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Properties associated with an edit control
Overview
An edit control found in a window, in a page or in a report can be handled in WLanguage by the following properties.
Properties available in a window
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Properties available in a window

The following properties are associated with the edit 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.
AutoLineWrapThe AutoLineWrap property is used to:
  • find out whether the line wrap is automatically supported in a multiline edit control or in a column found in a table (or in a treeview table).
  • indicate the line wrap management mode in a multiline edit control or in a column in a table (or in a TreeView Table)
AutomaticEraseThe AutomaticErase property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control is in "Automatic erase" mode.
  • modify the "Automatic erase" characteristic of an edit control.
AutomaticLinkThe AutomaticLink property is used to:
  • determine if the automatic link detection mode is enabled,
  • enable or disable the automatic link detection mode.
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
BackgroundImageThe BackgroundImage property is used to identify and modify the background color of an element: window, page, control or 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.
CalculatorButtonThe CalculatorButton property is used to determine and indicate whether a Numeric or Currency Edit control has a button to display a popup calculator.
CalendarButtonThe CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
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.
CaptionWidthThe CaptionWidth property is used to get and change the width reserved for the text area in an Edit or Combo Box control.
CheckSpellThe CheckSpell property is used to enable or disable the automatic spelling checker.
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.
CursorThe Cursor property is used to get and change the position of the mouse cursor in one of the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing control.
  • HTML Editor control.
CursorEndCursorEnd is used to find out and modify the end position of selection of the mouse cursor in one of the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing 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.
DeleteButtonThe DeleteButton property is used to determine if there should be an automatic delete button in a Text Edit control, and to change its position.
DisplayCurrencyThe DisplayCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
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.
DisplayMaskThe DisplayMask property is used to:
  • Find out the display mask.
  • Modify the display mask.
This display mask is displayed when the control is in read-only or when the control does not have focus.
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".
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
FileFilterThe FileFilter property is used to find out and change the filter used to display files:
  • when using assisted input in an edit control or table column with the "Assisted file path input" option (in the "General" tab of the description window),
  • in the file picker displayed when the user selects the "Browse..." option in the context menu of an edit control, table column or Combo Box 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.
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.
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.
HandwrittenInputThe HandwrittenInput property is used to manage stylus or mouse input (Windows XP Tablet PC or Windows Vista, respectively).
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.
New in version 27
HideWhileScrolling
The HideWhileScrolling property is used to:
  • Determine if the pinned control is hidden while scrolling,
  • Show or hide the pinned control while scrolling.
HintHint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
HintTextColorThe HintTextColor property is used to get and change the hint text color of an Edit control.
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
HtmlFormatThe HtmlFormat property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control accepts the input in HTML format.
  • modify the input format of an edit 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.
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.
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.
InputEnabledThe InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
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.
InvalidInputMessageThe InvalidInputMessage property is used to identify and set the message that will be displayed if the control contains invalid data (input mask or value out of bounds).
InvalidInputPreventExitThe InvalidInputPreventExit property is used to determine if it is possible to leave the control in case of invalid input.
LeftIndentThe LeftIndent property is used to get and change the space to the left of the text in a control.
MandatoryInputThe MandatoryInput property is used to determine if a control is required and to enable or disable the required data input.
MandatoryInputMessageThe MandatoryInputMessage property is used to identify and set the message that will be displayed if the control is left empty (when the MandatoryInput property is enabled).
MaxHeightThe MaxHeight property is used to get and change the maximum height of a control or window.
MaxValueThe MaxValue property is used to:
  • find out and modify the upper bound of a report based on a data file.
  • find out the upper bound defined for the current filter.
  • find out the maximum value of a chart series.
  • find out and modify the maximum value for some types of controls.
MaxWidthThe MaxWidth property is used to get and change the maximum width of a control or window.
MemoryCurrencyThe MemoryCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
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.
MinValueThe MinValue property is used to:
  • find out and modify the lower bound of a report based on a data file.
  • find out the lower bound defined for the current filter.
  • find out the minimum value of a chart series.
  • find out and modify the minimum value for some types of controls.
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.
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.
NullIfEmptyThe NullIfEmpty property is used to:
  • Find out whether the value returned by the control is NULL if its content is empty.
  • Configure the value returned by the control if its content is empty.
Num1stDayOfTheWeekNum1stDayOfTheWeek is used to find out and modify the 1st day of the week displayed in:
  • a Calendar control.
  • an Organizer control.
  • a Scheduler control.
  • an edit control in Date format with Calendar.
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.
PasswordThe Password property can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns) to find out whether the control is a "Password" control or to modify the "Password" type of the control.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.) to define the password of the user who is using the connection.
New in version 27
Pinned
The 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.
PopupMenuThe PopupMenu property is used to:
  • Find out the custom context menu associated with a control or window.
  • Modify the context menu associated with a control or window (associate another context menu with the control or window).
  • Customize the system menus of controls by adding options.
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.
RightClickThe RightClick property is used to get and change the name of the Button control that will be executed when an object is right-clicked.
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.
SecurityHtmlThe SecurityHtml property is used to get and change the status of the security mechanism of HTML Display and HTML Editor controls.
SelectedTextThe SelectedText property is used to get and change the text selected in an Edit control, editable Combo Box control or editable column in a Table control.
SelectedTextWithTagThe SelectedTextWithTag property is used to get or change the text selected in a rich edit control (RTF or HTML) with HTML or RTF formatting tags.
SelectionIfReadOnlyThe SelectionIfReadOnly property is used to determine and specify if the content of an Edit control can be selected when in read-only mode.
ShortcutKeyThe ShortcutKey property is used to get and change the keyboard shortcut associated with a control.
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.
StoredValueThe StoredValue property is used to get the value currently stored by:
  • a row in a List Box, ListView or Combo Box control.
  • a "Text token" edit control.
StoreTheValueThe StoreTheValue property is used to:
  • Find out whether a control keeps its value between two application starts via the persistence.
  • Modify a control so that it keeps (or not) its value between two application starts via the persistence.
StyleThe Style property is used to retrieve and assign the entire style of a control (including the overrides).
TABOrderThe TABOrder property is used to get and change the position of a control in the tab order of a window.
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).
TextWithoutFormatThe TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
TokenThe Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
TokenAllowDuplicateThe TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenCurrentInputThe TokenCurrentInput property is used to read or change the value being entered in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenDeletableThe TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenEnabledThe TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
TokenListSeparatorThe TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
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.
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. For more details, see the property's help page..
Properties available in a page
WEBDEV - Server code

