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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
  • Action Bar
  • 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.
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.
iPhone/iPad This Property is now available for report elements in iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This Property is now available for report elements in iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Windows Store Apps mode.
iPhone/iPad This Property is now available for report elements in iPhone/iPad applications.
Android Widget This property is now available in Android Widget mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This property is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Apple Watch This property is now available in Apple Watch mode.
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.
Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileiPhone/iPadJavaUser 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.
Windows MobileJavaUser 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.
Windows MobileJavaUser 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..
Versions 21 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPad

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to make a field Action Bar Invisible.
In this case, an animation is automatically performed when the Action Bar disappear.
New in version 21
AndroidiPhone/iPad

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to make a field Action Bar Invisible.
In this case, an animation is automatically performed when the Action Bar disappear.
AndroidiPhone/iPad

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to make a field Action Bar Invisible.
In this case, an animation is automatically performed when the Action Bar disappear.

Limits

Universal Windows 10 AppWindows MobileiPhone/iPad Visible does not apply to the reports.
WINDEV Mobile The Property Visible cannot be used on:
  • a row of a List Box or Combo Box control,
  • a window menu
  • an element in a TreeView control.
If the Property Visible is used on an table cell, all the cells in the corresponding column will be made invisible..
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.
Android Widget The Property Visible applies only to the following items:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Image control.
  • Window.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPad The Property Visible does not apply to windows.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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