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Overview
A column of a Table control can be managed in WLanguage both in a window and in a page, using the following properties.
Properties available for a Table control
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Properties that can be used in a window

The following properties are associated with the columns found in a Table control:
New in version 2024
Accessibility
The Accessibility property gets and sets the accessibility properties of a control.
AnchorRateWidthThe 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.
AutoLineWrapThe AutoLineWrap property is used to:
  • determine if the automatic line wrap feature is enabled in a multiline Edit control, in a column of a Table or TreeView control or in a row header of a Pivot Table control.
  • set the line wrap mode in a multiline Edit control, in a column of a Table or TreeView control or in a row header of a Pivot Table control.
AutomaticEraseThe AutomaticErase property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control is in "Automatic erase" mode.
  • modify the "Automatic erase" characteristic of an edit control.
AutomaticReorganizationThe AutomaticReorganization property is used to get and change the automatic reorganization mode for the tasks in a "Gantt Chart" column.
BackgroundColorThe BackgroundColor property is used to set the background color of a control, window, page or block of a report.
BackgroundStyleThe BackgroundStyle property is used to get and modify the background style of cells in tables and/or TreeView Tables.
BarVisibleThe BarVisible property is used to manage the selection bar on a column in a Table or TreeView Table control.
BrowsedFileThe BrowsedFile property gets and sets the data source used to display records in controls based on a data file.
CalculatorButtonThe CalculatorButton property is used to determine and indicate whether a Numeric or Currency Edit control has a button to display a popup calculator.
CaptionIn a database, the Caption property 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, the Caption property is used to:
  • Find out the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
  • Modify the text displayed in a Static or Link control.
In a window or page, the Caption property is also 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 Breadcrumb control.
CheckSpellThe CheckSpell property is used to enable or disable the automatic spelling checker.
ColorThe Color property is used to get or change 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.
ContextMenuThe ContextMenu property is used to:
  • Get the custom context menu of a control, window or page.
  • Change the custom context menu of a control, window or page (or associate another context menu).
  • WINDEV Mobile Customize the system menus of the controls by adding options.
CountThe Count property returns the number of elements in a given set.
CursorThe Cursor property gets and sets the position of the mouse cursor in one of the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing control.
  • HTML Editor control.
CursorEndThe CursorEnd property gets and sets the end position of the mouse selection range in the following controls:
  • Edit control.
  • Editable Combo Box.
  • "Edit control" table column and "Editable Combo Box" table column.
  • Word Processing control.
DataBindingThe DataBinding property is used to identify and change the binding between a control and:
  • an item in a data file.
  • a variable.
  • several variables.
DayWidthThe DayWidth property is used to determine and change the width of days:
  • in a Scheduler control where the days are displayed in column and the resources in rows.
  • in a Gantt Chart column.
DisplayCurrencyThe DisplayCurrency property gets and sets the currency used when entering or displaying values in a "Currency + Euro" control.
DisplayedValueThe DisplayedValue property returns the value currently displayed in the control of a window or page.
DisplayEnabledThe DisplayEnabled property is used to:
  • determine whether or not a control or window is refreshed. If the control is displayed, its content is refreshed regularly.
  • refresh a control or window.
DisplayFormatThe DisplayFormat property gets and sets the expected display format for a given text: plain text, RTF or Markdown.
DisplayLinkThe DisplayLink property gets and sets the display mode of the links in a Gantt Chart column.
DisplayMaskThe DisplayMask property is used to:
  • Find out the display mask.
  • Modify the display mask.
This display mask is displayed when the control is in read-only or when the control does not have focus.
EllipsisThe Ellipsis property is used to determine and change the truncation mode with ellipses in:
  • a window control (Static, edit control, List box, Button, Combo box or Static table column).
  • a Static control in a report.
EmptyIfZeroThe EmptyIfZero property is used to:
  • Find out the management mode of zero value in a control.
  • Modify the management mode of zero value in a control
ExtraThe Extra property is used to:
  • Get additional information about a control, window, or page.
