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  • Handling the browsing Table, Looper, List Box, ListView and Combo Box controls using properties
  • Modifying the item displayed in the memory Table controls, browsing Table controls and Table controls on source
  • Memory Table control
  • Memory List Box control
  • Limits
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Stored procedures
..DisplayedItem is used to:
  • Find out the item or the variable displayed by the control.
  • Modify the item or the variable displayed by the control.
WEBDEV - Server code This modification is available for the "Automatic" or "Dynamic" controls only ("Details" tab of control description).
WEBDEV - Server code This modification is available for the "Automatic" or "Dynamic" controls only ("GUI" tab of control description).
Notes:
  • In the report "Opening" event, this property is used to modify the item displayed in a control when the data source of the report is modified by programming (by ..SourceName for example).
  • If this property is used in the control "Before printing" event, the change will be performed the next time the control is printed (indeed, the item value is already read when running the control "Before printing" event).
  • The displayed item can come from a data file, a view or a query.
  • The stored item or the stored variable is defined in the window editor or in the page editor, in the "Content" tab of control description.
Example
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// -- Report opening
// Change the browsed data file
RPT_Report1..SourceName = Customer
// New item displayed in "CustomerName" control
CustomerName..DisplayedItem = "CustomerName"
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// Change the data file associated with the report
// Switch from Customer data file to Prospect data file
RPT_CustomerReport..SourceName = Prospect
// Change the view associated with the report.
// This view is based on the Prospect data file.
RPT_CustomerReport..ViewName = MyCustomerView84
CustomerName..DisplayedItem = "ProspectName"
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// Modify the items displayed in "TABLE_CustomerTable"
TABLE_CustomerTable..DisplayedItem = "CustomerFirstName|CustomerLastName|ZIP|City"
// Modify the item displayed in "LIST_CustomerList"
LIST_CustomerList..DisplayedItem "CustomerFirstName"
Syntax
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Finding out the item/variable displayed by a Table, List Box or Combo Box control Hide the details

<Item/variable currently displayed> = <Control name>..DisplayedItem
<Item/variable currently displayed>: Character string
  • Name of item displayed by the specified control. This item belongs to the data file browsed by the control (returned or modified by ..BrowsedFile).
  • Name of variable displayed by the specified control. This name has the following format:
    ":<prefix><Variable name>"
    or
    ":<Variable name>"
    (the prefix is found only if the programming charter is enabled in the project).(the prefix is applied only if the code style is enabled in the project).
    This variable belongs to the variable browsed by the control (returned or modified by ..BrowsedFile).
  • For a Table control, list of the names of items or variables displayed by each column. The names of items/variables are separated by the "|" character (AltGr + 6 keys).
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use: Table, List Box, ListView or Combo Box.
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Modifying the item/variable displayed by a Table, List Box or Combo Box control Hide the details

<Control name>..DisplayedItem = <New item/variable>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of control to use: Table, List Box, ListView or Combo Box.
<New item/variable>: Character string
  • Name of item that will be displayed in the specified control. This item belongs to the data file browsed by the control (returned or modified by ..BrowsedFile).
  • Name of variable that will be displayed in the specified control. This name has the following format:
    ":<prefix><Variable name>"
    or
    ":<Variable name>"
    The prefix must be specified only if the programming charter is enabled in the project (no matter whether prefixes are displayed or not).The prefix must be specified only if the code style is enabled in the project (no matter whether prefixes are displayed or not).
    This variable belongs to the variable browsed by the control (returned or modified by ..BrowsedFile).
  • For a Table control, list of the names of items or variables displayed by each column. The names of items/variables are separated by the "|" character (AltGr + 6 keys).
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Finding out the item displayed by a report control Hide the details

<Item currently displayed> = <Control name>..DisplayedItem
<Item currently displayed>: Character string
Name of item associated with the specified control. For a multi-file link, the item name has the following format:
<Name File1>.<Item name> + TAB + <Name File2>.<Item name>
This item corresponds to:
  • an item belonging to the file used as data source for the report (returned or modified by ..SourceName).
  • an item (or its alias) belonging to the query used as data source of report.
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of report control to use.
In a report, this control can be:
  • an Image control,
  • a Bar Code control,
  • a Rich Edit control,an RTF Static control,
  • an Item control,a Static control,
  • a Check Box control,
  • Versions 15 and later
    a Calculated control.
    New in version 15
    a Calculated control.
    a Calculated control.
  • Versions 21 and later
    a Spreadsheet control
    New in version 21
    a Spreadsheet control
    a Spreadsheet control
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Modifying the item displayed by a report control Hide the details

<Control name>..DisplayedItem = <New item>
<Control name>: Character string (with or without quotes)
Name of report control to use.
In a report, this control can be:
  • an Image control,
  • a Bar Code control,
  • a Rich Edit control,an RTF Static control,
  • an Item control,a Static control,
  • a Check Box control,
  • Versions 15 and later
    a Calculated control.
    New in version 15
    a Calculated control.
    a Calculated control.
  • Versions 21 and later
    a Spreadsheet control
    New in version 21
    a Spreadsheet control
    a Spreadsheet control
<New item>: Character string with quotes
Name of new item associated with the specified control. For a multi-file link, the item name has the following format:
<Name File1>.<Item name> + TAB + <Name File2>.<Item name>
This item corresponds to:
  • an item belonging to the file used as data source for the report (returned or modified by ..SourceName).
  • an item (or its alias) belonging to the query used as data source of report.
Remarks
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Handling the browsing Table, Looper, List Box, ListView and Combo Box controls using properties

  • The records displayed in a browsing List Box, Table, Looper or Combo Box control come from the data file or from the query specified by ..BrowsedFile.
  • The sort direction is defined by ..BrowsedItem.
  • The records can be filtered by ..Filter or HFilter.
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Modifying the item displayed in the memory Table controls, browsing Table controls and Table controls on source

If <New item/variable> contains:
  • A number of items greater than the number of columns in the Table control, only the first items (or variables) are associated with the existing table columns.
  • A number of items lower than the number of columns in the Table control, the "additional" columns will not be associated with any item (or variable).
Note: To associate a column with an item or with a variable, use ..FileLink.
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Memory Table control

If a memory Table control must display data coming from a data file, a query or a view:
  • Create a memory Table control in the window editor.
  • In your program, specify the item that will be browsed by ..BrowsedItem. This item must belong to the data file, to the query or to the view whose data will be displayed in the memory Table control.
  • Use FileToMemoryTable to initialize the Table control with the requested data. The data will be sorted according to the specified search item.
  • ..DisplayedItem will be automatically initialized.
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Memory List Box control

If a memory List Box or Combo Box control must display data coming from a data file, a query or a view:

Limits

WEBDEV - Server code In the pages, ..DisplayedItem only applies to the:
  • Table controls,
  • Looper controls,
  • List Box controls,
  • Combo Box controls.
WEBDEV - Server code In the reports, ..DisplayedItem applies to the following controls:
  • Image control.
  • Bar Code control.
  • Rich Edit control,RTF Static control.
  • Item control,Static control.
  • Check Box control.
  • Versions 15 and later
    calculated control.
    New in version 15
    calculated control.
    calculated control.
  • Versions 21 and later
    Spreadsheet control.
    New in version 21
    Spreadsheet control.
    Spreadsheet control.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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