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Properties associated with an edit control
Overview
An edit control found in a window, in a page or in a report can be handled in WLanguage by the following properties.
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The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
Versions 09 and later
Anchor
New in version 09
Anchor
Anchor
The Anchor property is used to set the anchors of a control in a window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateBottom
New in version 09
AnchorRateBottom
AnchorRateBottom
The AnchorRateBottom property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateHeight
New in version 09
AnchorRateHeight
AnchorRateHeight
The AnchorRateHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the vertical anchor rate of a control.
  • Modify the vertical anchor rate of a control.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateRight
New in version 09
AnchorRateRight
AnchorRateRight
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.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateWidth
New in version 09
AnchorRateWidth
AnchorRateWidth
The AnchorRateWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
Versions 23 and later
AnchorToContent
New in version 23
AnchorToContent
AnchorToContent
The AnchorToContent property is used to determine and change how the control adapts to its content.
Versions 21 and later
AutoLineWrap
New in version 21
AutoLineWrap
AutoLineWrap
The AutoLineWrap property is used to:
  • find out whether the line wrap is automatically supported in a multiline edit control or in a column found in a table (or in a treeview table).
  • indicate the line wrap management mode in a multiline edit control or in a column in a table (or in a treeview table)
Versions 12 and later
AutomaticErase
New in version 12
AutomaticErase
AutomaticErase
The AutomaticErase property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control is in "Automatic erase" mode.
  • modify the "Automatic erase" characteristic of an edit control.
Versions 11 and later
AutomaticLink
New in version 11
AutomaticLink
AutomaticLink
The AutomaticLink property is used to:
  • determine if the automatic link detection mode is enabled,
  • enable or disable the automatic link detection mode.
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundColor
New in version 09
BackgroundColor
BackgroundColor
The BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundImage
New in version 09
BackgroundImage
BackgroundImage
The BackgroundImage property is used to identify and modify the background color of an element: window, page, control or report.
Versions 14 and later
Border
New in version 14
Border
Border
The Border property is used to get and change the characteristics of the borders:
  • for a report control or block.
  • for a window control.
  • for a cell of a Table control.
Versions 22 and later
BottomIndent
New in version 22
BottomIndent
BottomIndent
The BottomIndent property is used to get and change the space at the bottom of the text (bottom margin) in a Static control.
Versions 17 and later
CalculatorButton
New in version 17
CalculatorButton
CalculatorButton
The CalculatorButton property is used to determine and indicate whether a Numeric or Currency Edit control has a button to display a popup calculator.
Versions 14 and later
CalendarButton
New in version 14
CalendarButton
CalendarButton
The CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
Versions 19 and later
CaptionWidth
New in version 19
CaptionWidth
CaptionWidth
The CaptionWidth property is used to get and change the width reserved for the text area in an Edit or Combo Box control.
Versions 11 and later
CheckSpell
New in version 11
CheckSpell
CheckSpell
The CheckSpell property is used to enable or disable the automatic spelling checker.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
Cursor
New in version 09
Cursor
Cursor
The Cursor property is used to get and change the position of the mouse cursor in one of the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing control.
  • HTML Editor control.
Versions 09 and later
CursorEnd
New in version 09
CursorEnd
CursorEnd
CursorEnd is used to find out and modify the end position of selection of the mouse cursor in one of the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing control.
Versions 09 and later
DataBinding
New in version 09
DataBinding
DataBinding
The DataBinding property is used to identify and change the binding between a control and:
  • an item in a data file.
  • a variable.
  • several variables.
Versions 21 and later
DeleteButton
New in version 21
DeleteButton
DeleteButton
The DeleteButton property is used to determine if there should be an automatic delete button in a Text Edit control, and to change its position.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayCurrency
New in version 09
DisplayCurrency
DisplayCurrency
The DisplayCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayedValue
New in version 09
DisplayedValue
DisplayedValue
The DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayEnabled
New in version 09
DisplayEnabled
DisplayEnabled
The DisplayEnabled property is used to:
  • find out whether the display of a control or window is enabled or not. If the display is enabled, the content of the control is refreshed on a regular basis.
  • enable (or not) the display of a control or window.
Versions 17 and later
DisplayMask
New in version 17
DisplayMask
DisplayMask
The DisplayMask property is used to:
  • Find out the display mask.
  • Modify the display mask.
This display mask is displayed when the control is in read-only or when the control does not have focus.
Versions 09 and later
DndSource
New in version 09
DndSource
DndSource
The DndSource property is used to determine and change a control's drag-and-drop behavior.
Versions 09 and later
DndTarget
New in version 09
DndTarget
DndTarget
DndTarget is used to find out and modify the behavior of a control during "Drag and Drop".
