How to Find Controls in a Large UX Component
/documentation/pages/HowTo/UX/Quick Find Genie.xml
The Quick Find Genie is useful for finding controls in components with a large number of controls.
Adding and Aligning Controls in an Absolute Layout Container
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Containers/Container/AbsoluteLayout/Adding and Aligning Controls in an Absolute Layout Container.xml
The Absolute Layout Container allows you to use a 'what you see is what you get' type editor when adding and arranging controls inside a component.
Creating a Property Grid for a User-defined Component
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Custom/Creating a Property Grid for a User-defined Component.xml
One way to create a Property Grid for a User-defined Component is to use the Property Grid builder in Action Scripting to generate the markup. This is invoked by creating a New Script (using Action Scripting), adding a new action, and selecting Xdialog Windows|Display an Xdialog Box.
Filtering a Grid with a UX Component
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Introducing the Grid Builder/Tutorials/Filtering/Filtering a Grid with a Dialog.xml
One of the most common tasks a web application can perform is to collect the values of one or more variables, then use this data to display a filtered view of a table.
Sharing and Using a User-defined Component
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Custom/Sharing and Using a User-defined Component.xml
Once you have a working User-defined Component, you can share it with others by sending them a Zip of the entire directory tree you used to create the User-defined Component builder. They will need to unpack it into their C:\ProgramData\Alpha Software\Alpha Five Version 11\Installations\<identifier>\UserDefinedWebComponentTypes directory, which they can find by using the Edit|Advanced|Open Folder where User-defined Components are Registered menu item from Alpha Five.
Displayed and Stored Values in DropdownBox Controls
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Data Controls/DropdownBox/Displayed and Stored Values in DropdownBox Controls.xml
Dropdown box controls can have both displayed and stored values that are defined using static data. A small amount of Javascript can be used in order to read both the stored and displayed values.
Grid, Tabbed UI and Page Layout Builder - Search for Property
/documentation/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Grid, Tabbed UI and Page Layout Builder Search for Property.xml
A new feature has been added to these builders that allows you to search for a property in the Grid. This makes it very easy to find a particular property that you want to edit. A 'search' hyperlink is visible above each Property Grid and when you click the hyperlink, a window open. As you type in the search box, the list is filtered. Double click or press enter to give focus to the selected property.
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).
Overriding GridLinker Component Settings
/documentation/pages/Obsolete/Grid Linker Component/Overriding GridLinker Component Settings.xml
Overriding settings a GridLinker component at run-time is not as simple as it is for a grid or dialog component. This is because a lot of the code that executes is hidden inside the definition of the GridLinker component. Nevertheless, once you understand more about what goes on inside the GridLinker component, it is not hard to do. The first step is to make sure you know what the aliases are for each of the grid components in the GridLinker. To find the names of the aliases:
Create Grid Component From Meta Data File
/documentation/pages/Guides/Workspaces/Web Project Control Panel/create grid from metadata file.xml
Generate a Grid component from a Grid Meta Data File.