- Grid Properties
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/index.xml
- Grid Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Fields/index.xml
The Grid Fields page is where you define what fields you will use in your grid, insert special controls, and set properties for individual controls.
- Web Grid
Regarding the Web Grid...
- Above Grid
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Freeform Edit Regions/Above Grid.xml
You can enter any HTML to appear above the Grid part of the component.
- Grid Templates
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Introducing the Grid Builder/Grid Templates.xml
Whenever you create a new grid component in Alpha Anywhere, the Grid Templates Genie pops up, which lets you select one of several pre-defined templates or a template from your own library of templates.Templates can be a great time saver because you can pre-set a multitude of properties whenever you create a new component. This [video] demonstrates how you can use existing templates, and how you can define your own templates.
- Additional Grid styles
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Miscellaneous/additionalgridstyles.xml
Specify if any other Grid styles (in addition to the primary style for the Grid) must be included. Enter a comma delimited list of style names.
- Auto-refresh Grid
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Miscellaneous/autorefreshgrid.xml
Specify if the Grid should be refreshed automatically. If you check this, you can specify a refresh interval. If the Grid is currently dirty (a row has been edited), it will not be refreshed.
- Web Grid Alternate Views
/documentation/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Web Grid/Web Grid Alternate Views.xml
The tabular and columnar views of a grid can convey a lot of information, but the human eye is much more sensitive to shapes and colors than it is to variations text. With an alternate view of a grid, you can display the same information in a way that grabs the user. If it's geographic information, the best display might be a map. If it's scheduling information, the best display might be a calendar.
Note that an Alternate view displays the same number of rows as its associated grid. This is in contrast to a Linked component or a component in a Row Expander, both of which display data linked to or contained in the current row.
When using alternate views, it is important to understand that the alternate view and the main view are given the same data. If your grid has a filter, it will also apply to the alternate view. If your grid is displaying 10 records on a page, the alternate view will display the same 10 records.
To enable Alternate Views, check "Has Alternate Views" in the grid properties.
- Grid Field Properties
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Fields/Grid Field Properties/index.xml
Grid Fields can contain many of the following properties: