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Properties associated with a Static control
Properties associated with a Static control
The following WLanguage properties can be used to handle a static control in a window, in a page or in a report.
Properties associated with a Static control in a window
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Properties associated with a Static control in a window

The following properties can be used with the Static controls:
AnchorThe Anchor property is used to set the anchors of a control in a window, page or report.
AnchorRateBottomThe AnchorRateBottom property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
AnchorRateHeightThe AnchorRateHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the vertical anchor rate of a control.
  • Modify the vertical anchor rate of a control.
AnchorRateRightThe AnchorRateRight property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis.
AnchorRateWidthThe AnchorRateWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
AnchorToContentThe AnchorToContent property is used to determine and change how the control adapts to its content.
AnimationThe Animation property animates an image.
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
BorderThe Border property is used to get and change the characteristics of the borders:
  • for a report control or block.
  • for a window control.
  • for a cell of a Table control.
BottomIndentThe BottomIndent property gets and sets the space at the bottom of the text (bottom margin) in a control.
CaptionIn a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
ColorThe Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
DataBindingThe DataBinding property is used to identify and change the binding between a control and:
  • an item in a data file.
  • a variable.
  • several variables.
DisplayedValueThe DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
DisplayEnabledThe DisplayEnabled property is used to:
  • find out whether the display of a control or window is enabled or not. If the display is enabled, the content of the control is refreshed on a regular basis.
  • enable (or not) the display of a control or window.
EllipsisThe Ellipsis property is used to determine and change the truncation mode with ellipses in:
  • a window control (Static, edit control, List box, Button, Combo box or Static table column).
  • a Static control in a report.
EmptyIfZeroThe EmptyIfZero property is used to:
  • Find out the management mode of zero value in a control.
  • Modify the management mode of zero value in a control
FontThe Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
FontBoldFontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
FontCharsetThe FontCharset property is used to:
  • Find out the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
  • Modify the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
FontCondensedThe FontCondensed property is used to:
  • Determine if characters in a text are condensed.
  • Condense (or not) the characters in a text.
FontExtendedThe FontExtended property is used to:
  • Find out whether the spacing between characters in a text is increased.
  • Increase the spacing between characters in a text.
FontItalicFontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
FontLargeFontLarge is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are enlarged or not.
  • Enlarge (or not) the characters in a text.
FontMinSizeThe FontMinSize property is used to get and change the minimum size of the font used in a Static control with the "Reduce font" option.
FontNameThe FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
FontSizeThe FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
FontStrikeOutThe FontStrikeOut property is used to:
  • Determine if the text displayed is struck through.
  • Apply strikethrough formatting (or not) the text displayed in a control.
FontUnderlinedFontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
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FullNameThe FullName property is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
GrayedThe Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
GroupThe Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
HeightThe Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
HelpNumberThe HelpNumber property is used to identify and modify the help number associated with a control.
HideWhileScrollingThe HideWhileScrolling property is used to:
  • Determine if the pinned control is hidden while scrolling,
  • Show or hide the pinned control while scrolling.
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
InitialAnimationThe InitialAnimation property is used to determine the initial status of an animation in an Image, Button, Static or Carousel control.
InitialHeightThe InitialHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the creation height of a control or window.
  • Modify the base height used to anchor the controls "in height".
  • Find out the creation height of a block or control in a report.
InitialStateThe InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
InitialVisibleThe InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
InitialWidthThe InitialWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the initial width of a control or window.
  • Modify the base width used to anchor the controls in "width".
  • Find out the initial width of a report control.
InputMaskThe InputMask property is used to:
  • find out the input mask.
  • modify the input mask (among the available masks for the type).
InputTypeThe InputType property is used to identify or change the type of input supported by a control: Duration, Date, Numeric, etc.
InterpretAmpersandThe InterpretAmpersand property is used to determine and change how the '&' character is interpreted in:
  • the caption of a Static control.
  • the elements of a List Box control.
  • the elements of a Combo Box control.
  • the values of a column in a Table control.
LeftIndentThe LeftIndent property is used to get and change the space to the left of the text in a control.
MaxHeightThe MaxHeight property is used to get and change the maximum height of a control or window.
MaxWidthThe MaxWidth property is used to get and change the maximum width of a control or window.
