Control will not collapse prior to task with UI lock

2 posts, 1 answers
  1. Neal
    Neal avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    Jan 2011

    Posted 18 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    I am using a CommandBarDropDownList to trigger a refresh of the bindingsource for a GridView.  The linq query takes a little while to execute, so the UI gets frozen, which is ok.  Prior to executing the query, I would like the dropdownlist to fully collapse.  I attempt to use application.doevents, but it still will not collapse until the query runs.  See snippet below.


    EDIT:  Tried with regular DropDownList (not in commandbar) and same behavior.  Tried with winforms combobox and the control successfully collapses.


    Private Sub CommandBarDropDownList1_TextChanged(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles CommandBarDropDownList1.TextChanged
    End Sub
    Private Sub UpdateGrid()
        Me.Cursor = Cursors.WaitCursor
        Dim db As New DAL_DataContext
        db.Log = Console.Out
        Dim qryRep = (From item In db.RepSaleDetails Where item.RepSaleHeader.Date.Value.Year = CommandBarDropDownList1.Text Select _
                  Descr = item.RepSaleHeader.Rep.LastName, _
                  Amount = CInt(item.Qty * item.Price), _
                  Month = item.RepSaleHeader.Date.Value.Month)
        Dim qryCust = From item In db.CustSaleDetails Where item.CustSaleHeader.Date.Value.Year = CommandBarDropDownList1.Text _
                      And item.CustSaleHeader.RefNo >= 3000 Select _
                        Descr = "Ann", _
                        Amount = CInt(item.Qty * item.Price), _
                        Month = item.CustSaleHeader.Date.Value.Month
        Dim qryInternet = From item In db.CustSaleDetails Where item.CustSaleHeader.Date.Value.Year = CommandBarDropDownList1.Text _
                          And item.CustSaleHeader.RefNo < 3000 Select _
                          Descr = "Ann Internet", _
                          Amount = CInt(item.Qty * item.Price), _
                          Month = item.CustSaleHeader.Date.Value.Month
        Dim qryAll = qryRep.Concat(qryCust).Concat(qryInternet)
        Dim MyTable = qryAll.GroupBy(Function(i) i.Descr).Select(Function(g) New TrendAnnual With _
                 {.Descr = g.Key, _
                  .Tot = g.Sum(Function(c) c.Amount), _
                  .Jan = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 1).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Feb = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 2).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Mar = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 3).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Apr = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 4).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .May = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 5).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Jun = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 6).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Jul = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 7).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Aug = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 8).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Sep = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 9).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Oct = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 10).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Nov = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 11).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount), _
                  .Dec = g.Where(Function(c) c.Month = 12).Sum(Function(d) d.Amount)})
        GridBindingSource.DataSource = MyTable.OrderBy(Function(i) i.Descr)
        Me.Cursor = Cursors.Default
    End Sub




  2. Answer
    Peter avatar
    1160 posts

    Posted 23 Feb 2011 Link to this post

    Hello Neal,

    Thank you for writing.

    I would like to suggest closing DropDownList's Popup manually before running your database query. There is not built-in implementation which closes RadDropDownList on text change. You should also turn off DropDownList's Popup FadeOut animation.

    commandBarDropDownList1.DropDownListElement.Popup.FadeAnimationType = FadeAnimationType.None;

    Please refer to the attached project.

    I hope this helps.

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    the Telerik team
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