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Old February 4th, 2016, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: Composing Several Non-Sequential Records

Originally Posted by JPalchak View Post
What would be really optimal would be a compose records 1,2,3... kind of how a print dialogue box would ask for which pages to print; a range or specific pages (in this case records).
Oh, okay, if that's all you want to do, that's even easier.

In fact, the same question has already been answered here on this very forum.

With a search for "FusionPro record range", like so:

One would find this thread:

And at the end of my first post there:

One would find this code to add to OnRecordStart:
Originally Posted by Dan Korn View Post
var ranges = [ 2, [345,351], 657, [987,998] ];
function CheckRanges(val)
  for (var i in ranges)
    if (val == ranges[i] || ((ranges[i] instanceof Array) && val >= ranges[i][0] && val <= ranges[i][1]))
      return true;
  return false;
FusionPro.Composition.composeThisRecord = CheckRanges(CurrentRecordNumber());
return FusionPro.Composition.composeThisRecord;
So, all you need to do to modify the ranges you want to recompose is to change this single line:
var ranges = [ 7, [15,34], [75,83] ]; //etc.
It wouldn't be much harder to simply read the record numbers from a secondary data file with ExternalDataFileEx.
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