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Properties associated with the Wire control
Overview
A Wire control can be handled in a window by the following WLanguage properties.
Properties available in a window
The following properties are associated with the Wire controls:
Versions 09 and later
DisplayEnabled
New in version 09
DisplayEnabled
DisplayEnabled
..DisplayEnabled 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 09 and later
ZOrder
New in version 09
ZOrder
ZOrder
..ZOrder is used to manage the z-order position of a control.
Versions 09 and later
Anchor
New in version 09
Anchor
Anchor
..Anchor is used to manage the anchor of a control in a window or report.
Versions 09 and later
Animation
New in version 09
Animation
Animation
..Animation is used to manage the animation of an image.
Versions 09 and later
InitialAnimation
New in version 09
InitialAnimation
InitialAnimation
..InitialAnimation is used to find out the initial status of animation in an Image control, a button, a Static control or a Carousel control.
Versions 09 and later
ToolTip
New in version 09
ToolTip
ToolTip
..ToolTip is used to find out and modify the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a control found in a window or in a page.
Versions 09 and later
HorizontalAlignment
New in version 09
HorizontalAlignment
HorizontalAlignment
..HorizontalAlignment is used to find out and modify the horizontal alignment of a control.
Versions 09 and later
VerticalAlignment
New in version 09
VerticalAlignment
VerticalAlignment
..VerticalAlignment is used to find out and modify the vertical alignment of a control.
Versions 14 and later
Border
New in version 14
Border
Border
..Border is used to find out and modify the border characteristics:
  • for a report control or for a report block.
  • for a window control.
  • for a table cell.
Versions 21 and later
EndControl
New in version 21
EndControl
EndControl
..EndControl is used to find out and modify the end control of a Wire control.
Versions 21 and later
StartControl
New in version 21
StartControl
StartControl
..StartControl is used to find out and modify the start control of a Wire control.
Versions 09 and later
Color
New in version 09
Color
Color
..Color is used to find out and modify 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
BrushColor
New in version 09
BrushColor
BrushColor
..BrushColor is used to manage the background color of a control, window, page or report block.
Versions 09 and later
MouseCursor
New in version 09
MouseCursor
MouseCursor
..MouseCursor is used to find out and modify the rollover cursor defined for a control, a window or a page.
Versions 12 and later
RightToLeft
New in version 12
RightToLeft
RightToLeft
..RightToLeft is used to find out the actual writing direction, effective on a control, a column, a window or a report.
Versions 15 and later
VisualEffect
New in version 15
VisualEffect
VisualEffect
..VisualEffect is used to manage a visual effect on a control or on a group of controls found in a window.
Versions 09 and later
Ellipse
New in version 09
Ellipse
Ellipse
..Ellipse is used to find out and modify the management mode of ellipsis in:
  • a window control (Static, edit control, List box, Button, Combo box or Static table column).
  • a Static control in a report.
Versions 10 and later
Thickness
New in version 10
Thickness
Thickness
..Thickness is used to:
  • Find out the thickness of the line for a series (Line charts only).
  • Modify the thickness of the line for a series (Line charts only).
Versions 09 and later
State
New in version 09
State
State
..State is used to find out and modify the display status of an element.
Versions 09 and later
InitialState
New in version 09
InitialState
InitialState
..InitialState is used to find out the initial status of a control.
Versions 21 and later
WinEditAllowed
New in version 21
WinEditAllowed
WinEditAllowed
..WinEditAllowed is used to find out and modify the operations allowed on a control when the window switches to "Edit by the end user" mode.
Versions 09 and later
MemoryFormat
New in version 09
MemoryFormat
MemoryFormat
..MemoryFormat is used to find out and modify the format of the value returned for:
  • the Date or Time edit controls.
  • the Date or Time table columns.
  • the Calendar controls
  • the Static controls
  • the editable combo boxes.
  • the table columns displayed by combo boxes
Versions 21 and later
ShapeExtremityEnd
New in version 21
ShapeExtremityEnd
ShapeExtremityEnd
..ShapeExtremityEnd is used to find out and modify the type of shape used for the end extremity of a Wire control.
Versions 21 and later
ShapeExtremityStart
New in version 21
ShapeExtremityStart
ShapeExtremityStart
..ShapeExtremityStart is used to find out and modify the type of shape used for the start extremity of a Wire control.
Versions 21 and later
ShapeExtremitySize
New in version 21
ShapeExtremitySize
ShapeExtremitySize
..ShapeExtremitySize is used to find out and modify the size of the shape at the start and end extremities of a Wire control.
Versions 17 and later
Grayed
New in version 17
Grayed
Grayed
..Grayed is used to:
  • Find out whether a control (or a group of controls) is grayed or not.
  • Gray or ungray a control or a group of controls.
Versions 09 and later
Group
New in version 09
Group
Group
..Group is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, ..Group is 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
..Height is used to find out and modify the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (found in a window), window, row found in a table, in a list box or in a listview, option found in a radio button or in a check box, break header or break footer found in a table or in a looper.
  • of a control (found in a page), break header or break footer found in a table or in a looper. The control can be stackable or not.
Versions 09 and later
InitialHeight
New in version 09
InitialHeight
InitialHeight
..InitialHeight 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
MaxHeight
New in version 09
MaxHeight
MaxHeight
..MaxHeight is used to find out and modify the maximum height of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
MinHeight
New in version 09
MinHeight
MinHeight
..MinHeight is used to find out and modify the minimum height of a control or window.
Versions 10 and later
InterpretAmpersand
New in version 10
InterpretAmpersand
InterpretAmpersand
..InterpretAmpersand is used to find out and modify the mode for interpreting the '&' character in:
  • the caption of a static control.
  • the elements of a List Box control.
  • the elements of a Combo Box control.
  • the values of a table column.
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 stackable or not.
Versions 09 and later
InitialWidth
New in version 09
InitialWidth
InitialWidth
..InitialWidth 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
MaxWidth
New in version 09
MaxWidth
MaxWidth
..MaxWidth is used to find out and modify the maximum width of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
MinWidth
New in version 09
MinWidth
MinWidth
..MinWidth is used to find out and modify the minimum width of a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
FileLink
New in version 09
FileLink
FileLink
..FileLink is used to find out and modify the link between a control:
  • and an item found in a data file.
  • and a variable.
  • and several variables.
Versions 09 and later
Caption
New in version 09
Caption
Caption
In a database, ..Caption 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, ..Caption is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static control or in a link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static control or in a link control.
In a window or in a page, ..Caption is 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 site map path.
Versions 09 and later
InputMask
New in version 09
InputMask
InputMask
..InputMask is used to:
  • find out the input mask.
  • modify the input mask (among the available masks for the type)
Versions 11 and later
Message
New in version 11
Message
Message
..Message 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
Modified
New in version 09
Modified
Modified
..Modified is used to find out whether a control (or a group of controls) was modified by the user (with the keyboard or with the mouse.
Versions 21 and later
MaxNbSegment
New in version 21
MaxNbSegment
MaxNbSegment
..MaxNbSegment is used to find out and modify the maximum number of line segments for drawing a Wire control.
Versions 09 and later
Name
New in version 09
Name
Name
..Name is used to find out:
  • 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
FullName
New in version 09
FullName
FullName
..FullName is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
Versions 09 and later
Note
New in version 09
Note
Note
..Note is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window or a page.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window or a page.
Versions 09 and later
HelpNumber
New in version 09
HelpNumber
HelpNumber
..HelpNumber is used to find out and modify the help number associated with a control.
Versions 09 and later
Opacity
New in version 09
Opacity
Opacity
..Opacity is used to find out and define the percentage of opacity for a window or for the controls found in a window or in a page.
Versions 21 and later
OriginPassingPoint
New in version 21
OriginPassingPoint
OriginPassingPoint
..OriginPassingPoint is used to find out and define the origin of the points whose coordinates are specified in ..WayPoint.
Versions 09 and later
Plane
New in version 09
Plane
Plane
..Plane is used to:
  • Find out:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or the plane to which a control belongs.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
  • Modify:
    • the active plane of a window (or report) or associate a control with another plane.
    • the active plane of a WEBDEV element.
Versions 21 and later
AttachPointEnd
New in version 21
AttachPointEnd
AttachPointEnd
..AttachPointEnd is used to find out and modify the position of the end attach point in a Wire control.
Versions 21 and later
AttachPointStart
New in version 21
AttachPointStart
AttachPointStart
..AttachPointStart is used to find out and modify the position of the start attach point in a Wire control.
Versions 21 and later
WayPoint
New in version 21
WayPoint
WayPoint
..WayPoint is used to find out and modify the mandatory way points for a Wire control.
Versions 09 and later
Font
New in version 09
Font
Font
..Font is used to:
  • Find out the identifier of the font used in a control found in a report, in a page or in a window.
  • Modify the font used in a control found in a report, in a page or in a window.
Versions 09 and later
FontCharset
New in version 09
FontCharset
FontCharset
..FontCharset 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
FontStrikeOut
New in version 09
FontStrikeOut
FontStrikeOut
..FontStrikeOut is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is struck out or not.
