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Stored procedures
..Width is used to find out and modify 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 stackable or not.
This property also allows you to find out the width of a table cell. To modify its width, modify the width of the corresponding column.
WEBDEV - Server code The modification is available for the "Automatic" or "Dynamic" controls only ("Details" tab of control description).
WEBDEV - Server code The modification is available for the "Automatic" or "Dynamic" controls only ("GUI" tab of control description).
Notes:
  • In a report, the border of the control or block is included in its width. ..WidthInPixel is used to find out the width of a report control in pixels.
  • The width of a control is defined in the editor during the control description.
Example
// Increases the with of "EDT_CustomerName"
EDT_CustomerName..Width = EDT_CustomerName..Width + 15
// Is equivalent to: EDT_CustomerName..Width += 15
// Modify the width of two controls
EDT_CustomerLastName..Width += 100        // Adds 100 pixels
EDT_CustomerFirstName..Width += 10                // Adds 10 pixels
Syntax

Finding out the width of an element Hide the details

<Result> = <Element Name>..Width
<Result>: Real
Width of the specified element. This width is expressed in pixels in a window and/or in a page, and in millimeters in a report.
<Element Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the element (control, window, block, ...) to use.

Modifying the width of an element Hide the details

<Element Name>..Width = <New Width>
<Element Name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of the element (control, window, block, ...) to use.
<New Width>: Real
New width for the specified element. This width is expressed in pixels in a window and/or in a page, and in millimeters in a report.
Remarks
WEBDEV - Server codeWEBDEV - Browser code

Width of controls in a form

In server code, the returned and modifiable width corresponds to the total height of the control (width of caption plus width of input area).
In browser code, the returned and modifiable width corresponds to the width of the input area.

Limits

WEBDEV - Server code ..Width cannot be used on a report.
WEBDEV - Server code Limits for the controls:
  • In Windows 98, the size of elements is limited to ± 32 767.
  • In Windows NT/2000, it is possible (but not recommended) to specify a size up to ± 2 147 483 647.
WEBDEV - Server code ..Width is available in modification for the following controls:
  • Button.
  • Image.
  • Clickable image.
  • Java applet.
  • Chart.
  • Table column.
PHP ..Width is not available for the iFrame controls.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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