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  • The different types of Edit controls
  • Text Edit control
  • Multiline Text Edit control
  • HTML Text Edit control
  • Password Edit control
  • Numeric, Currency or Currency + Euro Edit control
  • Date Edit control
  • Time Edit control
  • Duration Edit control
  • Upload Edit control
  • Text token Edit control
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The different types of Edit controls

Text Edit control

This type of Edit control is used to show or enter character strings (name, address, etc.).
Remarks:

    Multiline Text Edit control

    This type of Edit control is used to show or enter multiple lines separated by a "Carriage Return".
    Remarks:
      WEBDEV - Server code

      HTML Text Edit control

      This type of control is used to format rich text.
      Characteristics:
      • A toolbar automatically appears above the control to allow setting the attributes (link, bold, italic, etc.).
      • To enter an image in this type of control, you must specify the address of the image.
      • The user cannot open the links in the control directly. The links will work if the HTML content is displayed in an HTML control.

      Password Edit control

      In this type of control, all characters entered are replaced with asterisks on the screen.

      Numeric, Currency or Currency + Euro Edit control

      These different types of controls allow you to handle numerical values:
      • The Numeric Edit control is used to show or enter numeric values (weight, etc.). The "+++" characters are displayed if the control is not large enough to display the entire number.
      • The Currency Edit control is used to show or enter currency values.
      • The Currency + Euro Edit control is used to handle prices, for example.

      Date Edit control

      This type of Edit control is used to show or enter dates.

      If the control is not in a popup, you can display a calendar button to allow the user to enter the date ("Display a calendar button" option). In this case, you can define the characteristics of the calendar.

      Time Edit control

      This type of control is used to show or enter times.

      Duration Edit control

      This type of control is used to show or enter durations.
      WEBDEV - Server code

      Upload Edit control

      This type of control is used to manage the file upload.

      Text token Edit control

      This type of control is used to manage tokens in Edit controls.
      For more details, see Managing a Text token Edit control.
      Minimum version required
      • Version 9
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      Comments
      Emojis will crash mobile iOs App
      Everytime, when using emojis at iOs app, will crash at leaving the edt control, ANOTHER error
      Aldo Vargas
      21 Dec. 2020