  • Strike out (or not) the text displayed in a control
Versions 09 and later
FontCondensed
New in version 09
FontCondensed
FontCondensed
..FontCondensed 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
..FontExtended is used to:
  • Find out whether the characters in a text are extended or not.
  • Extend (or not) the characters displayed in a text.
Versions 09 and later
FontBold
New in version 09
FontBold
FontBold
..FontBold is used to:
  • Find out whether a text is bold or not.
  • Modify the weight of a text
Versions 09 and later
FontItalic
New in version 09
FontItalic
FontItalic
..FontItalic is used to:
  • Find out whether the italic attribute is assigned to a text.
  • Modify the italic attribute of a 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
..FontName is used to:
  • Find out the font used in a control.
  • Modify 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
FontSize
New in version 09
FontSize
FontSize
..FontSize is used to:
  • Find out the size of the font used in a control.
  • Modify the size of the font used in a control.
Versions 09 and later
RichEdit
New in version 09
RichEdit
RichEdit
..RichEdit is used to manage the RTF type (Rich Text Format)
  • of an edit control or Static control found in a window.
  • of a Static control found in a report
Versions 15 and later
TextDirection
New in version 15
TextDirection
TextDirection
..TextDirection is used to find out and modify the writing direction used in a window, in a report or in a control (useful for managing languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
Versions 20 and later
Style
New in version 20
Style
Style
..Style is used to find out and assign the entire style of a control (including the overloads).
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateBottom
New in version 09
AnchorRateBottom
AnchorRateBottom
..AnchorRateBottom 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
AnchorRateRight
New in version 09
AnchorRateRight
AnchorRateRight
..AnchorRateRight 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
AnchorRateHeight
New in version 09
AnchorRateHeight
AnchorRateHeight
..AnchorRateHeight is used to:
  • Find out the anchor rate in height of a control.
  • Modify the anchor rate in height of a control.
Versions 09 and later
AnchorRateWidth
New in version 09
AnchorRateWidth
AnchorRateWidth
..AnchorRateWidth 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 21 and later
ParallaxRateHeight
New in version 21
ParallaxRateHeight
ParallaxRateHeight
..ParallaxRateHeight is used to find out and specify the speed at which a control is reduced when the scrollbar found in the window, the internal window or the page moves.
Versions 21 and later
ParallaxRateY
New in version 21
ParallaxRateY
ParallaxRateY
..ParallaxRateY is used to find out and specify the speed at which a control moves when the scrollbar found in the window, the internal window or the page moves.
Versions 09 and later
NoteTitle
New in version 09
NoteTitle
NoteTitle
..NoteTitle is used to:
  • Find out the title of the notes used in the program documentation of a window, control or page
  • Modify the title of the notes used in the program documentation of a control, window or page.
Versions 19 and later
Process
New in version 19
Process
Process
..Process is used to modify the processes that must be run by the events available on a control, window, page, report, ...
Versions 09 and later
Type
New in version 09
Type
Type
..Type is used to find out:
  • the type of element described by 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
InputType
New in version 09
InputType
InputType
..InputType is used to find out and modify the type of input allowed by a control: Duration, Date, Numeric, ...
Versions 12 and later
Unicode
New in version 12
Unicode
Unicode
..Unicode is used to:
  • Find out whether 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
..Value 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
DisplayedValue
New in version 09
DisplayedValue
DisplayedValue
..DisplayedValue is used to find out the value currently displayed on the screen in a window control or in a page control.
Versions 09 and later
Visible
New in version 09
Visible
Visible
..Visible is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
Versions 09 and later
InitialVisible
New in version 09
InitialVisible
InitialVisible
..InitialVisible is used to find out whether:
  • a control was visible during the first display of associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
Versions 19 and later
Pane
New in version 19
Pane
Pane
..Pane is used to:
  • Find out the pane tabs associated with a control.
  • Define the pane tabs associated with a control.
Versions 09 and later
X
New in version 09
X
X
..X is used to:
  • Find out the X coordinate of a control, of a Table control column or of a window (position on X axis).
  • Modify the X coordinate of a control or window (position on X axis).
Versions 09 and later
XInitial
New in version 09
XInitial
XInitial
..XInitial is used to:
  • Find out the X coordinate of a control or window (position on X axis) when opening the window.
  • Modify the X coordinate of a control anchored "to right" (position on X axis) when opening the window.
  • Find out the X coordinate of a control in relation to its block (position in millimeters on X axis) when opening the report
Versions 09 and later
Y
New in version 09
Y
Y
..Y 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
..YInitial 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
Minimum required version
  • Version 21
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