Placing an HTML Edit Control on a Form
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/Controls/Placing an HTML Edit Control on a Form.xml
The following procedure describes the process of placing the Microsoft DHTML Edit Control for IE5 ( Dhtmledit.Dhtmledit ) ActiveX control on a form. This form is bound to the HTMLnotes memo field in the underlying table.
LOOKUP Function
/documentation/pages/Ref/Api/Functions/Document Types/DBF/Record Functions/LOOKUP Function.xml
Returns the value of an expression in an external table for first match of filter.
Dynamic Text
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Other Controls/ControlBar/Dynamic Text.xml
You can update the data in a ControlBar dynamically and animated the ControlBar when it is refreshed.
Ordering Lookup Entries
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/DBF/Ordering Lookup Entries.xml
Often you will want to display a list of values selected from a table. It is often desirable to specifically order these entries, instead of allowing them to display in record order or alphabetically. Here is a technique for solving this problem. This example uses a combo box on a form.
Combo Box A Directive
/documentation/pages/Ref/Desktop_Api/UI Functions/XDialog/Controls/Combo Box/Combo Box A Directive.xml
When used with the "=+" syntax, the A directive causes bubble help to appear with the possible choices, based on what has been typed so far. Clicking on an item in the bubble help inserts it into the field.
Open a UX component to Edit Current Record in List Control in a UX, or add a new Record to a List Control in a UX
/documentation/pages/Ref/Action Javascript/Open a UX component to Edit Current Record in List Control in a UX, or add a new Record to a List Control in a UX.xml
Open a UX component in a pop-up window, or in a DIV on the current page, to eidt the current page, to edit the current row in a List control in a UX component or to enter a new record into a List. (Applies only to Lists based on SQL or DBF data sources).
Combo Box Properties Most Frequently Used
/documentation/pages/Desktop/Reference/Design/View/Browse/Combo Box Properties Most Frequently Used.xml
Combo boxes in Alpha Anywhere have a wide range of customizable properties:
Filtering Records to Include Multiple Field Values
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Database/Filtering Records to Include Multiple Field Values.xml
This demonstration of Action Scripting adds a button to the Edit_Customer_Info form. This script will restrict all the records that the form displays to those where "CT", "MA", "ME", "NH", "RI", or "VT" is the value in the Bill_State_Region field.
Alpha Five V11 Help Pages
/documentation/pages/Index/Alpha Five V11 Help Pages.xml
Improvements from Alpha Five V11.
Has linked Grids or other content
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Linked Grids and Content/Has linked Grids or other content.xml
Adds linked grid or other content options to a component. This gives you access to related properties.