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Stored procedures
The AnchorRateWidth property 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.
The anchor rate is used to define how the control is moved or resized in relation to the evolution of size of window (or report) to which it is anchored. The anchor rate corresponds to the percentage by which the control moves in relation to the window (or report). Therefore, if the anchor rate is set to 0, the control will not be resized. If it is set to 1000, the control will be resized normally.
The horizontal anchor rate (AnchorRateWidth property) is applied if the control is anchored horizontally(anchorWidth constant used with the Anchor property).
Versions 15 and later
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Android This property is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This property is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 19 and later
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesiPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls.
WEBDEV - Server code This property can only be used to find out the anchor rate of the blocks or controls found in a report.
New in version 19
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesiPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls.
WEBDEV - Server code This property can only be used to find out the anchor rate of the blocks or controls found in a report.
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesiPhone/iPad This property is now available for report controls.
WEBDEV - Server code This property can only be used to find out the anchor rate of the blocks or controls found in a report.
Versions 20 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 20
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
AndroidiPhone/iPad This property is now available for Table controls and table columns in Android and iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
// The List Box control is enlarged by 50% of the new window size (500 for 1000).
LIST_ListPersons.AnchorRateWidth = 500
Syntax

Getting the anchor rate when enlarging a control horizontally Hide the details

<Result> = <Control used>.AnchorRateWidth
<Result>: Integer
Anchor rate included between 0 (unstretched control) and 1000 (standard anchor)
<Control used>: Control name
Name of control (or column) to use. This control can be a control:
  • of a window.
  • Versions 20 and later
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget of a report.
    New in version 20
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget of a report.
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget of a report.
WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS WidgetJava

Changing the anchor rate when enlarging a control horizontally Hide the details

<Control used>.AnchorRateWidth = <Anchor rate>
<Control used>: Control name
Name of control (or column) to use.
<Anchor rate>: Integer
New anchor rate included between 0 (unstretched control) and 1000 (standard anchor)
Remarks

Anchoring a control

  • WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadIOS WidgetJava In a window, the Anchor property is used to determine how a control is resized or moved when the window is resized. If the control is associated with a Tab control, the anchor is defined in relation to the tab.
    For more details, see Anchoring applied to window controls.
  • WINDEVAndroidiPhone/iPadIOS WidgetJava The Anchor property is not available for columns in Table or TreeView Table controls. The anchors of a column can be specified directly with the AnchorRateWidth property.
  • Versions 19 and later
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor.
    For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.
    New in version 19
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor.
    For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.
    WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget In a report, the Anchor property is used to find out how the control is resized or moved when the report is resized. This behavior was defined in the report editor.
    For more details, see Anchoring controls in a report.

Limitations

WINDEVUniversal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadIOS WidgetJava The AnchorRateWidth property applies to all the controls in a window.
Versions 19 and later
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget The AnchorRateWidth property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
New in version 19
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget The AnchorRateWidth property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
WINDEVWEBDEV - Server codeReports and QueriesUniversal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget The AnchorRateWidth property applies to all the controls in a report. In this case, you can only find out the anchor rate used.
Java The AnchorRateWidth property applies only to the following elements:
  • Button.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image.
  • Check Box.
  • Radio Button.
  • List Box.
  • Combo Box.
  • TreeView.
  • Tab.
  • Table.
  • Supercontrol.
  • Versions 18 and later
    Ribbon group.
    New in version 18
    Ribbon group.
    Ribbon group.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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