Versions 09 and later
Ellipsis
New in version 09
Ellipsis
Ellipsis
The Ellipsis property is used to determine and change the truncation mode with ellipses in:
  • a window control (Static, edit control, List box, Button, Combo box or Static table column).
  • a Static control in a report.
Versions 18 and later
EmptyIfZero
New in version 18
EmptyIfZero
EmptyIfZero
The EmptyIfZero property is used to:
  • Find out the management mode of zero value in a control.
  • Modify the management mode of zero value in a control
Versions 26 and later
FileFilter
New in version 26
FileFilter
FileFilter
The FileFilter property is used to find out and change the filter used to display files:
  • when using assisted input in an edit control or table column with the "Assisted file path input" option (in the "General" tab of the description window),
  • in the file picker displayed when the user selects the "Browse..." option in the context menu of an edit control, table column or Combo Box control.
Versions 09 and later
Font
New in version 09
Font
Font
The Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
FontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontCharset
New in version 09
FontCharset
FontCharset
The FontCharset property is used to:
  • Find out the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
  • Modify the character set used by the screen fonts of a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontCondensed
New in version 09
FontCondensed
FontCondensed
The FontCondensed property is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are condensed or not.
  • Condense (or not) the characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontExtended
New in version 09
FontExtended
FontExtended
The FontExtended property is used to:
  • Find out whether the spacing between characters in a text is increased.
  • Increase the spacing between characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
FontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontLarge
New in version 09
FontLarge
FontLarge
FontLarge is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are enlarged or not.
  • Enlarge (or not) the characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontName
New in version 09
FontName
FontName
The FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
The FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontStrikeOut
New in version 09
FontStrikeOut
FontStrikeOut
The FontStrikeOut property is used to:
  • Determine if the text displayed is struck through.
  • Apply strikethrough formatting (or not) the text displayed in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontUnderlined
New in version 09
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
Versions 09 and later
FullName
New in version 09
FullName
FullName
The FullName property is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
Versions 17 and later
Grayed
New in version 17
Grayed
Grayed
The Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
Versions 09 and later
Group
New in version 09
Group
Group
The Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
Versions 12 and later
HandwrittenInput
New in version 12
HandwrittenInput
HandwrittenInput
The HandwrittenInput property is used to manage stylus or mouse input (Windows XP Tablet PC or Windows Vista, respectively).
Versions 09 and later
Height
New in version 09
Height
Height
The Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
Versions 09 and later
HelpNumber
New in version 09
HelpNumber
HelpNumber
The HelpNumber property is used to identify and modify the help number associated with a control.
Versions 27 and later
HideWhileScrolling
New in version 27
HideWhileScrolling
HideWhileScrolling
The HideWhileScrolling property is used to:
  • Determine if the pinned control is hidden while scrolling,
  • Show or hide the pinned control while scrolling.
Versions 12 and later
Hint
New in version 12
Hint
Hint
Hint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
Versions 22 and later
HintTextColor
New in version 22
HintTextColor
HintTextColor
The HintTextColor property is used to get and change the hint text color of an Edit control.
Versions 09 and later
HorizontalAlignment
New in version 09
HorizontalAlignment
HorizontalAlignment
The HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
Versions 15 and later
HtmlFormat
New in version 15
HtmlFormat
HtmlFormat
The HtmlFormat property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control accepts the input in HTML format.
  • modify the input format of an edit control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialHeight
New in version 09
InitialHeight
InitialHeight
The InitialHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the creation height of a control or window.
  • Modify the base height used to anchor the controls "in height".
  • Find out the creation height of a block or control in a report.
Versions 09 and later
InitialState
New in version 09
InitialState
InitialState
The InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialValue
New in version 09
InitialValue
InitialValue
The InitialValue property is used to get the initial value of a control in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
InitialVisible
New in version 09
InitialVisible
InitialVisible
The InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
Versions 09 and later
InitialWidth
New in version 09
InitialWidth
InitialWidth
The InitialWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the initial width of a control or window.
  • Modify the base width used to anchor the controls in "width".
  • Find out the initial width of a report control.
Versions 17 and later
InputEnabled
New in version 17
InputEnabled
InputEnabled
The InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
InputMask
New in version 09
InputMask
InputMask
The InputMask property is used to:
  • find out the input mask.
  • modify the input mask (among the available masks for the type).
Versions 09 and later
InputType
New in version 09
InputType
InputType
The InputType property is used to identify or change the type of input supported by a control: Duration, Date, Numeric, etc.
Versions 26 and later
InvalidInputMessage
New in version 26
InvalidInputMessage
InvalidInputMessage
The InvalidInputMessage property is used to identify and set the message that will be displayed if the control contains invalid data (input mask or value out of bounds).
Versions 26 and later
InvalidInputPreventExit
New in version 26
InvalidInputPreventExit
InvalidInputPreventExit
The InvalidInputPreventExit property is used to determine if it is possible to leave the control in case of invalid input.
Versions 11 and later
LeftIndent
New in version 11
LeftIndent
LeftIndent
The LeftIndent property is used to get and change the space to the left of the text in:
  • the columns of Table and TreeView Table controls (between the beginning of column and the beginning of text).
  • the edit controls.
  • the Combo Box and List Box controls.
  • the Button controls.
  • the Ribbon controls.
  • the Tab controls.
  • Static controls.
Versions 26 and later
MandatoryInput
New in version 26
MandatoryInput
MandatoryInput
The MandatoryInput property is used to determine if a control is required and to enable or disable the required data input.
Versions 26 and later
MandatoryInputMessage
New in version 26
MandatoryInputMessage
MandatoryInputMessage
The MandatoryInputMessage property is used to identify and set the message that will be displayed if the control is left empty (when the MandatoryInput property is enabled).
Versions 09 and later
MaxHeight
New in version 09
MaxHeight
MaxHeight
The MaxHeight property is used to get and change the maximum height of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
MaxValue
New in version 09
MaxValue
MaxValue
The MaxValue property is used to:
  • find out and modify the upper bound of a report based on a data file.
  • find out the upper bound defined for the current filter.
  • find out the maximum value of a chart series.
  • find out and modify the maximum value for some types of controls.
Versions 09 and later
MaxWidth
New in version 09
MaxWidth
MaxWidth
The MaxWidth property is used to get and change the maximum width of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryCurrency
New in version 09
MemoryCurrency
MemoryCurrency
The MemoryCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryFormat
New in version 09
MemoryFormat
MemoryFormat
The MemoryFormat property is used to get and change the format of the value returned for:
  • Date or Time edit controls.
  • Date or Time table columns.
  • Calendar controls.
  • Static controls.
  • editable combo boxes.
  • table columns displayed by combo boxes.
Versions 11 and later
Message
New in version 11
Message
Message
The Message property is used to:
  • Find out the help message associated with a control or with a menu option (in a window).
  • Modify the help message associated with a control or with a menu option (in a window).
Versions 09 and later
MinHeight
New in version 09
MinHeight
MinHeight
The MinHeight property is used to get and change the minimum height of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
MinValue
New in version 09
MinValue
MinValue
The MinValue property is used to:
  • find out and modify the lower bound of a report based on a data file.
  • find out the lower bound defined for the current filter.
  • find out the minimum value of a chart series.
  • find out and modify the minimum value for some types of controls.
Versions 09 and later
MinWidth
New in version 09
MinWidth
MinWidth
The MinWidth property is used to get and change the minimum width of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
Modified
New in version 09
Modified
Modified
The Modified property is used to determine if a control or group of controls has been modified by the user (keyboard or mouse input).
Versions 09 and later
MouseCursor
New in version 09
MouseCursor
MouseCursor
The MouseCursor property is used to identify and change the hover cursor defined for a control, window or page.
Versions 09 and later
Multiline
New in version 09
Multiline
Multiline
In a window or page, the Multiline property is used to:
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of an Edit control.
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of a column in a Table control.
In a report, the Multiline property is used to determine and change the "Multiline" option of a control.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
The Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
The Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
The NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
Versions 19 and later
NullIfEmpty
New in version 19
NullIfEmpty
NullIfEmpty
The NullIfEmpty property is used to:
  • Find out whether the value returned by the control is NULL if its content is empty.
  • Configure the value returned by the control if its content is empty.
Versions 15 and later
Num1stDayOfTheWeek
New in version 15
Num1stDayOfTheWeek
Num1stDayOfTheWeek
Num1stDayOfTheWeek is used to find out and modify the 1st day of the week displayed in:
  • a Calendar control.
  • an Organizer control.
  • a Scheduler control.
  • an edit control in Date format with Calendar.
Versions 09 and later
Opacity
New in version 09
Opacity
Opacity
The Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
Versions 19 and later
Pane
New in version 19
Pane
Pane
The Pane property is used to:
  • Find out the pane tabs associated with a control.
  • Define the pane tabs associated with a control.
Versions 21 and later
ParallaxRateHeight
New in version 21
ParallaxRateHeight
ParallaxRateHeight
The ParallaxRateHeight property is used to determine and specify how fast a control is reduced when the scrollbar in the window, internal window or page moves.
Versions 21 and later
ParallaxRateY
New in version 21
ParallaxRateY
ParallaxRateY
The ParallaxRateY property is used to determine and specify how fast a control moves when the scrollbar in the window, internal window or page moves.
Versions 09 and later
Password
New in version 09
Password
Password
The Password property can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns) to find out whether the control is a "Password" control or to modify the "Password" type of the control.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.) to define the password of the user who is using the connection.
Versions 27 and later
Pinned
New in version 27
Pinned
Pinned
The Pinned property is used to:
  • Pin a control: the position of the pinned control will be relative to the visible area of its container and not to the content area.
  • Determine if a control is pinned.
Versions 09 and later
Plane
New in version 09
Plane
Plane
Plane is used to:
  • Get:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or the plane to which a control belongs.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
  • Change:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or associate a control with another plane.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
Versions 09 and later
PopupMenu
New in version 09
PopupMenu
PopupMenu
The PopupMenu property is used to:
  • Find out the custom context menu associated with a control or window.
  • Modify the context menu associated with a control or window (associate another context menu with the control or window).
  • Customize the system menus of controls by adding options.
Versions 19 and later
Process
New in version 19
Process
Process
The Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
Versions 09 and later
RichEdit
New in version 09
RichEdit
RichEdit
The RichEdit property is used to manage the RTF (Rich Text Format) type:
  • of an edit control or Static control found in a window.
  • of a Static control found in a report.
Versions 09 and later
RightClick
New in version 09
RightClick
RightClick
The RightClick property is used to get and change the name of the Button control that will be executed when an object is right-clicked.
Versions 19 and later
RightIndent
New in version 19
RightIndent
RightIndent
The RightIndent property is used to get and change the space to the right of the text in a control.
Versions 12 and later
RightToLeft
New in version 12
RightToLeft
RightToLeft
The RightToLeft property is used to get the writing direction on a control, column, window or report.
Versions 15 and later
SecurityHtml
New in version 15
SecurityHtml
SecurityHtml
The SecurityHtml property is used to get and change the status of the security mechanism of HTML Display and HTML Editor controls.
Versions 14 and later
SelectedText
New in version 14
SelectedText
SelectedText
The SelectedText property is used to get and change the text selected in an Edit control, editable Combo Box control or editable column in a Table control.
Versions 15 and later
SelectedTextWithTag
New in version 15
SelectedTextWithTag
SelectedTextWithTag
The SelectedTextWithTag property is used to get or change the text selected in a rich edit control (RTF or HTML) with HTML or RTF formatting tags.
Versions 22 and later
SelectionIfReadOnly
New in version 22
SelectionIfReadOnly
SelectionIfReadOnly
The SelectionIfReadOnly property is used to determine and specify if the content of an Edit control can be selected when in read-only mode.
Versions 19 and later
ShortcutKey
New in version 19
ShortcutKey
ShortcutKey
The ShortcutKey property is used to get and change the keyboard shortcut associated with a control.
Versions 11 and later
Size
New in version 11
Size
Size
The Size property is used to determine and change the size of an element.
Versions 09 and later
State
New in version 09
State
State
The State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
Versions 09 and later
StoredValue
New in version 09
StoredValue
StoredValue
The StoredValue property is used to get the value currently stored by:
  • a row in a List Box, ListView or Combo Box control.
  • a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 19 and later
StoreTheValue
New in version 19
StoreTheValue
StoreTheValue
The StoreTheValue property is used to:
  • Find out whether a control keeps its value between two application starts via the persistence.
  • Modify a control so that it keeps (or not) its value between two application starts via the persistence.
Versions 20 and later
Style
New in version 20
Style
Style
The Style property is used to retrieve and assign the entire style of a control (including the overrides).
Versions 09 and later
TABOrder
New in version 09
TABOrder
TABOrder
The TABOrder property is used to get and change the position of a control in the tab order of a window.
Versions 15 and later
TextDirection
New in version 15
TextDirection
TextDirection
The TextDirection property is used to determine and change the writing direction in a window, report or control (useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
Versions 15 and later
TextWithoutFormat
New in version 15
TextWithoutFormat
TextWithoutFormat
The TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
Versions 24 and later
Token
New in version 24
Token
Token
The Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenAllowDuplicate
New in version 24
TokenAllowDuplicate
TokenAllowDuplicate
The TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenCurrentInput
New in version 24
TokenCurrentInput
TokenCurrentInput
The TokenCurrentInput property is used to read or change the value being entered in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenDeletable
New in version 24
TokenDeletable
TokenDeletable
The TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenEnabled
New in version 24
TokenEnabled
TokenEnabled
The TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenListSeparator
New in version 24
TokenListSeparator
TokenListSeparator
The TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 09 and later
ToolTip
New in version 09
ToolTip
ToolTip
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
Versions 22 and later
TopIndent
New in version 22
TopIndent
TopIndent
The TopIndent property is used to get and change the space at the top of the text (top margin) in a Static control.
Versions 09 and later
Type
New in version 09
Type
Type
The Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
Versions 12 and later
Unicode
New in version 12
Unicode
Unicode
The Unicode property is used to:
  • Determine if the value of a control is a Unicode string.
  • Specify whether the value of a control is a Unicode string.
Versions 09 and later
Value
New in version 09
Value
Value
The Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
The Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 26 and later
VisibleWithAnimation
New in version 26
VisibleWithAnimation
VisibleWithAnimation
The VisibleWithAnimation property is used to make a control visible or invisible via the "Appear/Disappear" animation.
Versions 15 and later
VisualEffect
New in version 15
VisualEffect
VisualEffect
The VisualEffect property allows you to apply a visual effect on a control or group of controls in a window.
Versions 09 and later
Width
New in version 09
Width
Width
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 overlayable or not.
Versions 21 and later
WinEditAllowed
New in version 21
WinEditAllowed
WinEditAllowed
The WinEditAllowed property is used to determine and configure the actions allowed on a control when the window switches to "UI modification by end user" mode.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
The X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
The XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
The Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
YInitial
New in version 09
YInitial
YInitial
The YInitial property 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 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.
Versions 09 and later
ZOrder
New in version 09
ZOrder
ZOrder
The ZOrder property is used to manage the z-order of an element.
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Properties available in a page
WEBDEV - Server code

Properties available in a page (server code)

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
Versions 09 and later
Alias
New in version 09
Alias
Alias
The Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and change the alias of a dynamic tab (WINDEV).
  • get the internal HTML/JavaScript name of a control (WEBDEV).
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundColor
New in version 09
BackgroundColor
BackgroundColor
The BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
Versions 14 and later
CalendarButton
New in version 14
CalendarButton
CalendarButton
The CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
Versions 19 and later
CaptionHTML
New in version 19
CaptionHTML
CaptionHTML
The CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
DataBinding
New in version 09
DataBinding
DataBinding
The DataBinding property is used to identify and change the binding between a control and:
  • an item in a data file.
  • a variable.
  • several variables.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayCurrency
New in version 09
DisplayCurrency
DisplayCurrency
The DisplayCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayedValue
New in version 09
DisplayedValue
DisplayedValue
The DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
DndSource
New in version 09
DndSource
DndSource
The DndSource property is used to determine and change a control's drag-and-drop behavior.
Versions 09 and later
DndTarget
New in version 09
DndTarget
DndTarget
DndTarget is used to find out and modify the behavior of a control during "Drag and Drop".
Versions 09 and later
Font
New in version 09
Font
Font
The Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
FontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
FontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontName
New in version 09
FontName
FontName
The FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
The FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontUnderlined
New in version 09
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
Versions 09 and later
FullName
New in version 09
FullName
FullName
The FullName property is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
Versions 17 and later
Grayed
New in version 17
Grayed
Grayed
The Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
Versions 09 and later
Group
New in version 09
Group
Group
The Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
Height
New in version 09
Height
Height
The Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
Versions 12 and later
Hint
New in version 12
Hint
Hint
Hint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
Versions 09 and later
HorizontalAlignment
New in version 09
HorizontalAlignment
HorizontalAlignment
The HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
Versions 12 and later
HTMLAfter
New in version 12
HTMLAfter
HTMLAfter
The HTMLAfter property is used to get and change the HTML code inserted after the control.
Versions 12 and later
HTMLBefore
New in version 12
HTMLBefore
HTMLBefore
HTMLBefore is used to find out and modify the HTML code added before the control.
Versions 20 and later
HTMLClass
New in version 20
HTMLClass
HTMLClass
The HTMLClass property is used to read and change the value of the "class" HTML attribute of the control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialState
New in version 09
InitialState
InitialState
The InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialValue
New in version 09
InitialValue
InitialValue
The InitialValue property is used to get the initial value of a control in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
InitialVisible
New in version 09
InitialVisible
InitialVisible
The InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
Versions 17 and later
InputEnabled
New in version 17
InputEnabled
InputEnabled
The InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryCurrency
New in version 09
MemoryCurrency
MemoryCurrency
The MemoryCurrency property is used to get and change the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryFormat
New in version 09
MemoryFormat
MemoryFormat
The MemoryFormat property is used to get and change the format of the value returned for:
  • Date or Time edit controls.
  • Date or Time table columns.
  • Calendar controls.
  • Static controls.
  • editable combo boxes.
  • table columns displayed by combo boxes.
Versions 09 and later
MouseCursor
New in version 09
MouseCursor
MouseCursor
The MouseCursor property is used to identify and change the hover cursor defined for a control, window or page.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
The Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
The Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
The NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
Opacity
New in version 09
Opacity
Opacity
The Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
Password
New in version 09
Password
Password
The Password property can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns) to find out whether the control is a "Password" control or to modify the "Password" type of the control.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.) to define the password of the user who is using the connection.
Versions 19 and later
Process
New in version 19
Process
Process
The Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
Versions 11 and later
Size
New in version 11
Size
Size
The Size property is used to determine and change the size of an element.
Versions 09 and later
State
New in version 09
State
State
The State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
Versions 15 and later
TextWithoutFormat
New in version 15
TextWithoutFormat
TextWithoutFormat
The TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
Versions 24 and later
Token
New in version 24
Token
Token
The Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenAllowDuplicate
New in version 24
TokenAllowDuplicate
TokenAllowDuplicate
The TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenDeletable
New in version 24
TokenDeletable
TokenDeletable
The TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenEnabled
New in version 24
TokenEnabled
TokenEnabled
The TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenListSeparator
New in version 24
TokenListSeparator
TokenListSeparator
The TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 09 and later
ToolTip
New in version 09
ToolTip
ToolTip
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
Versions 09 and later
Type
New in version 09
Type
Type
The Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
Versions 12 and later
Unicode
New in version 12
Unicode
Unicode
The Unicode property is used to:
  • Determine if the value of a control is a Unicode string.
  • Specify whether the value of a control is a Unicode string.
Versions 09 and later
Value
New in version 09
Value
Value
The Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
Versions 09 and later
VerticalAlignment
New in version 09
VerticalAlignment
VerticalAlignment
The VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
The Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 09 and later
Width
New in version 09
Width
Width
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 overlayable or not.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
The X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
The XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
The Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
YInitial
New in version 09
YInitial
YInitial
The YInitial property 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 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.
WEBDEV - Browser code

Properties available in a page (browser code)

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
Versions 09 and later
Alias
New in version 09
Alias
Alias
The Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and change the alias of a dynamic tab (WINDEV).
  • get the internal HTML/JavaScript name of a control (WEBDEV).
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundColor
New in version 09
BackgroundColor
BackgroundColor
The BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
Versions 14 and later
CalendarButton
New in version 14
CalendarButton
CalendarButton
The CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
Versions 19 and later
CaptionHTML
New in version 19
CaptionHTML
CaptionHTML
The CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayedValue
New in version 09
DisplayedValue
DisplayedValue
The DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
FontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
FontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontName
New in version 09
FontName
FontName
The FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
The FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontUnderlined
New in version 09
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
Versions 17 and later
Grayed
New in version 17
Grayed
Grayed
The Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
Versions 09 and later
Height
New in version 09
Height
Height
The Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
Versions 12 and later
Hint
New in version 12
Hint
Hint
Hint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
Versions 20 and later
HTMLClass
New in version 20
HTMLClass
HTMLClass
The HTMLClass property is used to read and change the value of the "class" HTML attribute of the control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialState
New in version 09
InitialState
InitialState
The InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialValue
New in version 09
InitialValue
InitialValue
The InitialValue property is used to get the initial value of a control in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
InitialVisible
New in version 09
InitialVisible
InitialVisible
The InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
Versions 17 and later
InputEnabled
New in version 17
InputEnabled
InputEnabled
The InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
Modified
New in version 09
Modified
Modified
The Modified property is used to determine if a control or group of controls has been modified by the user (keyboard or mouse input).
Versions 09 and later
MouseCursor
New in version 09
MouseCursor
MouseCursor
The MouseCursor property is used to identify and change the hover cursor defined for a control, window or page.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
The Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
The Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
The NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
Opacity
New in version 09
Opacity
Opacity
The Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
State
New in version 09
State
State
The State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
Versions 15 and later
TextWithoutFormat
New in version 15
TextWithoutFormat
TextWithoutFormat
The TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
Versions 24 and later
Token
New in version 24
Token
Token
The Token property is used to manage the different tokens associated with a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenCurrentInput
New in version 24
TokenCurrentInput
TokenCurrentInput
The TokenCurrentInput property is used to read or change the value being entered in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 09 and later
ToolTip
New in version 09
ToolTip
ToolTip
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
Versions 09 and later
Type
New in version 09
Type
Type
The Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
Versions 09 and later
Value
New in version 09
Value
Value
The Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
The Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 09 and later
Width
New in version 09
Width
Width
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 overlayable or not.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
The X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
The XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
The Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
YInitial
New in version 09
YInitial
YInitial
The YInitial property 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 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.
PHP

Properties available in PHP

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
Versions 09 and later
Alias
New in version 09
Alias
Alias
The Alias property is used to:
  • get or change the alias of a window (WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile).
  • get and change the alias of a dynamic tab (WINDEV).
  • get the internal HTML/JavaScript name of a control (WEBDEV).
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundColor
New in version 09
BackgroundColor
BackgroundColor
The BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
Versions 14 and later
CalendarButton
New in version 14
CalendarButton
CalendarButton
The CalendarButton property is used to determine and specify whether a Date Edit control has a button to display a popup calendar.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
Versions 19 and later
CaptionHTML
New in version 19
CaptionHTML
CaptionHTML
The CaptionHTML property is used to handle the text of a control as HTML code.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
DisplayedValue
New in version 09
DisplayedValue
DisplayedValue
The DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
DndSource
New in version 09
DndSource
DndSource
The DndSource property is used to determine and change a control's drag-and-drop behavior.
