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Create a colored legend in a grid
by bansteatt84

Create a colored legend in the grid
Technologies > Software Engineering Techniques > Advanced Techniques > Generate a Colored Legend

This example shows how to create a colored legend as a separate column in a work request grid. The legend colors highlight the work request status. The panel definition includes a custom field for the legend column:

In the JavaScript, map the status values to different colors and set the background color for each legend cell using setStyle():

Some tables include a hpattern_acad field, which stores a highlight color pattern. For a demonstration of how this can be used to set the colors of a grid column legend,

See "Show a thematic legend in a grid"

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<field id="legend"> 

var cell = row.cells.get('legend');
Ext.get(cell.dom).setStyle('background-color', color);

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