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  • Width of a window: Specific features
  • Initial width (control and window)
  • Column width
  • Limits
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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.
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.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
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
// 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
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Width of a window: Specific features

  • WINDEV The width of a window takes into account the shadow effect defined in the Windows theme.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaUser code (UMC)

Initial width (control and window)

The initial width (defined in the editor) is returned by ..InitialWidth.
In most cases, the width of an element depends on ..MaxWidth and ..MinWidth. However, this constraint disappears when the width is modified by programming (by ..Width or WinSize).
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)

Column width

When modifying the width of a column in a Table control, the minimum width must also be modified (..MinWidth) if the specified width is less than the minimum width of the column (otherwise, the modification will be ignored).
Horizontal Table control: ..Width modifies the height of the row. ..Height is used to find out the width of the entire table. This property is available in read-only.

Limits

WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 App ..Width cannot be used on a report.
WINDEV 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.
Java ..Width only applies to the following elements:
  • Button.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image.
  • Check box.
  • Radio button.
  • List box.
  • Combo box.
  • TreeView.
  • Tab.
  • Window.
  • Table.
  • Table column.
  • Supercontrol.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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