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  • Use conditions
  • Characteristics of row elements
  • Position of inserted row
  • Limits: Maximum number of rows displayed
  • Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Modifications in the linked data file
  • Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Inserting several rows
  • Editable Table or TreeView Table control
  • Inserting images
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Inserts a row into a Table control or into a TreeView Table control with an animation. The duration of this animation can be configured:
  • in the "Style" tab of Table control:
    • In the "Style" tab, select the "Control animation" element.
    • In the list of animations, select "Modification by TableXXXWithAnimation()" and click the "Parameters" button.
  • in the project description:
    • In the "Advanced" tab, click the "Animation of controls" button.
    • In the "Table and Looper control" area, select "Modification by TableXXXWithAnimation()" and click the "Parameters" button.
Notes:
Example
// Insert the "Vince" and "Moore" elements into the fifth
// row of "TABLE_CustomerTable" control
TableInsertLineWithAnimation(TABLE_CustomerTable, 5, "Vince", "Moore")
Syntax
TableInsertLineWithAnimation(<Table Control> [, <Subscript> [, <Element Column 1> [... [, <Element Column N>]]]])
<Table Control>: Control name
Name of control to use. This control can correspond to:
  • a Table control.
  • a TreeView Table control.
If this parameter corresponds to an empty string (""), the control to which the current process belongs will be used.
<Subscript>: Optional integer
Subscript of row into which the elements will be inserted. The subscript of first row is set to 1.
Subscript not specifiedThe row is inserted before the current row. If no row is selected, the row is inserted at the end of control.
Subscript greater than the number of control rowsThe row is inserted at the end of control.
Subscript equal to 0The row is inserted at the beginning of control.
Subscript equal to -1The row is inserted before the current row.
<Element Column 1>: Type of associated column (optional)
First row elements that will be inserted into the specified control. Each element corresponds to a control column. The type of inserted element must be compatible with the type of relevant column.
If none of these parameters is specified, an empty row is added into the control. For a browsing control, the default values defined in the linked data file are taken into account.
<Element Column N>: Type of associated column (optional)
Nth row elements that will be inserted into the specified control. Each element corresponds to a control column. The type of inserted element must be compatible with the type of relevant column.
If none of these parameters is specified, an empty row is added into the control. For a browsing control, the default values defined in the linked data file are taken into account.
Remarks

Use conditions

TableInsertLineWithAnimation can be used on:
  • a browsing or memory control,
  • a single-selection or multi-selection control.
The animation is not played in the following cases:
  • if the animations are disabled (AnimationEnabled).
  • if the function is used in the following window processes: "Global declarations", "End of initialization" or "Closing".
  • if the application is in TSE mode.
  • if the insertion is performed outside the visible area (below or above). In this case, the insertion is performed and the function gives control back immediately.
The function gives control back at the end of animation only.

Characteristics of row elements

  • To specify no value for one of the elements, use an empty string ("") or 0 (depending on the type of column).
  • If an element corresponds to the calculation result, the numeric expression must be enclosed in brackets. For example:
    TableInsertLineWithAnimation(TABLE_CustomerTable, 3, (53+29), (83-21))

Position of inserted row

By default, the row is inserted at the specified position.
Special cases:
  • If the control is sorted by TableSort, the inserted row is positioned in the control according to the current sort (and not according to the specified subscript).
  • If the control is sorted by the user, the sort is ignored when inserting the row. The row is inserted at the specified position.

Limits: Maximum number of rows displayed

The maximum number of rows that can be displayed in a Table or TreeView Table control is limited by the amount of available memory (theoretical maximum: 2 billion rows).
However, we do not advise you to use large Table or TreeView Table controls for performance and user-friendliness reasons (time required to fill the control for example).

Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Modifications in the linked data file

  • If the cascading input is enabled, the data file linked to the control is automatically modified when the user goes to the next row.
  • If the cascading input is not enabled, the data file linked to the control is not modified. To write the content of inserted row into the linked data file, TableSave must be called after TableInsertLineWithAnimation.
Note: The "Cascading input" option can be selected in the "Details" tab of control description.

Browsing Table or TreeView Table control: Inserting several rows

A virtual row is created in the table whenever TableInsertLineWithAnimation is called in a browsing table. The information will be saved in the linked data file during the call to TableSave.
If TableInsertLineWithAnimation is successively called in the same process without being followed by TableSave, only the FIRST call is effective (the following calls are ignored). A single row is added into the control.

Editable Table or TreeView Table control

If TableInsertLineWithAnimation is called:
  • In a control process, the cursor is automatically positioned on the first column to edit in the inserted row.
  • In a process not belonging to the control, ReturnToCapture must be used to resume the input in the control.

Inserting images

To insert an image into a Table or TreeView Table control, specify the name and full path of the image to insert.
For example:
TableInsertLineWithAnimation(TABLE_MyTable, 5, "C:\MyDocuments\MyImage.BMP")
Note: The column must be an Image column otherwise the inserted image will not be displayed properly.
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