MemoryFormatThe MemoryFormat property is used to get and change the format of the value returned for:
  • Date or Time edit controls.
  • Date or Time table columns.
  • Calendar controls.
  • Static controls.
  • editable combo boxes.
  • table columns displayed by combo boxes.
MessageThe Message property is used to:
  • Find out the help message associated with a control or with a menu option (in a window).
  • Modify the help message associated with a control or with a menu option (in a window).
MinHeightThe MinHeight property is used to get and change the minimum height of a control or window.
MinWidthThe MinWidth property is used to get and change the minimum width of a control or window.
ModifiedThe Modified property is used to determine if a control or group of controls has been modified by the user (keyboard or mouse input).
MouseCursorThe MouseCursor property is used to identify and change the hover cursor defined for a control, window or page.
NameThe Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
NoteThe Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
NoteTitleThe NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
OpacityThe Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
PaneThe Pane property is used to:
  • Find out the pane tabs associated with a control.
  • Define the pane tabs associated with a control.
ParallaxRateHeightThe ParallaxRateHeight property is used to determine and specify how fast a control is reduced when the scrollbar in the window, internal window or page moves.
ParallaxRateYThe ParallaxRateY property is used to determine and specify how fast a control moves when the scrollbar in the window, internal window or page moves.
PinnedThe Pinned property is used to:
  • Pin a control: the position of the pinned control will be relative to the visible area of its container and not to the content area.
  • Determine if a control is pinned.
PlanePlane is used to:
  • Get:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or the plane to which a control belongs.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
  • Change:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or associate a control with another plane.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
ProcessThe Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
RichEditThe RichEdit property is used to manage the RTF (Rich Text Format) type:
  • of an edit control or Static control found in a window.
  • of a Static control found in a report.
RightIndentThe RightIndent property is used to get and change the space to the right of the text in a control.
RightToLeftThe RightToLeft property is used to get the writing direction on a control, column, window or report.
StateThe State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
StyleThe Style property is used to retrieve and assign the entire style of a control (including the overrides).
TextDirectionThe TextDirection property is used to determine and change the writing direction in a window, report or control (useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
ToolTipThe ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
TopIndentThe TopIndent property is used to get and change the space at the top of the text (top margin) in a control.
TypeThe Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
UnicodeThe Unicode property is used to:
  • Determine if the value of a control is a Unicode string.
  • Specify whether the value of a control is a Unicode string.
ValueThe Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
VerticalAlignmentThe VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
VisibleThe Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
VisibleWithAnimationThe VisibleWithAnimation property is used to make a control visible or invisible via the "Appear/Disappear" animation.
VisualEffectThe VisualEffect property allows you to apply a visual effect on a control or group of controls in a window.
WidthThe Width property gets and changes the width:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (found in a window), window, column found in a table or column found in a list box (including listview).
  • of a control (found in a page), column found in a table or column found in a list box. The control can be overlayable or not.
WinEditAllowedThe WinEditAllowed property is used to determine and configure the actions allowed on a control when the window switches to "UI modification by end user" mode.
XThe X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
XInitialThe XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
YThe Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
YInitialThe YInitial property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on Y-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on Y-axis) when opening the window.
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control anchored "to bottom" (position on the vertical axis) when opening the window.
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the vertical axis) when opening the report.
ZOrderThe ZOrder property is used to manage the Z-order of an element.
Remark: Some properties may not be available according to the platform used. See the help page about the property for more details.
Properties associated with a Static control in a page
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Properties associated with a Static control in a page (server code)

The following properties can be used with the Static controls:
AliasThe Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get or change the alias of a dynamic tab (WINDEV).
  • get the internal HTML/JavaScript name of a control (WEBDEV).
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
CaptionIn a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
ColorThe Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
DataBindingThe DataBinding property is used to identify and change the binding between a control and:
  • an item in a data file.
  • a variable.
  • several variables.
DndSourceThe DndSource property is used to determine and change a control's drag-and-drop behavior.
DndTargetDndTarget is used to find out and modify the behavior of a control during "Drag and Drop".
FontThe Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
FontBoldFontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
FontItalicFontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
FontNameThe FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
FontSizeThe FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
FontUnderlinedFontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
FullNameThe FullName property is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
GrayedThe Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
GroupThe Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
HeightThe Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
HTMLAfterThe HTMLAfter property is used to get and change the HTML code inserted after the control.
HTMLBeforeHTMLBefore is used to find out and modify the HTML code added before the control.
HTMLClassThe HTMLClass property is used to read and change the value of the "class" HTML attribute of the control.
InitialStateThe InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
InitialValueThe InitialValue property is used to get the initial value of a control in a window or page.
InitialVisibleThe InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
MouseCursorThe MouseCursor property is used to identify and change the hover cursor defined for a control, window or page.
NameThe Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
NoteThe Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
NoteTitleThe NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
OpacityThe Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
ProcessThe Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
StateThe State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
TypeThe Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
UnicodeThe Unicode property is used to:
  • Determine if the value of a control is a Unicode string.
  • Specify whether the value of a control is a Unicode string.
ValueThe Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
VerticalAlignmentThe VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
VisibleThe Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
WidthThe Width property gets and changes the width:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (found in a window), window, column found in a table or column found in a list box (including listview).
  • of a control (found in a page), column found in a table or column found in a list box. The control can be overlayable or not.
XThe X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
XInitialThe XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
YThe Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
YInitialThe YInitial property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on Y-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on Y-axis) when opening the window.
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control anchored "to bottom" (position on the vertical axis) when opening the window.
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the vertical axis) when opening the report.
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Properties associated with a Static control in PHP

The following properties can be used with the Static controls:
AliasThe Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get or change the alias of a dynamic tab (WINDEV).
  • get the internal HTML/JavaScript name of a control (WEBDEV).
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
CaptionIn a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
ColorThe Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
DndSourceThe DndSource property is used to determine and change a control's drag-and-drop behavior.
DndTargetDndTarget is used to find out and modify the behavior of a control during "Drag and Drop".
FontBoldFontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
FontItalicFontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
FontNameThe FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
FontSizeThe FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
FontUnderlinedFontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
GrayedThe Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
HeightThe Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
HTMLAfterThe HTMLAfter property is used to get and change the HTML code inserted after the control.
HTMLBeforeHTMLBefore is used to find out and modify the HTML code added before the control.
HTMLClassThe HTMLClass property is used to read and change the value of the "class" HTML attribute of the control.
InitialStateThe InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
InitialVisibleThe InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
NameThe Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
NoteThe Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
NoteTitleThe NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
OpacityThe Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
StateThe State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
TypeThe Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
ValueThe Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
VerticalAlignmentThe VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
VisibleThe Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
WidthThe Width property gets and changes the width:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (found in a window), window, column found in a table or column found in a list box (including listview).
  • of a control (found in a page), column found in a table or column found in a list box. The control can be overlayable or not.
XThe X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
XInitialThe XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
YThe Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
YInitialThe YInitial property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on Y-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on Y-axis) when opening the window.
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control anchored "to bottom" (position on the vertical axis) when opening the window.
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the vertical axis) when opening the report.
Properties associated with a Static control in a report
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Properties that can be used with a Static control in a report

The following properties can be used with the "Static" controls found in a report:
AnchorThe Anchor property is used to set the anchors of a control in a window, page or report.
AnchorRateBottomThe AnchorRateBottom property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
AnchorRateHeightThe AnchorRateHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the vertical anchor rate of a control.
  • Modify the vertical anchor rate of a control.
AnchorRateRightThe AnchorRateRight property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis.
AnchorRateWidthThe AnchorRateWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
BlurLevelThe BlurLevel property gets and sets the percentage of blur applied to a control in a report.
BorderThe Border property is used to get and change the characteristics of the borders:
  • for a report control or block.
  • for a window control.
  • for a cell of a Table control.
CaptionIn a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
CollapsedImageThe CollapsedImage property is used to:
  • find out and/or modify the default image associated with a collapsed row in a TreeView Table control.
  • find out and/or modify the default image associated with a collapsed row in a TreeView control.
  • find out and/or modify the image associated with a specific collapsed row in a TreeView Table control.
  • find out and modify the image in a collapsed row of a TreeView item in a "TreeView table" type report.
ColorThe Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a Font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
DisplayCurrencyThe DisplayCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
DisplayedItemThe DisplayedItem property is used to:
  • Find out the item or the variable displayed by the control.
  • Modify the item or the variable displayed by the control.
EllipsisThe Ellipsis property is used to determine and change the truncation mode with ellipses in:
  • a window control (Static, edit control, List box, Button, Combo box or Static table column).
