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..Image is used to find out and modify the background image associated with an element.
Reports and Queries In a report, ..Image is used to find out and modify the background image associated with a control or with a block.
Remark: These images are defined in the editor in the description of the control, window or page ("General" or "Details" tab).
Example
Reports and Queries
// Modify the image associated with the caption of the "Help" button
BTN_Help..Image = "C:\MyImages\Help.ICO"
Reports and Queries
// Modify the image associated with a check box
CBOX_CheckBox..Image = "C:\MyImages\CheckBox_anim.gif"
Reports and Queries
// Modify the background image of "CustomerName" control
CustomerName..Image ="C:\MyImages\Image.BMP"
Syntax
Reports and Queries

Finding out the background image associated with a report element Hide the details

<Result> = <Element used>..Image
<Result>: Character string
Name and full path of the background image associated with the specified object.
<Element used>: Name of control or block.
Name of the element (control or block) to use.
Reports and Queries

Modifying the background image associated with a report element Hide the details

<Element used>..Image = <New image>
<Element used>: Name of control or block.
Name of the element (control or block) to use.
<New image>: Character string (with quotes)
Name and full path of the new background image associated with the specified object. A UNC path can be used.
Reports and Queries

Finding out the image associated with a control or with a window Hide the details

<Current image> = <Element used>..Image
<Current image>: Character string
Name and path of the image:
  • associated with the caption of a button,
  • associated with a tab pane or with a tab,
  • associated with the toolbar panes or with the pane button
  • associated with the caption of a menu option,
  • used as cursor in a progress bar or in a slider (except round sliders).
  • associated with the option of a Radio Button or Check Box control in Vista style.
  • used in background image of a Calendar control.
<Element used>: Control name or window name
Name of element to use.
Reports and Queries

Modifying the image associated with a control or with a window Hide the details

<Element used>..Image = <New image>
<Element used>: Control name or window name
Name of element to use.
<New image>: Character string
Name and path (full, relative or UNC) of the new image:
  • associated with the caption of a button,
  • associated with a tab pane or with a tab,
  • associated with the toolbar panes or with the pane button
  • associated with the caption of a menu option,
  • used as cursor in a progress bar or in a slider (except round sliders).
  • associated with the option of a Radio Button or Check Box control in Vista style.
  • used in background image of a Calendar control.
Remarks
Reports and Queries

Image associated with a report control or block

  • The image associated with an Image control can be known and/or modified in the report editor, in the "General" tab of the control description.
  • The background image of a control or block can be known and/or modified in the report editor, in the "Style" tab of the description window. All you have to do is select the "Background image" element.
Reports and Queries

Image scanned in a report

..Image cannot be used to modify the scanned image of a report. Indeed, the scanned image of a report is used to:
  • easily position the different controls in the report,
  • view the result in the print preview.

Limits

Reports and Queries In a report, ..Image cannot be used on:
  • a report.
  • a bar code.
  • a Check Box control.
Authorized image formats:
    Minimum version required
    • Version 9
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