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In FoxPro version 2.x, you can't issue a browse and have the entire rowselected when a user clicks. In Visual FoxPro, however, you can create agrid, and have the entire row selected when a user clicks. This articleshows you how.
NOTE: You can also use this technique to make the current record in thegrid remain highlighted after the focus is set to another object on theform.
Create a new form by using the Form Designer.
Bring up the Data Environment for the form by choosing Data Environment from the View menu. Select Add to add the customer table located in the C:\VFP\SAMPLES\MAINSAMP\DATA directory into the data environment. Drag the customer table from the data environment, and drop it onto the form to create a grid object.
Place the following code in the grid's INIT event:
PUBLIC grno grno = RECNO() THIS.setall("Dynamicbackcolor", ; "IIF(RECNO()=grno,RGB(64,128,128),RGB(255,255,255))","Column")
Place the following code in the grid's AfterRowColChange event: