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Identifies the "parent" of a graphic object: control, column, window, page, ...
Versions 16 and later
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
New in version 16
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Example
WINDEVJavaUser code (UMC)
// COL_Column1 is in TABLE_Table1, which is in the WIN_Window2 window,
// which is the child of the WIN_Window1 window
ParentObject(COL_Column1)    // Returns "TABLE_Table1"
ParentObject(TABLE_Table1)      // Returns "WIN_Window2"
ParentObject(WIN_Window2)    // Returns "WIN_Window1"
ParentObject(WIN_Window1)    // Returns ""
Syntax
<Result> = ParentObject(<Object name>)
<Result>: Character string
  • If <Object name> is a control, <Result> corresponds to the name of the window (or page) to which the control belongs (even if the control is in a tab).
  • If <Object name> is a column, <Result> corresponds to the name of the Table control.
  • If <Object name> is a window, <Result> corresponds to the name of the parent window (or to an empty string ("") if <Object name> has no parent window).
  • If <Object name> is a page, <Result> corresponds to the name of the frameset (or to an empty string ("") if <Object name> has no frameset).
<Object name>: Character string
Name of the object (control, window, page, column) whose parent must be found. A WLanguage error occurs if the object is unknown.
Remarks
WINDEVUser code (UMC)

ParentObject and the MDI windows

ParentObject used on a window opened from a MDI child window returns the alias of the MDI child window.
Component: wd270obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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