B4A Library [Class] Flexible Table

This thread will be used by Erel, Melamoud and myself to discuss / post new releases of the Table class.

The table class is a flexible UI component that enable scrollable table like UI, with sortable columns, multiselect rows etc

the table is very efficient, maintaining labels only for visible rows

old thread with details : http://www.basic4ppc.com/forum/addi...view-supports-tables-any-size.html#post110901

The class depend on following libraries:
- StringUtils (standard)
- SQL (standard)
- JavaObject (standard)
- ScrollView2D (additional)

List of major features.
1. scrollable table UI
2. sortable columns
3. select a row, cell or multi select rows
4. callback for selection / click a cell / row
5. callback for long click action
6. read / write to CSV file

Current version --> 3.30 Custom View
Current version --> 1.44 Class

Other complementary routines:

Load data with the Remote Database Connector.


EDIT: LucaMs has written a routine to fill a table with a Remote Database Connector query result see post 182.
The routine hasn't been added into the Class for the reasons explained in post 183.
A sample program can be found HERE.

Code:
B4X:
'load data from a RDC Request
'Result = DBResult object got from a RDC request
'AutomaticWidths  True > set the column widths automaticaly
'Written by LucasMs
Public Sub LoadRDCResult(Result As DBResult, AutomaticWidths As Boolean)
    cAutomaticWidths = AutomaticWidths
    NumberOfColumns = Result.Columns.Size
    innerClearAll(NumberOfColumns)

    Dim Headers(NumberOfColumns) As String
    Dim ColumnWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
    Dim HeaderWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
    Dim DataWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
    Dim col, row As Int
    Dim str As String
    For col = 0 To NumberOfColumns - 1
        Headers(col) = Result.Columns.GetKeyAt(col)
        If AutomaticWidths = False Then
            ColumnWidths(col) = 130dip
            HeaderWidths(col) = 130dip
            DataWidths(col) = 130dip
        Else
            HeaderWidths(col) = cvs.MeasureStringWidth(Headers(col), Typeface.DEFAULT, cTextSize) + 8dip + cLineWidth
            DataWidths(col) = 0

            Dim FieldValue As Object
            For row = 0 To Result.Rows.Size - 1
                Dim Record() As Object = Result.Rows.Get(row)
                FieldValue = Record(col)
                If GetType(FieldValue) = "java.lang.String" Then
                    DataWidths(col) = Max(DataWidths(col), cvs.MeasureStringWidth(str, Typeface.DEFAULT, cTextSize) + 8dip + cLineWidth)
                End If
            Next
            ColumnWidths(col) = Max(HeaderWidths(col), DataWidths(col))
        End If
    Next
    SetHeader(Headers)
    SetColumnsWidths(ColumnWidths)

    For Each Record() As Object In Result.Rows
        Dim R(NumberOfColumns) As String
        Dim FieldV As String
        For col = 0 To NumberOfColumns - 1
            FieldV = Record(col)
            R(col) = FieldV
        Next
        AddRow(R)
    Next
End Sub

This is another routine updated by cimperia in post #392 using a Map for the columns and a List for the rows.
B4X:
'load data from a RDC Request
'A RDC request returns a DBResult object, therefore this method
'could be called as is:
'LoadRDCResult(DBResult.Columns, DBResult.Rows, True)
'AutomaticWidths  True > set the column widths automaticaly
'Written by LucasMs
Public Sub LoadRDCResult(Columns As Map, Rows As List, AutomaticWidths As Boolean)
  cAutomaticWidths = AutomaticWidths
  NumberOfColumns = Columns.Size
  innerClearAll(NumberOfColumns)

  Dim Headers(NumberOfColumns) As String
  Dim ColumnWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
  Dim HeaderWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
  Dim DataWidths(NumberOfColumns) As Int
  Dim col, row As Int
  Dim str As String
  For col = 0 To NumberOfColumns - 1
    Headers(col) = Columns.GetKeyAt(col)
    If AutomaticWidths = False Then
      ColumnWidths(col) = 130dip
      HeaderWidths(col) = 130dip
      DataWidths(col) = 130dip
    Else
      HeaderWidths(col) = cvs.MeasureStringWidth(Headers(col), Typeface.DEFAULT, cTextSize) + 8dip + cLineWidth
      DataWidths(col) = 0

      Dim FieldValue As Object
      For row = 0 To Rows.Size - 1
        Dim Record() As Object = Rows.Get(row)
        FieldValue = Record(col)
       If GetType(FieldValue) = "java.lang.String" Then
         DataWidths(col) = Max(DataWidths(col), cvs.MeasureStringWidth(str, Typeface.DEFAULT, cTextSize) + 8dip + cLineWidth)
       End If
      Next
      ColumnWidths(col) = Max(HeaderWidths(col), DataWidths(col))
    End If
  Next
  SetHeader(Headers)
  SetColumnsWidths(ColumnWidths)

  For Each Record() As Object In Rows
    Dim R(NumberOfColumns) As String
    Dim FieldV As String
    For col = 0 To NumberOfColumns - 1
      FieldV = Record(col)
      R(col) = FieldV
    Next
    AddRow(R)
  Next
End Sub


Load data from a MSMariaDB database.

