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Property description (Type of variable)
In French: Description de propriété (Type de variable)
The Property Description type is used to get information about a property of a class.
Versions 18 and later
iPhone/iPad This type of variable is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This type of variable is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
iPhone/iPad This type of variable is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This type of variable is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This type of variable is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This type of variable is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Apple Watch This type of variable is now available in Apple Watch mode.
New in version 21
Apple Watch This type of variable is now available in Apple Watch mode.
Apple Watch This type of variable is now available in Apple Watch mode.
Note: See Declaring a variable for more details.
Example
// Retrieves the description of type class of variable x
MyDescription is Definition
MyDescription = GetDefinition(x)
// Retrieves the description of Prop property of the class
p is Property Description
p = MyDescription..Property["Prop"]
Remarks

Properties specific to the description of Property Description variables

The following properties can be used to handle a property description:
Property nameType usedEffect
Versions 22 and later
Associated
New in version 22
Associated
Associated
Boolean
  • True if the property comes from an associated class,
  • False if the property comes from a base class.
This property is available in read-only.
DeclarationDefinitionDefinition of the type that declares the property.
This property is available in read-only.
DefinitionDefinitionDefinition of property type.
This property is available in read-only.
WriteBoolean
  • True if the property is accessible in write mode,
  • False otherwise.
    This property is available in read-only.
GlobalBoolean
  • True if the property is global,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
InheritedBoolean
  • True if the property is inherited from a base class,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
PlayingBoolean
  • True if the property is accessible in read mode,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
NameCharacter stringName of property.
For the native types of WLanguage, the name is returned in the language of the framework used (French or English).
This property is available in read-only.
VirtualBoolean
  • True if the property is virtual,
  • False otherwise.
This property is available in read-only.
Note: These properties can be used with one of the following syntaxes:
  • <Variable Name>..<Property Name>
  • <Variable Name>.<Property Name>

Operation

The described property can be used via the indirection:
  • {<object>, <property description>}
  • {<object>, <property description>} =...
Minimum required version
  • Version 16
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Comments
Transient Properties?
Anyone knows a trick to mark a Property as Transient, so i can ignore it when marshalling (serializing) an object?
Hilario PEREZ CORONA
May 03 2011