Creating an Object
/documentation/pages/Guides/Databases/Connecting/Creating an Object.xml
How to create a connection object and connect to your back-end database.
Creating Menu Forms
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Form/Creating Menu Forms.xml
With Action Scripting, it is very easy to create a main menu form that navigates to the various forms within your application. A good example of a main menu form is found in the AlphaSports sample database.
Creating a Posting Field Rule
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/FieldRules/Creating a Posting Field Rule.xml
During data entry, you can post values in the current field to matching records in a second table, thus adding to, subtracting from, or replacing the value in a second table.
Creating the Login Page
/documentation/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/A5W/Creating the Login Page.xml
Web publishing applications only. The Login.A5W page will contain a login component. It will ask for the user's login and password. If the login is successful, it will redirect the user to the Menu.A5W page.
Creating A Service Endpoint
/documentation/pages/Guides/Services/Creating An Endpoint/index.xml
Create a Service Endpoint in Alpha Anywhere to Retrieve, Create, Update and Delete data.
Creating a Custom Component
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Custom/Creating a Custom Component.xml
Creating a custom component involves four steps.
Creating Custom Toolbars
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/Controls/Creating Custom Toolbars.xml
Alpha Anywhere lets you create your own toolbars. You can attach custom toolbars to forms, browses, and print preview windows. Unlike custom menus, however, you do not need a form, browse, or print preview window to use a custom toolbars. You can run a custom toolbar from the control panel, or from an Xbasic script, and the toolbar will remain open until you close it.
Creating a Simple List
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/FieldRules/Creating a Simple List.xml
If you want to provide a pre-defined list of choices for a field, use a Simple List lookup. For example, in the AlphaSports Invoices set, the Pay_Method field is defined as a Simple List lookup with the choices: "Credit", "Cash", and "Check". You can select any of these values instead of typing them in.
Creating an HTML Report
/documentation/pages/Guides/Report/Creating Reports/Creating an HTML Report.xml
It is a relatively simple task to "print" a report to an HTML file. This particular example collects all the "pages" of the report into a single file and creates a set of bookmarks that allows the user to quickly find a section of the report.
Creating the InvoiceItemsPie Form
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Form/Creating the InvoiceItemsPie Form.xml
The InvoiceItemsPie form demonstrates the use of the charting capability added to Alpha Anywhere. A SimpleChart ActiveX control allows you to place bar and pie charts onto forms and control their properties with Xbasic. To create a form similar to the InvoiceItemsPie form: