information, see the MoveElements.xml file.

OnValidate

Code moved to local function <ControlSource>OnValidate.

A call to this function is added to the OnValidate field trigger with a preliminary check.

The following table shows the transformation rules for specific command buttons.

Command button Transformation rule

Command button with PushAction=FormHelp

Not supported by the page object. All triggers are deleted.

Command button with one of the following:

  • PushAction=OK

  • PushAction=Cancel

  • PushAction=LookupOK

  • PushAction=LookupCancel

  • PushAction=Yes

  • PushAction=No

  • PushAction=Close

OnPush trigger code moved to OnQueryClosePage trigger and modified. New local functions are created in the OnQueryClosePage trigger and called by using the following code.

IF CloseAction = Action::LookupCancel THEN
    LookupCancelOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction = Action::LookupOK THEN
    LookupOKOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction IN [Action::Cancel,Action::LookupCancel] THEN
    CancelOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction IN [Action::OK,Action::LookupOK] THEN
    OKOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction = Action::Close THEN
    CloseOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction = Action::No THEN
    NoOnPush;
  
IF CloseAction = Action::Yes THEN
    YesOnPush;

Menu Item Triggers

The following table shows the transformation rules for menu item triggers.

Menu item trigger Transformation rule

OnPush

Transformed to a page action. By default, action is moved to the Related Information menu.

For specific captions, properties may be set. For more information, see the MoveElements.xml file.

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