Properties available in a page (server code)

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
AliasThe Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and 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.
CalendarButtonThe CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
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.
CaptionHTMLThe CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
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.
DisplayCurrencyThe DisplayCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
DisplayedValueThe DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
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.
HintHint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
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.
InputEnabledThe InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
MemoryCurrencyThe MemoryCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
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.
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.
PasswordThe Password property can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns) to find out whether the control is a "Password" control or to modify the "Password" type of the control.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.) to define the password of the user who is using the connection.
ProcessThe Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
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.
TextWithoutFormatThe TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
TokenThe Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
TokenAllowDuplicateThe TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenDeletableThe TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenEnabledThe TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
TokenListSeparatorThe TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
ToolTipThe ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page 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.
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.
WEBDEV - Browser code

Properties available in a page (browser code)

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
AliasThe Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and 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.
CalendarButtonThe CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
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.
CaptionHTMLThe CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
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.
DisplayedValueThe DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
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.
HintHint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
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.
InputEnabledThe InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
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.
StateThe State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
TextWithoutFormatThe TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
TokenThe Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
TokenCurrentInputThe TokenCurrentInput property is used to read or change the value being entered in a "Text token" edit control.
ToolTipThe ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page 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.
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.
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.
PHP

Properties available in PHP

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
AliasThe Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and 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.
CalendarButtonThe CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
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.
CaptionHTMLThe CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
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.
DisplayedValueThe DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
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.
HintHint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
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.
InputEnabledThe InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
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.
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.
TextWithoutFormatThe TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
TokenAllowDuplicateThe TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenDeletableThe TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
TokenEnabledThe TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
TokenListSeparatorThe TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
ToolTipThe ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page 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.
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 available in a report
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesWindowsUser code (UMC)

Properties available in a report

The following properties are associated with the edit 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.
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
New in version 27
BlurLevel
The BlurLevel property gets and changes 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New in version 27
Hidden
The Hidden is used to:
  • Determine if a control in a report is hidden.
  • Redact or blur a control in a report.
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).
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.
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.
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.
See also
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