Versions 09 and later
DndTarget
New in version 09
DndTarget
DndTarget
DndTarget is used to find out and modify the behavior of a control during "Drag and Drop".
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
FontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
FontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontName
New in version 09
FontName
FontName
The FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
The FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontUnderlined
New in version 09
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
Versions 17 and later
Grayed
New in version 17
Grayed
Grayed
The Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
Versions 09 and later
Height
New in version 09
Height
Height
The Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
Versions 12 and later
Hint
New in version 12
Hint
Hint
Hint is used to find out and modify the information text displayed when the edit control is empty.
Versions 09 and later
HorizontalAlignment
New in version 09
HorizontalAlignment
HorizontalAlignment
The HorizontalAlignment property is used to get and change the horizontal alignment of a control.
Versions 12 and later
HTMLAfter
New in version 12
HTMLAfter
HTMLAfter
The HTMLAfter property is used to get and change the HTML code inserted after the control.
Versions 12 and later
HTMLBefore
New in version 12
HTMLBefore
HTMLBefore
HTMLBefore is used to find out and modify the HTML code added before the control.
Versions 20 and later
HTMLClass
New in version 20
HTMLClass
HTMLClass
The HTMLClass property is used to read and change the value of the "class" HTML attribute of the control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialState
New in version 09
InitialState
InitialState
The InitialState property is used to get the initial state of a control.
Versions 09 and later
InitialVisible
New in version 09
InitialVisible
InitialVisible
The InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
Versions 17 and later
InputEnabled
New in version 17
InputEnabled
InputEnabled
The InputEnabled property is used to:
  • Determine if a control or a group of controls is editable or read-only.
  • Change the input options for a control or group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryFormat
New in version 09
MemoryFormat
MemoryFormat
The MemoryFormat property is used to get and change the format of the value returned for:
  • Date or Time edit controls.
  • Date or Time table columns.
  • Calendar controls.
  • Static controls.
  • editable combo boxes.
  • table columns displayed by combo boxes.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
The Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
The Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
The NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
Opacity
New in version 09
Opacity
Opacity
The Opacity property is used to get and define the opacity percentage for a window, or for controls in a window or page.
Versions 09 and later
State
New in version 09
State
State
The State property is used to get and change the state of an element.
Versions 15 and later
TextWithoutFormat
New in version 15
TextWithoutFormat
TextWithoutFormat
The TextWithoutFormat property is used to get the text contained in a rich edit control without the formatting tags.
Versions 24 and later
TokenAllowDuplicate
New in version 24
TokenAllowDuplicate
TokenAllowDuplicate
The TokenAllowDuplicate property is used to:
  • Allow or prevent the user from entering duplicates in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Determine if duplicates are allowed in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenDeletable
New in version 24
TokenDeletable
TokenDeletable
The TokenDeletable property is used to:
  • Determine if the end user is allowed to delete tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
  • Allow or prevent the end user from deleting tokens in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenEnabled
New in version 24
TokenEnabled
TokenEnabled
The TokenEnabled property is used to determine if an edit control is a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 24 and later
TokenListSeparator
New in version 24
TokenListSeparator
TokenListSeparator
The TokenListSeparator property retrieves or modifies the separators that trigger the creation of new tokens when entering information in a "Text token" edit control.
Versions 09 and later
ToolTip
New in version 09
ToolTip
ToolTip
The ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
Versions 09 and later
Type
New in version 09
Type
Type
The Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element described through programming (file or item description) or not (file or item defined in the data model editor, view or query).
  • the type of object.
  • the type of value stored in a variant.
Versions 09 and later
Value
New in version 09
Value
Value
The Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
Versions 09 and later
VerticalAlignment
New in version 09
VerticalAlignment
VerticalAlignment
The VerticalAlignment property is used to get and change the vertical alignment of a control.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
The Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 09 and later
Width
New in version 09
Width
Width
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 overlayable or not.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
The X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
The XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
The Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
YInitial
New in version 09
YInitial
YInitial
The YInitial property 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 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.
Properties available in a report
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Properties available in a report

The following properties are associated with the edit controls:
Versions 09 and later
Anchor
New in version 09
Anchor
Anchor
The Anchor property is used to set the anchors of a control in a window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateBottom
New in version 09
AnchorRateBottom
AnchorRateBottom
The AnchorRateBottom property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control moves on the vertical axis.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateHeight
New in version 09
AnchorRateHeight
AnchorRateHeight
The AnchorRateHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the vertical anchor rate of a control.
  • Modify the vertical anchor rate of a control.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateRight
New in version 09
AnchorRateRight
AnchorRateRight
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.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateWidth
New in version 09
AnchorRateWidth
AnchorRateWidth
The AnchorRateWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
  • Modify the anchor rate when a control (or a table column) stretches on the horizontal axis.
