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  • Group of controls
  • Operating mode of shortcuts according to the control status
  • Action Bar
  • Limits
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Stored procedures
The Visible property is used 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 EDT_Company.Visible = False THEN
EDT_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 the element to be used.

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 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget

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.
Versions 21 and later
AndroidiPhone/iPadIOS Widget

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to hide an Action Bar control.
In this case, an animation is automatically applied when the Action Bar disappears.
New in version 21
AndroidiPhone/iPadIOS Widget

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to hide an Action Bar control.
In this case, an animation is automatically applied when the Action Bar disappears.
AndroidiPhone/iPadIOS Widget

Action Bar

The Visible property can be used to hide an Action Bar control.
In this case, an animation is automatically applied when the Action Bar disappears.

Limits

Universal Windows 10 AppiPhone/iPadIOS Widget Visible does not apply to the reports.
Android Widget The Visible property applies only to the following elements:
  • Button control.
  • Static control.
  • Image control.
  • Window.
Universal Windows 10 AppAndroidiPhone/iPadIOS Widget The Visible property does not apply to windows.
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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