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A5 Methods

Description

Methods for the A5 object.

Name
Description
A5.SYSTEM Methods

System methods for the A5 object.

Methods

A5.ACTIVATING Method

Return name of object that is being activated (if known).

A5.APPEND_ENUM Method

The APPEND_ENUM() method returns the name of the next saved append operation.

A5.BITMAP_ENUM Method

The A5.BITMAP_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of bitmaps in the current database.

A5.BROWSE_ENUM Method

The A5.BROWSE_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved browses.

A5.BROWSE_LOCATION Method

The A5.BROWSE_LOCATION() method returns the name of the file that contains the named browse.

A5.CLOSE Method

The A5.CLOSE() method closes all open tables and shuts down Alpha Anywhere.

A5.COLOR_ENUM Method

The A5.COLOR_ENUM() method returns a list of Alpha Anywhere color names.

A5.COMPACT Method

The A5.COMPACT() method compacts the current database. This rebuilds all indexes, removes all deleted records and reclaims unused space in all dictionaries and memo field files.

A5.COPY_ENUM Method

The A5.COPY_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF separated list of all of the copy operations in the database.

A5.DATABASE_CLOSE Method

The A5.DATABASE_CLOSE() method closes the current database (.ADB file), without closing Alpha Anywhere itself.

A5.DEACTIVATING Method

Return name of object that is being deactivated (if known).

A5.EXPORT_ENUM Method

The A5.EXPORT_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the export operations in the database.

A5.FONT_ENUM Method

The A5.FONT_ENUM() method lists all of the available fonts..

A5.FONTSIZE_ENUM Method

The A5.FONTSIZE_ENUM() method returns a list of point sizes available for a named font.

A5.FORM_ENUM Method

The A5.FORM_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all the names of the next saved form layouts. Returns Form layout.

A5.FORM_LOCATION Method

The A5.FORM_LOCATION() method returns the filename of the file contains the named form.

A5.GET_EXE_NAME Method

The A5.GET_EXE_NAME() method returns the base name of the Alpha Anywhere executable.

A5.GET_EXE_PATH Method

Returns the path in which the main <+PRODUCT_NAME-> executable is stored.

A5.GET_MASTER_NAME Method

The A5.GET_MASTER_NAME() method returns the name of the master database if the workstation is shadowed. Returns the Master database, or null if current database is not Network Optimized.

A5.GET_MASTER_PATH Method

Returns the path of the Master database, or null if current database is not Network Optimized.

A5.GET_NAME Method

The A5.GET_NAME() method returns the filename of the current database (.adb file).

A5.GET_PATH Method

Returns the path of the current database (.adb file).

A5.GET_PRIVATE_PATH Method

Returns the current Private path.

A5.GET_SHARED_PATH Method

Returns the current Shared path.

A5.HAS_METHOD Method

The A5.HAS_METHOD() method returns .T. (TRUE) if the method is supported; otherwise, it returns .F. (FALSE).

A5.ICON_GET Method

The A5.ICON_GET() method returns the name of the icon associated with the A5 object.

A5.IMPORT_ENUM Method

The A5.IMPORT_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the import operations in the database.

A5.JOIN_ENUM Method

The A5.JOIN_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the join operations in the database.

A5.LABEL_ENUM Method

The A5.LABEL_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved labels.

A5.LABEL_LOCATION Method

The A5.LABEL_LOCATION() method returns the name of the file that contains the specified label layout.

A5.LETTER_ENUM Method

The A5.LETTER_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved letter layouts.

A5.LETTER_LOCATION Method

The A5.LETTER_LOCATION() method returns the name of the file that contains the specified letter layout.

A5.LIBRARY_ENUM Method

Returns the name of the next attached Library.

A5.LOAD Method

The A5.LOAD() method closes the current workspace and opens the specified layoutName.

A5.LOAD_USER_COLORS Method

Loads custom color definitions into variables.

A5.MARK_ENUM Method

The A5.MARK_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the mark operations in the database.

A5.MENU_ENUM Method

The A5.MENU_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved custom menus.

A5.POST_ENUM Method

The A5.POST_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the post operations in the database.

A5.QUERY_ENUM Method

The A5.QUERY_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the query operations in the database.

A5.READ_SETTING Method

The A5.READ_SETTING() method is a simplified version of the A5.LOAD_SETTINGS() method that reads a single value (called Setting_Name ) from the current database's library.

A5.REPORT_ENUM Method

The A5.REPORT_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved report layouts.

A5.REPORT_LOCATION Method

The A5.REPORT_LOCATION() method returns the name of the file that contains the named report.

A5.SAVE_USER_COLORS Method

The A5.SAVE_USER_COLORS() method saves the custom color settings that are defined in the dot variable Color. Custom color setting are stored in the current database's .ADB file. Custom colors are defined using the View > Settings command. Currently, Alpha Anywhere only supports one color scheme named "Default".

A5.SCRIPT_ENUM Method

The A5.SCRIPT_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all saved global scripts.

A5.SET_ENUM Method

The A5.SET_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all sets in the database.

A5.SUMMARIZE_ENUM Method

The A5.SUMMARIZE_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the Summary operations in the database.

A5.TABLE_ENUM Method

The A5.TABLE_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all tables listed in the Control Panel. In contrast, the A5_TABLE_ENUM_ACTUAL() function checks to see that the table exists, or it is not included in the list.

A5.TOOLBAR_ENUM Method

The A5.TOOLBAR_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all toolbars in the current database.

A5.TRANSACTION_COUNTER Method

The A5.TRANSACTION_COUNTER() method fires an event every time an Alpha Five window opens or closes. It returns the event transaction count for the specified objects. If no objects are specified, A5.TRANSACTION_COUNTER() counts the event for all object types.

A5.UDF_ENUM Method

The A5.UDF_ENUM() method returns a CR-LF delimited list of all user defined functions (UDFs) in the database.

A5.UPDATE_ENUM Method

The A5.UPDATE_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the saved update operations in the database.

A5.WRITE_SETTING Method

The A5.WRITE_SETTING() method is a simplified version of the A5.SAVE_SETTINGS() method that stores a single Value into the setting named Setting_Name in the current database's library.

A5.XTAB_ENUM Method

The A5.XTAB_ENUM() method returns a carriage return-line feed separated list of all of the crosstab (XTAB) operations in the database.