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Stored procedures
..YInitial 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 the 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.
Note: The initial Y coordinate of a control or window corresponds to the Y coordinate of "Details" tab in the control or window description in the editor.
This Y coordinate defines the control or window position when opening the window, page or report.
Versions 23 and later
PHP This property is now available for the PHP sites.
WEBDEV - Browser code This property is now available in browser code.
WEBDEV - Server codeWindowsLinux This property is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux and in Windows.
New in version 23
PHP This property is now available for the PHP sites.
WEBDEV - Browser code This property is now available in browser code.
WEBDEV - Server codeWindowsLinux This property is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux and in Windows.
PHP This property is now available for the PHP sites.
WEBDEV - Browser code This property is now available in browser code.
WEBDEV - Server codeWindowsLinux This property is now available for WEBDEV sites in Linux and in Windows.
Example
// Moves the control 10 millimeters to bottom
STC_Caption_Title..Y = STC_Caption_Title..Y + 10
// Restores the initial position
STC_Caption_Title..Y = STC_Caption_Title..YInitial
Syntax

Finding out the Y coordinate of a control or window Hide the details

<Result> = <Element name>..YInitial
<Result>: Integer
  • Y coordinate of specified control
    • in a window, this Y coordinate is expressed in pixels. This Y coordinate corresponds, when opening the window, to the vertical position of top left corner of control in relation to the top left corner of client area of window (which means the window without title bar, menu bar and border).
    • in a report, this Y coordinate is expressed in millimeters. This Y coordinate corresponds, when opening the report, to the vertical position of top left corner of control in relation to the top left corner of the block to which the control belongs.
    • in a page, this Y coordinate is expressed in pixels. It corresponds, when opening the page, to:
      • WEBDEV - Server code the vertical position of top left corner of control in relation to the top left corner of the page. If the control belongs to a container control (HTML cell, looper, ...), the Y coordinate is given in relation to this container control.
      • WEBDEV - Browser codePHP the vertical position of top left corner of control in relation to the top left corner of the page.
  • Y coordinate of specified window (in pixels) when it is opened. Vertical position of top left corner of window in relation to the top left corner of the screen.
<Element name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of element (control or window) to use.
For a control associated with a tab, use the following notation:
<Tab name>.<Control name>
Remarks

Limits

WEBDEV - Server code In a report, ..YInitial only applies to the controls found in the report.
WEBDEV - Server codeWEBDEV - Browser codePHP Limits in the pages
..YInitial cannot be used on:
  • an HTML table,
  • an option in a check box or radio button,
  • a row in a list box, in a combo box or in a table,
  • a table cell,
  • a group of controls.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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