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Stored procedures
The AnchorRateRight property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the horizontal axis.
The anchor rate is used to define how the control is moved or resized in relation to the evolution of size of window (or report) to which it is anchored. The anchor rate corresponds to the percentage by which the control moves in relation to the window (or report). Therefore, if the anchor rate is set to 0, the control will not be resized. If it is set to 1000, the control will be resized normally.
The right anchor rate (AnchorRateRight property) is applied if the control is anchored to the right (anchorRight constant used with the Anchor property).
Versions 19 and later
Reports and Queries This property is now available on report controls.
New in version 19
Reports and Queries This property is now available on report controls.
Reports and Queries This property is now available on report controls.
Example
// The List Box control will be resized by 50% relative to the window size
LIST_ListPersons.AnchorRateRight = 500
Syntax

Finding out the anchor rate when an anchored control moves to right Hide the details

<Result> = <Control used>.AnchorRateRight
<Result>: Integer
Anchor rate between 0 (control not moved) and 1000 (normal anchor)
<Control used>: Control name
Name of control to use. This control can be a control:
  • in a window.
  • Versions 20 and later
    Reports and Queries in a report.
    New in version 20
    Reports and Queries in a report.
    Reports and Queries in a report.
Java

Modifying the anchor rate when an anchored control moves to right Hide the details

<Control used>.AnchorRateRight = <Anchor rate>
<Control used>: Control name
Name of control to use.
<Anchor rate>: Integer
New anchor rate between 0 (control not moved) and 1000 (normal anchor)
Remarks

Anchoring a control

  • Java In a window, the Anchor property is used to determine how a control is resized or moved when the window is resized. If the control is associated with a Tab control, the anchor is defined in relation to the tab.
    For more details, see Anchoring applied to window controls.
  • Versions 19 and later
    Reports and Queries In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor. For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.
    New in version 19
    Reports and Queries In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor. For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.
    Reports and Queries In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor. For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.

Limits

Java The AnchorRateRight property applies to all the controls in a window.
Versions 19 and later
Reports and Queries The AnchorRateRight property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
New in version 19
Reports and Queries The AnchorRateRight property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
Reports and Queries The AnchorRateRight property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
Java The AnchorRateRight property only applies to the following elements:
  • Button.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image.
  • Check Box.
  • Radio Button.
  • List Box.
  • Combo Box.
  • TreeView.
  • Tab.
  • Table.
  • Supercontrol.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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