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  • Properties specific to Token variables
  • Manipulating tokens
  • Functions that use the Token type
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Token (Variable type)
In french: Jeton
The Token type is used to define all the advanced characteristics of a token displayed in an edit control. You can define and change the characteristics of this token using different WLanguage properties.
Remark: For more details on the declaration of this type of variable and the use of WLanguage properties, see Declaring a variable.
// Add a token to an Edit control
MyToken is Token
MyToken.Caption = Customer.Name
MyToken.Value = Customer.IdCustomer
EditAddToken(EDT_Customer, MyToken)
// Modify the background color of a token
FOR EACH MyToken OF EDT_Customer.Token
IF MyToken.Value = Customer.IdCustomer THEN
MyToken.BackgroundColor = LightRed

Properties specific to Token variables

The following properties can be used to handle a token:
Property nameType usedEffect
BackgroundColorColor variableBackground color of the token.
CaptionCharacter stringCaption of the token as it will be displayed in the Edit control. If this property is not specified, the caption of the token will correspond to its stored value.
Character stringHTML code of the token caption as it will be displayed in the Edit control. If this property is not specified, the caption specified with the Caption property is used.
ColorColor variableColor of the token text.
StoredValueCharacter stringStored value of the token. Stores any type of value.
TooltipCharacter stringTooltip displayed when hovering over the token.
ValueCharacter stringToken value.

Manipulating tokens

  • To manipulate the tokens of an Edit control, it is possible to use:
    • the token functions.
    • the Token property of the Edit control that returns an editable list containing all the tokens displayed in the control.
  • To reset the content of a Token variable, use VariableReset.

Functions that use the Token type

The following functions use Token variables:
EditAddTokenAdds a token to a "Text token" Edit control.
EditInsertTokenInserts a token into a "Text token" Edit control.
Minimum version required
  • Version 24
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Last update: 03/05/2024

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