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Versions 16 and later
WINDEVLinux Most of these functions are now available in the WINDEV applications for Linux.
New in version 16
WINDEVLinux Most of these functions are now available in the WINDEV applications for Linux.
WINDEVLinux Most of these functions are now available in the WINDEV applications for Linux.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad Most of these functions are now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad Most of these functions are now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad Most of these functions are now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App Most of these functions are now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App Most of these functions are now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App Most of these functions are now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
The following functions are used to manage the WINDEV and WINDEV Mobile windows by programming.
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AbandonCloses the current window by running the code of CANCEL button.
ChangeSkinTemplateDynamically changes the skin template:
  • of all the windows found in the current application,
  • of the windows found in the WINDEV components used by the application,
  • of a specific window found in the project.
CloseCloses a WINDEV window (and returns a value if necessary).
CurrentTitleModifies the title of the current window (returned by CurrentWin) and the title bar.
CurrentWinIdentifies the window currently in edit.
DelayBeforeClosingLimits the display duration of a window or dialog box.  If no user action is performed, when the specified amount of time is reached:
  • for a window, the code of a window button will be run. 
  • for a dialog box, the dialog box is automatically closed.
EnumMenuReturns:
  • the name of nth option or sub-option found in the main menu of window.
  • the name of nth option or sub-option found in a custom popup menu (created with WINDEV or WINDEV Mobile).
ExecuteUpdateUIImmediately runs the "Request for refreshing the display" process of window or internal window.
ExecuteUpdateUIParentImmediately runs the "Request for refreshing the display" process of parent.
FullScreenEnables or disables the full-screen mode in the applications in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
IconizeMinimizes a WINDEV window.
InitWindowInitializes (or not) the controls to zero and runs the initialization processes of controls and window.
MaximizeDisplays a WINDEV window in its maximum size.
MultitaskRedrawImmediately redraws the window controls that will be graphically refreshed.
NextTitleModifies the title of next window to open.
OpenOpens a modal WINDEV or WINDEV Mobile window.
OpenChildOpens a non-modal child window.
OpenMainMenuOpens the main menu of the current window.
OpenMobileWindowOpens a window in a mobile application.
OpenSisterOpens a non-modal sibling window.
PreviousWinIdentifies the window that was in edit before the window that is currently in edit (for the same project).
RequestUpdateUIAsks to run the "Request for refreshing the display" process of window (or internal window).
RequestUpdateUIParentAsks to run the "Request for refreshing the display" process of parent.
RestoreDisplays a WINDEV window to its initial size.
UseOpens a WINDEV window and closes all the other windows that were opened beforehand.
Versions 23 and later
WaitWindowEnd
New in version 23
WaitWindowEnd
WaitWindowEnd
Closes the wait window of application opened by WaitWindowStart.
Versions 23 and later
WaitWindowStart
New in version 23
WaitWindowStart
WaitWindowStart
Opens the wait window of application.
WinActivateDDWEnables or disables the DDW (Dim Disabled Window) feature:
  • for a specific window.
  • for all the application windows.
WinAdaptHeightAdapts the window height to the content of controls.
WinAdaptSizeAdapts the window size to the content of controls.
WinAdaptWidthAdapts the window width to the content of controls.
WinBackgroundImageModifies the background image of a window and specifies the display mode of this image.
WinChangeAliasModifies the alias of a window.
WinChangeLayoutApplies a specific layout to:
  • a window.
  • an internal window.
WinCopyFormCopies the content of a form into the clipboard.
WinCurrentLayoutReturns the subscript of the current layout:
  • in the current window.
  • in the specified window or internal window..
WinDisableEffectDisables the visual effects of the graphic engine of WINDEV (for a use in TSE mode for example).
WindowBitmapCreates the image of the specified window in a BMP file.
WinForceDDWForces the DDW (Dim Disabled Windows) feature on a window even if this window is not accessible.
WinGiveSuitableHeightReturns the height of a window, adapted to the content of controls.
