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Stored procedures
The Property InitialWidth makes it possible to:
  • Find out the initial width of a control or window.
    The initial width corresponds to the width defined in the window editor during the element description. This width can evolve and it can be modified. It is returned by Width.
  • Modify the base width used to anchor the controls "in width".
    When a control is anchored, the base width used to resize the control according to the window is the width defined during the control creation (returned by InitialWidth).
    To modify the width of a control anchored in width, you must also modify its initial width.
  • Find out the initial width of a report control.
    The initial width corresponds to the width defined in the report editor during the element description. This width can evolve and it can be modified. This new width is returned by Width.
Versions 15 and later
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls in iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls in iPhone/iPad applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls in iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 20 and later
Android This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for table columns in iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
Android This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for table columns in iPhone/iPad applications.
Android This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for table columns in iPhone/iPad applications.
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 width of "STC_Title" by 30 millimeters
STC_Title.Width = STC_Title.InitialWidth + 30
// Restores the initial width of control
EDT_Edit1.Width = EDT_Edit1.InitialWidth
// Enlarges TABLE_Table1 that is anchored in width by 30 pixels
TABLE_Table1.Width += 30
TABLE_Table1.InitialWidth += 30
Syntax

Finding out the initial width Hide the details

<Initial Width> = <Element used>.InitialWidth
<Initial Width>: Integer
Width of the element defined in the window editor during its creation. This width is expressed in pixels.
<Element used>: Control name or window name
Name of the element (control or window) whose initial width must be calculated.
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Modifying the initial width of a control anchored in width Hide the details

<Control used>.InitialWidth = <New width>
<Control used>: Control name
Name of the anchored control whose the initial width must be modified.
<New width>: Integer
New initial width of the anchored control (including the border) expressed in pixels.
Remarks

Limits

iPhone/iPad The Property InitialWidth is not available on the fields Table. However, it is available for table columns.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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