  • a Static control in a report.
EmptyEmpty is used to find out whether:
  • a Looper, Table, List Box or Combo Box control is empty. The control can be a browsing control or a memory control.
  • a Chart control contains no series.
  • a report control is empty (control linked to an item).
  • an array (or an associative array) contains no element.
  • an element of an associative array exists or not.
  • a queue, a list or a stack contains no element.
ExpandedImageThe ExpandedImage property is used to:
  • find out and modify the default image associated with an expanded row in a TreeView Table control.
  • find out and/or modify the default image associated with an expanded row in a TreeView control.
  • find out and modify the image associated with a specific expanded row in a TreeView Table control.
  • find out and modify the image associated with an expanded row in a treeview item of a "TreeView table" report.
FontThe Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
FontBoldFontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
FontCharsetThe FontCharset property is used to:
  • Find out the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
  • Modify the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
FontCondensedThe FontCondensed property is used to:
  • Determine if characters in a text are condensed.
  • Condense (or not) the characters in a text.
FontExtendedThe FontExtended property is used to:
  • Find out whether the spacing between characters in a text is increased.
  • Increase the spacing between characters in a text.
FontItalicFontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
FontLargeFontLarge is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are enlarged or not.
  • Enlarge (or not) the characters in a text.
FontNameThe FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
FontSizeThe FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
FontStrikeOutThe FontStrikeOut property is used to:
  • Determine if the text displayed is struck through.
  • Apply strikethrough formatting (or not) the text displayed in a control.
FontUnderlinedFontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
FutureHeightThe FutureHeight property is used to determine how high an auto-resizing control in a report will be after being enlarged.
GroupThe Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
HeightThe Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
HeightInPixelThe HeightInPixel property is used to get the height in pixels of a control in a report.
HiddenThe Hidden is used to:
  • Determine if a control in a report is hidden.
  • Redact or blur a control in a report.
HierarchicalDepthThe HierarchicalDepth property is used to:
  • Find out the depth of a hierarchical control in a report.
  • Modify the depth of a hierarchical control in a report (only if the report uses a data source through programming).
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
HTMLThe HTML property is used to:
  • find out whether the current report is printed in HTML mode.
  • manage the HTML type of a Static control found in a report.
ImageImage is used to find out and modify the background image displayed in a control or in a block.
InitialHeightThe InitialHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the creation height of a control or window.
  • Modify the base height used to anchor the controls "in height".
  • Find out the creation height of a block or control in a report.
InitialWidthThe InitialWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the initial width of a control or window.
  • Modify the base width used to anchor the controls in "width".
  • Find out the initial width of a report control.
InputMaskThe InputMask property is used to:
  • find out the input mask.
  • modify the input mask (among the available masks for the type).
MemoryCurrencyThe MemoryCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
MultilineIn a window or page, the Multiline property is used to:
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of an Edit control.
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of a column in a Table control.
In a report, the Multiline property is used to determine and change the "Multiline" option of a control.
NameThe Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
NoteThe Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
NoteTitleThe NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
PlanePlane is used to:
  • Get:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or the plane to which a control belongs.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
  • Change:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or associate a control with another plane.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
ProcessThe Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
RightToLeftThe RightToLeft property is used to get the writing direction on a control, column, window or report.
RTFWithImagesAndTablesThe RTFWithImagesAndTables property is used to manage images and tables in RTF Static controls in a report.
SizeThe Size property is used to determine and change the size of an element.
StateThe State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
TextDirectionThe TextDirection property is used to determine and change the writing direction in a window, report or control (useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
ValueThe Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
VerticalAlignmentThe VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
VisibleThe Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
WidthThe Width property gets and changes the width:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (found in a window), window, column found in a table or column found in a list box (including listview).
  • of a control (found in a page), column found in a table or column found in a list box. The control can be overlayable or not.
WidthInPixelThe WidthInPixel property is used to get the width in pixels of a control in a report.
XThe X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
XInitialThe XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
YThe Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
YInitialThe YInitial property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on Y-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on Y-axis) when opening the window.
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control anchored "to bottom" (position on the vertical axis) when opening the window.
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the vertical axis) when opening the report.
ZOrderThe ZOrder property is used to manage the Z-order of an element.
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