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  • Displaying or hiding the positioning table
  • Anchoring a control
  • Notes
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Overview
Positioning the elements in a page is simplified by the use of a positioning table (HTML table). You can view the HTML table that will be generated and simplify it by aligning the different controls.
This positioning table is also very useful to create "page footers".
The positioning table is materialized by dots.
Versions 17 and later
Printing in "Zoning" mode allows you to avoid using the positioning tables. See Printing in zoning mode for more details.
New in version 17
Printing in "Zoning" mode allows you to avoid using the positioning tables. See Printing in zoning mode for more details.
Printing in "Zoning" mode allows you to avoid using the positioning tables. See Printing in zoning mode for more details.
How to proceed?

Displaying or hiding the positioning table

When you are in the page editor, to display or hide the positioning table, you can:When you are in the page editor, to display or hide the positioning table, you can:
  • select "Display .. Show the positioning table".select "Display .. Positioning table".on the "Display" pane, in the "Help for edit" group, check or uncheck "Positioning table".
  • press [CTRL]+[U]

Anchoring a control

Versions 17 and later
The anchoring of controls is simplified by the generation in zoning mode. See Anchoring controls in a page for more details.
New in version 17
The anchoring of controls is simplified by the generation in zoning mode. See Anchoring controls in a page for more details.
The anchoring of controls is simplified by the generation in zoning mode. See Anchoring controls in a page for more details.
By default, the real position of the WEBDEV controls is specified in the positioning table.
For example:
To anchor a control (in most cases to the bottom or to the right), specify a percentage for the control coordinates in the positioning table. To do so, perform a right click on the coordinate and select "Sizable". You can now enter the requested value (in percentage):

Notes

  • When the positioning table is displayed in the editor, to optimize the positioning table preview, the background color of the cells as well as the images are no longer displayed.
  • Pressing the [CTRL] + [I] keys is used to view the extensible areas. The positioning table is not drawn and the images are displayed.
  • The positioning tables do not apply to the AJAX tables.
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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