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Caution: The operating mode of ..Alias differs according to the product used: the operating mode in WEBDEV differs from the operating mode in WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile.
WINDEV ..Alias is used to find out and modify:
  • the alias of a window. To modify the alias of a window, you also have the ability to use WinChangeAlias.
    Reminder: An alias is used to differentiate between the same window opened several times (frequent in an MDI application).
  • Versions 20 and later
    WINDEV the alias of a pane in a dynamic Tab control.
    New in version 20
    WINDEV the alias of a pane in a dynamic Tab control.
    WINDEV the alias of a pane in a dynamic Tab control.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJava
// Open a new child window
OpenChild(WIN_Child, sFileName)
{sFileName}..X = 10
// {sFileName} = alias of the window
// -- Opening code of WIN_Child
PROCEDURE WIN_Child(sFileName)
MySelf..Alias = sFileName
// Define the alias
// Changes the title of the window that was just opened
{sFileName}..Title = "File = " + {sFileName}..Alias
Syntax
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJava

Finding out the alias of a window Hide the details

<Current alias> = <Window name>..Alias
<Current alias>: Character string
  • Alias of the window,
  • Empty string ("") if the specified window has no alias.
<Window name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of window used. This parameter can be equal to:
  • MySelf. For example, if the name of the alias of the current window is sought.
  • an indirection on the alias of the window. Indeed, the alias name will be known at run time only. The name of the alias is unknown when the code is compiled.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJava

Modifying the alias of a window Hide the details

<Window name>..Alias = <New alias>
<Window name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of window used. This parameter can be equal to:
  • MySelf. For example, if the name of the alias of the current window is sought.
  • an indirection on the alias of the window. Indeed, the alias name will be known at run time only. The name of the alias is unknown when the code is compiled.
<New alias>: Character string
New alias for the window.
Syntax
Versions 20 and later
WINDEV

Finding out the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Current alias> = <Tab pane name>..Alias
<Current alias>: Character string
Alias of the dynamic tab pane.
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
New in version 20
WINDEV

Finding out the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Current alias> = <Tab pane name>..Alias
<Current alias>: Character string
Alias of the dynamic tab pane.
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
WINDEV

Finding out the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Current alias> = <Tab pane name>..Alias
<Current alias>: Character string
Alias of the dynamic tab pane.
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
Versions 20 and later
WINDEV

Modifying the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Tab pane name>..Alias = <New alias>
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
<New alias>: Character string
New alias of the dynamic tab pane.
New in version 20
WINDEV

Modifying the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Tab pane name>..Alias = <New alias>
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
<New alias>: Character string
New alias of the dynamic tab pane.
WINDEV

Modifying the alias of the current Dynamic Tab control pane Hide the details

<Tab pane name>..Alias = <New alias>
<Tab pane name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the current Tab control pane identified by the following syntax:
<Tab control name>[<Tab control name>]
<New alias>: Character string
New alias of the dynamic tab pane.
Remarks
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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