Another routine for loading data from a MSMariaDB database can be found in post#727.
Thanks to @Magma.

Updates:
EDIT: 2021.06.28 Version 3.29
Added a check for none numeric values for numeric sorting.

EDIT: 2021.06.28 Version 3.29
Amended problem with column colors
Version 3.28
Added NumberOfColumns in the code
Added TopRowIndex method
Version 3.27
Amended MultiSelect EDIT: 2020.09.02 Version 3.26
Amended problem with sort with remove accents
Amended problem with SetRowColorN
Added SetCellAlignmentColN method
Added SetHeaderAlignmentColN method

EDIT: 2020.08.05 Version 3.24
Amended problem with JumpToRowAndSelect not being selected.
Amended error when setting RowHeight before the table initialized

EDIT: 2020.06.19 Version 3.22
Amended error in the insertRowAt routine.

EDIT: 2020.05.25 Version 3.21
Amended bug with TextSize in fixed columns

EDIT: 2020.05.16 Version 3.20
Added fast scroll feature
Version 3.19
Improved automatic width calculation and hidden columns
Version 3.18
Added a check in RemoveRowColorN to ensure that Row is not out of bounds
Added ShowRow event
Amended automatic width calculations
Amended hidden column width problem

EDIT: 2020.04.21 Version 3.17
Amended HeaderHight problem with fixed columns

EDIT: 2020.04.21 Version 3.16
Amended two errors.

EDIT: 2020.04.14 Version 3.14
Added the methods below
- LoadSQLiteDB4(SQLite As SQL, Query As String, AutomaticWidths As Boolean)
loads SQLite data with data type checking
- LoadSQLiteDB5(SQLite As SQL, Query As String, Values() As String, AutomaticWidths As Boolean).
loads SQLite data with data type checking , similar to LoadSQLiteDB4 but for parametrized queries.
- GetColumnDataTypes As String(), returns an Array with the data type for each column.
- GetColumnDataType(Column As Int) As String, returns the data type of the fiven column.
Added the InnerTotalWidth property, read only.
Added multiple first fiexed columns
Added line colors

EDIT: 2020.03.10 Version 3.10
Amended bug reported HERE

EDIT: 2020.03.06 Version 3.09
Amended bug reported HERE.

EDIT: 2020.02.29 Version 3.08
Amended SetHeaderTypefaces method problem reprted HERE.
Added HeaderTypeface property.

EDIT: 2020.01.08 Version 3.07
Amended bug ShowStatisLine = False property bug.
Added MultiSelect property to Designer properties.
You need to open and close the Designer when you use the new version the first time to make the MultiSelect property active.

EDIT: 2019.12.28 Version 3.06
Amened some bugs

EDIT: 2019.12.25 Version 3.05
Added FirstColumnFixed property which allows to fix the first column.
Attention: You need to open and close the Designer to make the new property active.

EDIT: 2019.11.15 Version 3.04
- Added SelectedRowTextColor and SlectedCellTextColor properties
- Added ZeroSelections property, True > when a selected row is pressed it will be unselected False > it remains selected.

EDIT: 2019.11.12 Version 3.03
- Changed JumpToRowAndSelect(Row As Int, Col As Int) to JumpToRowAndSelect(Col As Int, Row As Int)
- Changed LoadSQLiteDB2 signature. Replaced the possible values from "T", "I", "R" to "TEXT", "NUMBER" for coherence with SetColumnDataTypes.
- Added internal sorting bitmaps, avoids loading the image files into the Files folder.
- Added two new properties: SortBitmapWidth and SortBitmapColor.
- Added SetCustomSortingBitmaps method, which allows to use custom bitmaps instead of the internal ones.
Attention: You need to open and close the Designer to make the new properties active.
Attention: You need to invert the parameters in JumpToRowAndSelect.

