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  1. #1
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    custom data query dialog problem

    Hi,

    I am using a custom data query dialog to prompt for text and read the entered text.


    TBuf<KMaxGameNameLength> gameName;
    _LIT(KTempDesc1, "Naveen");
    gameName.Copy(KTempDesc1);
    //CAknTextQueryDialog* gameNameQuery = CAknTextQueryDialog::NewL(gameName);
    //the above line works and displays "Naveen" while showing the dialog
    CMyDlg* gameNameQuery = CMyDlg::NewL(this, gameName);
    //the above line doesnt work and doesnt display "Naveen" while showing the dialog
    if (gameNameQuery->ExecuteLD(R_DATAQUERY_DATA_QUERY))
    {
    .....
    with my custom dialog i am not gettig the data entered in the dialog.
    }

    Other code is

    class CMyDlg: public CAknTextQueryDialog
    {
    ....
    }

    CMyDlg::CMyDlg(TDes& pStr):CAknTextQueryDialog(pStr)
    {
    }

    what could be the problem?
    why i am facing issues when i am using my own dialog?



    My dialog resource is:
    RESOURCE DIALOG r_dataquery_data_query
    {
    flags=EGeneralQueryFlags;
    buttons = R_AVKON_SOFTKEYS_OK_CANCEL;
    items =
    {
    DLG_LINE
    {
    type = EAknCtQuery;
    id = EDataQueryDlgCIdDataQuery;
    control = AVKON_DATA_QUERY
    {
    layout = EDataLayout;
    control =
    EDWIN
    {
    width = KMaxGameNameLength;
    lines = 1;
    maxlength = KMaxGameNameLength;
    };
    };
    }
    };
    }

  2. #2
    Nokia Developer Moderator
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    Re: custom data query dialog problem

    I think it is impossible to answer if you don't provide the more implementations details on your own dialog. Anyway, would it be a lot easier to use the S60 dialogs in there ?

  3. #3
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    Re: custom data query dialog problem

    symbianyucca,
    sorry for not providing complete details.

    all,
    after debugging i could figure out the problem and solution.
    details are as:

    1) If CAknTextQueryDialog instance is directly used for displaying and querying text, everything works fine. i.e,
    CAknTextQueryDialog* gameNameQuery = CAknTextQueryDialog::NewL(gameName);
    - gameName will show the text what is set before calling ExecuteLD() and
    - gameName will contain the text user entered after coming out of ExecuteLD()

    2) If a derived class (from CAknTextQueryDialog) is used for displaying and querying text, it behaves in a different way - i.e,
    CMyDlg* gameNameQuery = CMyDlg::NewL(this, gameName);
    Neither text contained in gameName will be displayed nor the text entered by user is copied to gameName after ExecuteLD.

    there is a slight different tweak to get the entered text
    In OkToExitL() we have to use
    TBool CMyDialog::OkToExitL(TInt aButtonId)
    {
    CAknQueryControl* control = static_cast<CAknQueryControl*>(ControlOrNull(EDataQueryDlgCIdDataQuery));
    CEikEdwin* editor = static_cast<CEikEdwin*> ( control->ControlByLayoutOrNull( EDataLayout ) );
    if (editor)
    {
    editor->GetText(iDlgText);
    }
    }

    If we have to set pre-text for the dialog, we have to do similar changes in PreLayoutDynInitL() method.


    The dialog definition in rss file remains the same as i have given earlier.

    cheers
    Naveen

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