Categorized List of Actions

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Description

Alpha Anywhere provides the following Categories of actions through the Action Script Genie.

 Addin Actions

Actions included:

  •  ReportMailer

    Breaks a report in component reports and sends each component as a PDF file attachment.

 Alpha Anywhere

Actions included:

 Branching

Actions included:

  •  Branch Command

    Can be used to change the execution of your script based on an expression or the value of a control.

  •  Goto Label

    Causes your script to start executing at a label created with the Insert Label Action.

  •  Insert Label

    Inserts a label in the list of actions. You can later use the Goto Label Action to jump to it.

 Control Panel

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 Database Utilities

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 Dialog Boxes

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 Email

Actions included:

  •  Receive an Email Message

    Allows the user to receive email using the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client.

  •  Set Email Options

    Allows the user to send email using either the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client, or the user's default email client (e.g. Eudora, Outlook etc.).

  •  Send an Email Message

    Displays the Email Settings dialog box, which allows the user to set email settings for the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client.

  •  Send a Table or Set

    Lets you select tables or sets to zip up and send by email.

  •  Send Selected files

    Lets you select files to send by email as attachments.

 Fields

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 Find/Locate

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 Form/Browse

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 Index/Sort

Actions included:

  •  Multi-Field Quick Sort

    Runs a custom sort defined by the user at run-time.

  •  Quick Sort

    Sorts the records in a window, based on the control that currently has focus, or on another explicitly specified control.

  •  Run Saved Query

    Sorts records in a window based on search and sort criteria in a previously saved query operation.

  •  Select Index Dialog

    Displays the Primary Index or Query dialog, from which the user may select the primary index or query list for the current form or browse.

  •  Set Index

    Sets the primary index or query list for a form or browse.

  •  Set Record Number Order

    Sets the primary index for a form or browse to record number order.

 Menu Commands

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 Miscellaneous

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 Network Optimization

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 Object Properties (Set and Get)

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 Operations

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 Reports (Print, Preview, Send, etc)

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 Query

Actions included:

  •  Multi-field Quick Filter

    Displays the Multi-field Quick Filter dialog box, which allows the user to select multiple fields on which to base the filter.

  •  Query by Expression

    Displays the Query by Expression dialog, which allows the user to enter a filter and order expression to search for records in a table.

  •  Query by Form

    Switches a form to Query by Form mode.

  •  Query by Form Clear

    Clears existing Query by Form search criteria from the form.

  •  Query by Form Exit

    Exits Query by Form mode and returns to the Form View mode.

  •  Query by Form Run

    Performs the query entered in Query by Form mode.

  •  Query by Genie

    Displays the Query Genie , allowing the user to enter criteria to search the records in a table.

  •  Quick Filter

    Filters records in a window based on the value in the control that currently has focus, or on another explicitly specified control.

  •  Run Custom Query

    Queries records based on custom filter and order expressions.

  •  Run Saved Query

    Sorts records in a window based on search and sort criteria in a previously saved query operation.

  •  Show All Records

    Turns off the current query and shows all records in the table.

 Record Navigation

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 Records

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 Scripts

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 SQL (Using AlphaDAO)

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 Variables

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 Window Commands

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 Xbasic

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 Xdialog Windows

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