Versions 09 and later
BackgroundColor
New in version 09
BackgroundColor
BackgroundColor
The BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
Versions 27 and later
BlurLevel
New in version 27
BlurLevel
BlurLevel
The BlurLevel property gets and changes the percentage of blur applied to a control in a report.
Versions 14 and later
Border
New in version 14
Border
Border
The Border property is used to get and change the characteristics of the borders:
  • for a report control or block.
  • for a window control.
  • for a cell of a Table control.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the caption associated with a file item.
  • Find out the caption associated with a data file.
  • Find out and modify the connection caption.
In a report, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also used to:
  • Find out and modify the caption of a control in a window or in a page.
  • Find out and modify the caption of a menu option.
  • Find out and modify the title of a window or page.
  • Find out the content of a Breadcrumb control.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
The Color property is used to get or change the font color for:
  • a font variable.
  • a text displayed in a Static control or in a calculated control of a report.
  • a text displayed in a window control.
  • a text displayed in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
Font
New in version 09
Font
Font
The Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
FontBold is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontCondensed
New in version 09
FontCondensed
FontCondensed
The FontCondensed property is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are condensed or not.
  • Condense (or not) the characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontExtended
New in version 09
FontExtended
FontExtended
The FontExtended property is used to:
  • Find out whether the spacing between characters in a text is increased.
  • Increase the spacing between characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
FontItalic is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
Versions 09 and later
FontLarge
New in version 09
FontLarge
FontLarge
FontLarge is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are enlarged or not.
  • Enlarge (or not) the characters in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontName
New in version 09
FontName
FontName
The FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
The FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontStrikeOut
New in version 09
FontStrikeOut
FontStrikeOut
The FontStrikeOut property is used to:
  • Determine if the text displayed is struck through.
  • Apply strikethrough formatting (or not) the text displayed in a control.
Versions 09 and later
FontUnderlined
New in version 09
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined
FontUnderlined is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is underlined or not.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
Versions 09 and later
Group
New in version 09
Group
Group
The Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
Height
New in version 09
Height
Height
The Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
Versions 27 and later
Hidden
New in version 27
Hidden
Hidden
The Hidden is used to:
  • Determine if a control in a report is hidden.
  • Redact or blur a control in a report.
Versions 09 and later
InitialHeight
New in version 09
InitialHeight
InitialHeight
The InitialHeight property is used to:
  • Find out the creation height of a control or window.
  • Modify the base height used to anchor the controls "in height".
  • Find out the creation height of a block or control in a report.
Versions 09 and later
InitialWidth
New in version 09
InitialWidth
InitialWidth
The InitialWidth property is used to:
  • Find out the initial width of a control or window.
  • Modify the base width used to anchor the controls in "width".
  • Find out the initial width of a report control.
Versions 09 and later
InputMask
New in version 09
InputMask
InputMask
The InputMask property is used to:
  • find out the input mask.
  • modify the input mask (among the available masks for the type).
Versions 09 and later
Multiline
New in version 09
Multiline
Multiline
In a window or page, the Multiline property is used to:
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of an Edit control.
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of a column in a Table control.
In a report, the Multiline property is used to determine and change the "Multiline" option of a control.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
The Name property is used to get:
  • the name of the font associated with a Font variable.
  • the name of a control, report or report block.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or window.
  • the name of a control, group of controls or page.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
The Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
The NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
Versions 09 and later
Plane
New in version 09
Plane
Plane
Plane is used to:
  • Get:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or the plane to which a control belongs.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
  • Change:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or associate a control with another plane.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
Versions 19 and later
Process
New in version 19
Process
Process
The Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
Versions 12 and later
RightToLeft
New in version 12
RightToLeft
RightToLeft
The RightToLeft property is used to get the writing direction on a control, column, window or report.
Versions 15 and later
TextDirection
New in version 15
TextDirection
TextDirection
The TextDirection property is used to determine and change the writing direction in a window, report or control (useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
Versions 09 and later
Value
New in version 09
Value
Value
The Value property is used to:
  • Find out and modify the value of a report control.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a window.
  • Find out the identifier of a stream.
  • Find out and modify the value of a control or the title of a page.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
The Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 09 and later
Width
New in version 09
Width
Width
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 overlayable or not.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
The X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
The XInitial property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate:
    • of a control (position on the X-axis) when opening the window or the page.
    • of a window (position on X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Change the X-coordinate of a control anchored "to the right" (position on the X-axis) when opening the window.
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on the X-axis) when opening the report.
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
The Y property is used to:
  • Find out the Y-coordinate of a control or window (position on Y-axis).
  • Modify the Y-coordinate of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
YInitial
New in version 09
YInitial
YInitial
The YInitial property 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 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.
See also
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