WinGiveSuitableWidthReturns the width of a window, adapted to the content of controls.
WinIconBarHeightReturns or modifies the current height of the "Icon Bar" area in the current MDI parent window.
WinInactiveEffectEnables or disables the DDW (Dim Disabled Window) feature:
  • for a specific window.
  • for all the application windows.
WinInHeightReturns the internal height of a window (without title bar and border).
WinInitializedUsed to find out whether the "end of initialization" code was run for a window.
WinInputIdentifies the window containing the WLanguage code currently run.
WinInWidthReturns the internal width of a window (without border).
WinInXPosReturns the horizontal position of the top left corner of the internal area (without border and title bar) of a window in relation to the top left corner of the screen.
WinInYPosReturns the vertical position of the top left corner of the internal area (without border and title bar) of a window in relation to the top left corner of the screen.
WinOrientationModifies or retrieves the display orientation of the current window.
WinOutHeightReturns the full height of window (including the border, menu bar and title).
WinOutWidthReturns the full width of a window (including the border).
WinOutXPosReturns the horizontal position of the top left corner of a window in relation to the top left corner of the screen.
WinOutYPosReturns the vertical position of the top left corner of a window in relation to the top left corner of the screen.
WinPasteFormPastes the content of a form stored in the clipboard.
WinRateDDWAllows you to find out and modify the level of gray for the windows that use the DDW feature (Dim Disabled Windows).
WinRedrawImmediately redraws the window controls that will be graphically refreshed.
Versions 23 and later
WinRefreshVisible
New in version 23
WinRefreshVisible
WinRefreshVisible
Modifies or returns the visibility status of refresh bar in a window.
WinScreenRectangleReturns the coordinates of the screen that contains a window.
WinSizeWinSize:
  • returns or modifies the display mode (maximized, minimized or normal) of window,
  • modifies the height and/or width of window,
  • moves the window and modifies the height and/or width of window.
WinSlidingVisibleDisplays or hides a sliding window (sliding menu).
WinStatusIdentifies or modifies the window status.
WinSystemButtonModifies the type of the system button displayed in the title bar of a window.
The following functions can also be used to handle the windows:
Versions 09 and later
DisableAAF
New in version 09
DisableAAF
DisableAAF
Disables an Automatic Application Feature (AAF) on a control, on a window or on the current application.
Versions 11 and later
DrawingStyle
New in version 11
DrawingStyle
DrawingStyle
Allows you to find out and modify:
  • the display mode of grayed buttons found in the windows of your application.
  • the display mode of translucent border for the windows of your application.
  • the mode for loading huge images.
Versions 09 and later
EnumElement
New in version 09
EnumElement
EnumElement
Used to enumerate the project elements: windows, pages, reports, queries, ...
Versions 09 and later
EnumSubElement
New in version 09
EnumSubElement
EnumSubElement
Used to enumerate the sub-elements of a project element.
Versions 09 and later
ExecuteAAF
New in version 09
ExecuteAAF
ExecuteAAF
Runs an Automatic Application Feature (AAF) on a control or window.
Versions 09 and later
LargeFontFactor
New in version 09
LargeFontFactor
LargeFontFactor
Returns the current enlargement ratio of a WINDEV window (only if Windows is in "large fonts" mode).
Versions 09 and later
Reset
New in version 09
Reset
Reset
Re-initializes:
  • all the controls found in the current window or page (including the groups of controls, the supercontrols and the internal windows).
  • the controls found in a group of controls, a supercontrol, an internal window or an internal page.
Versions 09 and later
WindowCount
New in version 09
WindowCount
WindowCount
Calculates the number of windows currently opened in the current application.
The following functions are used to handle the windows found on a Pocket PC from a standard WINDEV application:
Versions 09 and later
ceWinEnum
New in version 09
ceWinEnum
ceWinEnum
Used to enumerate the Windows windows currently opened on the Mobile Device (Pocket PC).
Versions 09 and later
ceWinTitle
New in version 09
ceWinTitle
ceWinTitle
Returns the title of the specified Windows window.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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