  • Edit additional information of a control, window or page.
FileFilterThe FileFilter property gets and sets the filter used to display files:
  • when using assisted input in an Edit control or table column with the "File path autocomplete" option (in the "General" tab of the description window),
  • in the file picker displayed when the user selects the "Browse..." option in the context menu of an Edit control, table column or Combo Box control.
FilterThe Filter property is used to identify and change the filter applied to records in:
  • Table controls based on a data file,
  • browsing TreeView Table controls,
  • browsing List Box controls,
  • Combo Box controls based on a data file,
  • browsing Looper controls.
FontThe Font property is used to
  • Get the identifier of the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
  • Change the font used in a control in a report, page or window.
FontBoldThe FontBold property is used to:
  • Determine if the text is bold.
  • Change the weight of the text.
FontCharsetThe FontCharset property 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.
FontCondensedThe FontCondensed property is used to:
  • Determine if characters in a text are condensed.
  • Condense (or not) the characters in a text.
FontExtendedThe FontExtended property is used to:
  • Find out whether the spacing between characters in a text is increased.
  • Increase the spacing between characters in a text.
FontItalicThe FontItalic property is used to:
  • Determine if the text is italicized.
  • Apply or remove italic formatting from the text.
FontLargeThe FontLarge property is used to:
  • Determine if the text is expanded.
  • Expand the text.
FontNameThe FontName property is used to:
  • Identify the font used in a control.
  • Change the font used in a control.
FontSizeThe FontSize property is used to:
  • Identify the size of the font used in a control.
  • Change the size of the font used in a control.
FontStrikeOutThe FontStrikeOut property is used to:
  • Determine if the text displayed is struck through.
  • Apply strikethrough formatting (or not) the text displayed in a control.
FontUnderlinedThe FontUnderlined property is used to:
  • Determine if the text is underlined.
  • Underline (or not) a text.
FullNameThe FullName property is used to find out the full name:
  • of a control.
  • of a window.
  • of a menu option.
  • of a table column.
GranularityDurationThe GranularityDuration property is used to get and change the size of the grid to resize:
  • appointments in an Organizer control.
  • appointments in a Scheduler control.
  • events in a TimeLine control.
  • tasks in a Gantt Chart column.
GranularityMovementThe GranularityMovement property is used to get and change the size of the grid to move:
  • appointments in an Organizer control.
  • appointments in a Scheduler control.
  • events in a TimeLine control.
  • tasks in a Gantt Chart column.
GrayedThe Grayed property is used to:
  • Determine if a control (or a group of controls) is grayed out.
  • Gray out or ungray a control, a group of controls or a window.
GroupThe Group property is used to:
  • find out whether the control belongs to a group of controls. If the control belongs to one or more groups, the Group property can be used to identify these groups of controls.
  • associate a control with a group of controls.
HeightThe Height property is used to get and change the height:
  • of a control or block in a report.
  • of a control (in a window), window, row of a Table, List Box or ListView control, option of a Radio Button or Check Box control, break header or footer of a Table or Looper control.
  • of a control (in a page), break header or footer in a Table or Looper control. The control can be overlayable or not.
  • of a break cell in a Table or Looper control.
HelpNumberThe HelpNumber property is used to identify and modify the help number associated with a control.
HorizontalAlignmentThe HorizontalAlignment property gets and changes the horizontal alignment of a control.
HtmlFormatThe HtmlFormat property is used to:
  • find out whether an edit control accepts the input in HTML format.
  • modify the input format of an edit control.
ImageModeThe ImageMode property gets and sets the display mode of an image in an Image control, in the column of a table of type Image or in the background of a Chart control in a window.
InitialContentThe InitialContent property gets the initial content:
  • of a List Box control populated programmatically.
  • of a Combo Box control populated programmatically.
  • of a "List of values" column in a Table control.
  • in a Spreadsheet control.
InitialStateThe InitialState property gets the initial state of a control.