EDIT: 2019.07.04 Version 3.02
Amended error reported in post #887

EDIT: 2019.06.26 Version 3.01
Amended SingleLine property setting in the code

EDIT: 2019.04.05 Version 3.00
Amended SetColumnColors and SetTextColors
Removed Reflection library dependency

EDIT: 2018.04.11 Version 2.29
Version 2.27
set the two variables sortedCol and sortingDir to Public instaed of Private
added RemoveAccent routine for sorting with accented characters
Version 2.28
Added SetHeaderTypeFaces
Added SortRemoveAccents property
Version 2.29
Added SaveTableToCSV2 with a user defined separator character

EDIT: 2018.04.11 Version 2.26
added LoadSQLiteDB3 method using SQLExec2 instead of SQLExec
The query can include question marks which will be replaced with the values in the array.

EDIT: 2018.03.27 Version 2.25
amended minor errors
added UpdateCell method

EDIT: 2017.11.19 Version 2.22
improved JumpToRowAndSelect scrolls horizontally to the selected column
improved setHeaderHeight
added padding for status bar Label

EDIT: 2017.06.27 Version 2.19
Replaced DoEvents by Sleep(0)
Asked HERE

EDIT: 2017.06.27 Version 2.19
Replaced DoEvents by Sleep(0)
Asked HERE

EDIT: 2017.05.16 Version 2.18
Amended error reported HERE.

EDIT: 2017.03.09 Version 2.17
Amended error reported HERE.

EDIT: 2017.03.09 Version 2.15
Amended error reported here, Event signatures
#Event: CellClick(col As Int, row As Int)
#Event: CellLongClick(col As Int, row As Int)

EDIT: 2016.12.05 Version 2.14
Added NumberOfColumns and NumberOfRows as Public variables.
Amended error reported here.

EDIT: 2016.12.05 Version 2.13
Amended error reported here.
Added NumberOfColumns as a property for the Designer.

EDIT: 2016.07.30 Version 2.10
Amended error with TextAlignment and HeaderTextAlignment reported in post #606

EDIT: 2016.03.15 Version 2.00
Added CustomView support.
This version can be compiled into a library.
Changes between the previous versions and version 2.00
For a Table added in the Designer, this is new
No need to initialize nor add it onto a parent view
'For a Table added in the Designer, this is new
'No need to initialize nor add it onto a parent view

For a Table added in the code:
The Initialize routine has been splittend into two routines.
New:
Initialize (CallBack As Object, EventName As String)
InitializeTable (vNumberOfColumns As Int, cellAlignement As Int, showStatusL As Boolean)

'Example:
Table1.Initialize(Me, "Table1")
Table1.InitializeTable(5, Gravity.CENTER_HORIZONTAL, True)


Old:
Initialize(CallBack As Object, EventName As String, vNumberOfColumns As Int, cellAlignement As Int, showStatusL As Boolean)
Example:
Table1.Initialize(Me, "Table1", 5, Gravity.CENTER_HORIZONTAL, True)

EDIT: 2015.04.29 Version 1.43
As the modifications in LoadSQLiteDB don't work in all cases I went back.
LoadSQLiteDB as in version 1.40
Added LoadSQLiteDB2 where the column data types must be given.

EDIT: 2015.04.26 Version 1.42
Changed he LoadSQLiteDB routine, version 1.41 didn't work as expected.
The final solution was suggested by cimperia HERE.

EDIT: 2015.04.16 Version 1.41
Changed the LoadSQLiteDB routine according to the error reported in the SQL issue thread
and the SQLite Cursor GetString versus GetDouble thread.
The problem appears with numbers bigger than 999999.
I left version 1.40 in case of problems.
I tested it with a few databases, but I am not sure if it works in all cases.

EDIT: 2015.03.05
Amended bugs reported in posts #383 and #386
Added SetAutomaticWidths routine

EDIT: 2015.02.19
Amended the problem alignment reported in post # 378

EDIT: 2015.02.13
Amended the problem of rows not shown reported in post # 371

EDIT: 2015.01.09
Added header aligments

EDIT: 2014.08.14
Added HeaderHeight property
Amended RowColor problem reported in post #260

EDIT: 2014.08.10
Added SortColumn property asked in post #266
Added UseColumnColors ColumnColors and HeaderColors propeties

EDIT: 2014.05.10 Added RowHeight as a property

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vecino

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I understand. Thank you very much.
By the way, is a great job.
 

klaus

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@zeuspower
By default the LoadSQLiteDB routine takes the DB column names as headers.
You can modify the headers with the SetHeader routine.
Unfortunately it changes the column widths.
I added the GetColumnWidths routine (TableV1_26 project) to read and mamorize the column widths to be able to reset the widths.
In the attached project you have an example, it's a workaround because it doesn't take into account yet to change the column width if new haeders are wider than the widest item in the column.
I will be absent the next four days so no chance for improvement, I will look for a better solution when I come back home.

