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Element description

 

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7 types of elements are used to create a dialog box. All of them can be found on the toolbar.

 

_bm0                to the selection mode (default)        

_bm1                "IntEdit" element        

_bm2                "Edit" element        

_bm3                "DateEdit" element        

_bm4                "FloatEdit" element        

_bm5                "List" element        

_bm6                "Table" element        

_bm7                "Check" element        

 

 

The descriptions of dialog elements can be found in the following table:

 

Type

Purpose

Properties

Field "Text"

Field "Value"

IntEdit

Input an integer value

General

Visible integer value as a string

Visible integer value as a string

Edit

Input a string

General

Visible text

Visible text

DateEdit

Input a date value (with a built-in calendar)

General

Visible date value

Date in the "YYYYMMDD" format

FloatEdit

Input a real value

General

Visible real value as a string

Visible real value as a string

List

Choose an item from list

Advanced

Visible text

Item number from '0'. If not selected then '–1'

Table

Choose a value from the database

Advanced

Visible text

The appropriate value of a field, specified in the property "Value field" (as a string)

Check

On/off switch

General

String "On" or "Off"

String "1" or "0"

 

 

General properties of dialog elements

 

Name

- the formal internal name (identifier) of a dialog element.

Header

- the header (or caption) of a dialog element.

Width

- the total width (length) of a dialog element.

X position

- the horizontal position of the upper-left corner of a dialog element.

Y position

- the vertical position of the upper-left corner of a dialog element.

Default value

- the value assigned to a dialog element after its creation. The format of the value must coincide with the format of the "value" field for this dialog element.

 

All types of dialog elements have general properties. Only "Table" and "List" have additional properties.