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Stored procedures
In a window or in a page, ..Multiline is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control is multiline. The property is read-only.find out whether an edit control is multiline or to make it multiline.
  • find out whether a table control is multiline and make a table column multiline (or not). For the change to be taken into account, it is necessary to redisplay the Table control (with TableDisplay for example) or to fill in the Table control again.
In a report, ..Multiline is used to:
  • find out whether a report control is multiline
  • modify the "Multi-line" option of a report control.
Notes:
  • The "Multi-line" option is used to display the content of a control over several lines without truncating its content.
  • In the reports, the multiline option applies to the Static, Item, Calculated and Link controls. This option is found in the "Details" tab of control description.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 16 and later
WINDEV Mobile This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
WINDEV Mobile This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
WINDEV Mobile This property is now available for the Windows Phone applications.
Versions 15 and later
Android This property is now available for the Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This property is now available for the Android applications.
Android This property is now available for the Android applications.
Versions 18 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the reports in the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 18
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the reports in the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for the reports in the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 20 and later
WINDEV MobileAndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for the table columns in the Android applications and in the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
WINDEV MobileAndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for the table columns in the Android applications and in the iPhone/iPad applications.
WINDEV MobileAndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for the table columns in the Android applications and in the 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
// Is the "EDT_Address" control multiline?
ResMultiline = EDT_Address..Multiline
Syntax

Finding out whether a control is multiline Hide the details

<Result> = <Control>..Multiline
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control is multiline,
  • False otherwise.
<Control>: Control name
Name of control to use.

Modifying the "Multiline" option of a control (in a report only) Hide the details

<Control>..Multiline = <Is multiline?>
<Control>: Control name
Name of control to use.
<Is multiline?>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control must be multiline,
  • False if the specified control must not be multiline.

Modifying the "Multi-line" option of a control Hide the details

<Control>..Multiline = <Is multiline?>
<Control>: Control name
Name of control to use.
<Is multiline?>: Boolean
  • True if the specified control must be multiline,
  • False if the specified control must not be multiline.
Remarks
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App

Multiline controls in a report

If an orientation angle is applied to a multiline control in a report, the automatic carriage returns are ignored. Only the manual CR characters are taken into account.

Limits

WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesiPhone/iPadWindows MobileUniversal Windows 10 App In a report, ..Multiline applies to the:
  • Static controls,
  • Item controls,
  • Calculated controls,
  • Link controls.
WINDEVWINDEV Mobile In a window, ..Multiline only applies to the:
  • edit controls (..Multiline is read-only).edit controls.
  • columns in the Table controls.
Java ..Multiline only applies to the edit controls.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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