Best regards.

EDIT:
Removed the zip file, the latest version is in the first post.
 
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zeuspower

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@zeuspower
By default the LoadSQLiteDB routine takes the DB column names as headers.
You can modify the headers with the SetHeader routine.
Unfortunately it changes the column widths.
I added the GetColumnWidths routine (TableV1_26 project) to read and mamorize the column widths to be able to reset the widths.
In the attached project you have an example, it's a workaround because it doesn't take into account yet to change the column width if new haeders are wider than the widest item in the column.
I will be absent the next four days so no chance for improvement, I will look for a better solution when I come back home.

Best regards.

Thanks ,i will check it out...
It Works ok...
But it has the problem you already said...
If the fields contents width ,happens to be shorter than the headers ,then the headers do an ugly wrap text,or even some text disappears(if the header height is small)
 
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Espinosa4

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Hello everybody.

I am having problems with the last record/line with the cell selection and the Galaxy S3. I can click in any cell except the last cells of the bottom line. with other phone works fine.

Any idea?
Thanks

Cheers
Espinosa
 
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klaus

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Do you have the problem when you run the example code from post #1 ?
It's difficult for me to give you, and others who have the same problem, a concrete advice because I cannot reproduce the problem on my devices.
If you have a different project could you post it as a zip file ?
 

Espinosa4

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Hi klaus!
I don't remember. I'll try to do a test and I will post the result. About the code I can upload the code. No problem

Cheers
 

Espinosa4

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Do you have the problem when you run the example code from post #1 ?
It's difficult for me to give you, and others who have the same problem, a concrete advice because I cannot reproduce the problem on my devices.
If you have a different project could you post it as a zip file ?

Good evening klaus,

Finally I've tested the example added in the 1.27 zip file and I've the same problem. I can click in any cell except the last cells of the bottom line. My code it's the same that we can see into the example.

I've another strange case with my program where I can't write text in an edit object. It is on a tablet. Samsung Galaxy Tablet 8.9. Firstly, the edit is enabled = false. And after I turn the property to true. After that, I try to write text and nothing happens. I can't do it.

Cheers,
Espinosa
 

Espinosa4

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Hi, here the link klaus.
How I don't what files I can delete I uploaded in Dropbox.

https://db.tt/u11Aublu

I tested the program and the problem is in the add to activity on the variable height. Depends the value it works fine.

100%y doesn't work.
50%y works fine.

Cheers
Carlos
 

klaus

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The problem is in this line:
Table1.AddToActivity(Activity, 0, 5dip, 100%x, 100%y)
You set the Top property to 5dip and the Height to 100%y
this means that the bottom of the Scrollview is below the bottom of the screen.
It should be
Table1.AddToActivity(Activity, 0, 5dip, 100%x, 100%y - 5dip)

But anyway, on my device even with the line above I can select the last line.
The only problem is that a small part is missing.

With, for example,
Table1.AddToActivity(Activity, 0, 5%y, 100%x, 100%y)
The last line is not displayed !
With
Table1.AddToActivity(Activity, 0, 5%y, 100%x, 95%y)
it is.

Best regards.
 

Espinosa4

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Ok but with 100%y I can see all the lines.
And if I use 50%y I don't have problems with vertical view but in horizontal view it is very difficult to do click on the cell.

My original height was 95%y but I made many tests to find the problem and 100%y was a mistake mine. Sorry.

Best regards
 
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klaus

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Ok but with 100%y I can see all the lines.
With your code I see too all lines but the last one is a bit truncated !
Can't you really not select a cell in this line ?
And once again, if you run the test project in the first post can't you select a cell in the last line ?
I don't understand ???

Best regards.
 

Espinosa4

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It is.
I can't select in the test project a cell in the last line. it is not possible. I have pain in my finger ;)

In my program with 95%y it is the same but if I use 50%y works ok in vertical screen and bad in horizontal screen. it is crazy !!

best regards.

maybe we need to call Mulder and Scully ;)))

By the way in my Galaxy S plus works all ok.
 
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klaus

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Well, I tried your code with 50%y and now I see it too !
It is due to an internal Panel added by melamoud and I don't know exactly what he did.
It will need some more deep investigation to find what happens when, how and why.

Best regards.
 

Espinosa4

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Excellent!
There's a reason and this is very important!
Thank you very much indeed klaus for your valuable help! I am very sorry I can't help you more, I am only an amateur programmer.

Best regards
Espinosa
 
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