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  • Control attributes
  • Group of controls
  • Operating mode of shortcuts according to the control status
  • Controls on tabs
  • Rows in a Table control
  • Limits
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Stored procedures
The Property Visible allows to:
  • Find out whether an element is visible.
  • Make an element visible or invisible.
This property applies to the:
  • controls and groups of controls found in a window, in a page or in a report.
  • report blocks,
  • menu options.
Remarks:
  • In the window editor and in the page editor, the control visibility is defined in the "UI" tab of the control description.
  • In the report editor, the control visibility is defined in the "Details" tab of the control description.
Example
// Make the "EDT_Company" control visible if it is invisible
IF SAI_Company.Visible = False THEN
SAI_Company.Visible = True
END
Syntax

Finding out whether an element is visible Hide the details

<Result> = <Element used>.Visible
<Result>: Boolean
  • True if the specified element is visible,
  • False otherwise.
<Element used>: Type of element
Name of element to use.

Making a control or a report block visible/invisible Hide the details

<Element used>.Visible = <Visible/Invisible>
<Element used>: Type of element
Name of element to use.
<Visible/Invisible>: Boolean
  • True if the specified element must be visible,
  • False if the specified element must be invisible.
Remarks

Control attributes

Visible does not modify the other attributes of the control (selection without input, active or grayed).

Group of controls

If the specified object is a group of controls, the visibility status of all controls belonging to the group is modified.
JavaUser code (UMC)PHPAjax

Operating mode of shortcuts according to the control status

The shortcuts of an invisible control cannot be used. For example, an invisible button does not operate when using the shortcuts.
JavaUser code (UMC)

Controls on tabs

If a field on a tab pane is visible, but the pane is not displayed, Property Visible will return False.
JavaUser code (UMC)

Rows in a Table control

A row found in a Table control can be made visible or invisible. For example:
// Makes the second row of the Table control invisible
TABLE_Table[2].Visible = False
If the Table control is using bars with alternated colors, the alternation of colors will be respected.
Remark: If the Property Visible is used on an table cell, all the cells in the corresponding column will be made invisible..

Limits

Reports and Queries Visible does not apply to the reports.
Java The Property Visible applies only to the following items:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Edit control.
  • Image control.
  • Check Box control.
  • Radio Button control.
  • List Box control.
  • Combo Box control.
  • TreeView control.
  • Tab control.
  • Window.
  • Table control.
  • Column of a Table control.
  • Supercontrol.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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