- Using Memo and Rich Text Memo Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/RTF/Using Memo and Rich Text Memo Fields.xml
You can use memo fields and rich text memo fields for:
- Placing Bitmap and JPEG Image Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/FieldRules/Placing Bitmap and JPEG Image Fields.xml
Alpha Anywhere lets you add images to your database in two ways.
- Record Navigator and Grid Toolbar
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Record Navigator and Grid Toolbar/index.xml
The Record Navigator lets you design how users to move through the records shown in your application. It also lets you change the appearance of the navigation part of your grid. If you want your record navigator to take the form of a tree-control there is a section in the properties for this here. Included in the Record Navigator properties is the Help Window property. This will allow you to build Help for your application, check out this page to see more information on building a Help system.
- Lookup and Fill-in Fields
Lookup values in a table and fill-in fields in the current row from fields in the Lookup Table.
- Defining Border Style and Color
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Properties/Defining Border Style and Color.xml
Alpha Anywhere provides an expanded definition of border styles and color. You may apply these borders to controls and layouts.
- Web Grid Miscellaneous Enhancements
/documentation/pages/Index/Web Grid Miscellaneous Enhancements V11.xml
Table of contents:
- Reports - HTML Calculated Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Report/Adding System and Calculated Fields/Reports HTML Calculated Fields.xml
You can now define calculated fields in a report that render as HTML. Your calculated field expression returns an HTML string which Alpha Anywhere renders. This is a very powerful new feature. It will allow users to exercise an enormous amount of creativity in formatting a report.
To use this feature, define a calculated field using the new printHTML() function.
- Smart Buttons
You will see many smart buttons in Alpha Anywhere. Smart buttons can directly accept input, like any other type-in text control, but they also have built-in functions to help you along. One example is a File-select 'open folder' smart button in the Append Builder.
- Style sub-theme and CSS 'tweaks'
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Properties/UX_Properties/Style subtheme and CSS tweaks.xml
Define style 'tweaks' new style sub-theme, or CSS classes to augment or override definitions in the style.
- Record Navigation and Dialog Search
/documentation/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Component/Record Navigation and Dialog Search.xml
Requires the Dialog Component - Record Navigation and Dialog Search feature pack, included in subscription
Using this Feature Pack you can easily add functionality to let you navigate from record to record in a Dialog Component that has been bound to a database. The videos show how you can implement First/Next/Previous/Last buttons to move from record to record, how you can add a slider control to navigate from record to record, or how you can add a List View control to the Dialog to show you a list of key values that you can click on to navigate to a particular record in your Database.