InitialVisibleThe InitialVisible property is used to determine if:
  • a control was visible during the first display of the associated window or page.
  • a window was visible during its first display.
InitialWidthThe InitialWidth property 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.
InputMaskThe InputMask property is used to:
  • get the input mask.
  • set the input mask (from the masks available for the type).
InputTypeThe InputType property is used to identify or change the type of input supported by a control: Duration, Date, Numeric, etc.
InterpretAmpersandThe InterpretAmpersand property is used to determine and change how the '&' character is interpreted 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 column in a Table control.
LeftIndentThe LeftIndent property is used to get and change the space to the left of the text in a control.
MagnifierModeThe MagnifierMode property determines and changes how the magnifier is displayed in the column headings of a Table or TreeView Table control.
MarkdownThe Markdown property is used to enable or disable Markdown formatting in the controls of a window or a report.
MaxValueThe MaxValue property is used to:
  • get and set the top value of a report based on a data file.
  • get the maximum value of the current filter.
  • get the maximum value of a data series in a chart.
  • get and set the maximum value for some types of controls.
MemoryCurrencyThe MemoryCurrency property gets and sets the currency used when manipulating a "Currency + Euro" control programmatically.
MemoryFormatThe MemoryFormat property is used to get and change the format of the value returned for:
  • Date or Time edit controls.
  • Date or Time table columns.
  • Calendar controls.
  • Static controls.
  • editable combo boxes.
  • table columns displayed by combo boxes.
MergeThe Merge property is used to merge the cells of a Table or TreeView Table control.
MessageThe Message property 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).
MinValueThe MinValue property is used to:
  • get and set the bottom value of a report based on a data file.
  • get the minimum value of the current filter.
  • get the minimum value of a data series in a chart.
  • get and set the minimum value for some types of controls.
MinWidthThe MinWidth property is used to get and change the minimum width of a control or window.
ModifiedThe Modified property is used to determine if a control or group of controls has been modified by the user (keyboard or mouse input).
MouseCursorThe MouseCursor property gets and sets the cursor displayed when pointing over a control, window or page.
MovableThe Movable property is used to:
  • Find out whether a table column can be moved by the user,
  • Allow and/or forbid a table column to be moved by the user.
MovementTaskThe MovementTask property allows you to know and modify the way users move tasks in a Gantt Chart column.
MultilineIn a window or page, the Multiline property is used to:
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of an Edit control.
  • find out and modify the "Multiline" option of a column in a Table control.
In a report, the Multiline property is used to determine and change the "Multiline" option of a control.
NameThe Name property is used to get:
  • 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.
NoteThe Note property is used to:
  • Find out the notes associated with a control, a window, a page or a report.
  • Modify the notes associated with a control, a window a page or a report.
NoteTitleThe NoteTitle property is used to:
  • Get the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
  • Change the title of the notes used in the technical documentation of a control, window, page or report.
OrientationTitleThe OrientationTitle property is used to:
  • Determine whether the headings of one or multiple columns in a Table control are angled.
  • Angle the headings of one or all the columns in a Table control.
PasswordThe Password property can be used:
  • on the edit controls (or on the text table columns) to find out whether the control is a "Password" control or to modify the "Password" type of the control.
  • on the connections (HFSQL Client/Server, OLE DB, etc.) to define the password of the user who uses the connection.
ProcessThe Process property is used to modify the processes to be executed by the events available on a control, window, page, report, etc.
ProgressBarColorThe ProgressBarColor property gets and sets the progress color in the following controls and elements:
  • Progress Bar control,
  • Progress Bar column,
  • Progress Bar cell,
  • infinite Progress Bar control.
RichEditThe RichEdit property is used to manage the RTF (Rich Text Format) type:
  • of an edit control or Static control found in a window.
  • of a Static control found in a report.
RightClickThe RightClick property gets and sets the name of the Button control that will be executed when an object is right-clicked.
RightIndentThe RightIndent property is used to get and change the space to the right of the text in a control.
RightToLeftThe RightToLeft property is used to get the writing direction on a control, column, window or report.
SelectedThe Selected property is used to:
  • Select, or determine if a row is selected in a List, ListView or Table control.
  • Select, or determine if a column or cell is selected in a Table control with row or column selection.
  • Select, or determine if a WEBDEV menu option is selected.
SelectedTextThe SelectedText property is used to get and change the text selected in an Edit control, editable Combo Box control or editable column in a Table control.
SizeThe Size property is used to determine and change the size of an element.
SortableThe Sortable property is used to:
  • Determine if a Table control column is sortable.
  • Make a column of a Table control sortable or not.
SortOptionThe SortOption property gets and sets the sort options used in:
  • text columns in Table controls,
  • text columns in Treeview Table controls,
  • List Box and ListView controls,
  • Combo Box controls,
  • attributes of Looper controls,
  • images, clickable images and thumbnails with automatic sequence.
StateThe State property gets and sets the state of an element.
TextDirectionThe TextDirection property is used to determine and change the writing direction in a window, report or control (useful for languages such as Arabic or Hebrew).
TitleThe Title property is used to:
  • Get the title of a Table control column, a Chart control, a window or a page
  • Change the title of a Table control column, a Chart control, a window or a page.
TitleBackgroundColorThe TitleBackgroundColor property gets and sets the background color of a column title in a Table or TreeView Table control.
TitleColorThe TitleColor property is used to:
  • get the text color of a column title in a Table or TreeView Table control.
  • set the text color of the title of one or all columns in a Table or TreeView Table control.
TitleHeaderThe TitleHeader property is used to:
  • Get the title and aspect of a column title-header (Table or TreeView Table control).
  • Get the number of column title-headers (Table or TreeView Table control).
  • Change the title and aspect of a column title-header (Table or TreeView Table control).
TitleImageThe TitleImage property is used to get and/or change the image displayed next to the title of a column in a Table control.
ToolTipThe ToolTip property is used to get and change the text displayed in the tooltip associated with a window or page control.
ToolTipTitleThe ToolTipTitle property gets and sets the text displayed in the tooltip associated with the column title of a Table control. This tooltip only appears when the Table control column title is hovered over.
TransparencyModeThe TransparencyMode property gets and sets the transparency mode of an image.
TypeThe Type property is used to get:
  • the type of element (data file or item) defined programmatically or in the data model editor, view or query.
  • the type of object.
  • the type of data held in a Variant.
UnicodeThe Unicode property is used to:
  • Determine if the value of a control is a Unicode string.
  • Specify whether the value of a control is a Unicode string.
ValueThe Value property 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.
VerticalAlignmentThe VerticalAlignment property gets and changes the vertical alignment of a control.
VisibleThe Visible property is used to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
VisibleInExportAndPrintThe VisibleInExportAndPrint property is used to:
  • Find out whether a column of a Table or TreeView Table control is visible for export and printing.
  • Modify the visibility of a column in a Table or TreeView Table control for export and printing.
WidthThe Width property gets and changes 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 overlayable or not.
WinEditAllowedThe WinEditAllowed property is used to determine and configure the actions allowed on a control when the window switches to "Allow end users to modify the UI" mode.
WorkingHourEndThe WorkingHourEnd property is used to identify and change the end time of working hours used:
  • by an Organizer control.
  • by a Scheduler control.
  • by a Gantt Chart column (in a Table or TreeView Table control).
WorkingHourStartThe WorkingHourStart property is used to get and change the start time of working hours used:
  • by an Organizer control.
  • by a Scheduler control.
  • by a Gantt Chart column (in a Table or TreeView Table control).
XThe X property is used to:
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control, Table control column or window (position on the X-axis).
  • Get the X-coordinate of a control or window (position on the X-axis).
YThe Y property 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.
Remark: Depending on the platform used, some properties may not be available. For more details, see the property's help page.
Properties available for a TreeView Table control
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  • Version 9
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