- Using Google Charts as an Alternative to the Built-in Chart Controls
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Data Controls/Chart/Using Google Charts as an Alternative to the Built-in Chart Controls.xml
The UX component contains a powerful built-in chart control (based on the Microsoft .Net visualization library). This is a 'server-side' control (meaning that the chart is rendered on the server and then the resulting image is sent to the browser.
- Geography Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Props/Data/List Properties/listprops/Detail View/Table Properties/Geography Fields/index.xml
Define geography fields in the table.
- 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.
- Using Reports Created in SQL Server Reporting Services in an Alpha Anywhere Project
/documentation/pages/Guides/Report/SQL Server Reporting Services/index.xml
Many organizations use SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and have a number of reports that were developed in SSRS. Using these reports in an Alpha Anywhere application is now possible using the SSRS integration features in Alpha Anywhere.
- Required Fields
Use the Required rule to make sure a field contains a value before exiting. You can set the Required rule so that a field must always be filled, or filled if a condition evaluates to TRUE.
- Coded Fields
Alpha Anywhere supports Coded Fields, a field that displays one value but internally stores another value. For example, a product_id field might store "X123" internally, but display "Alpha Five V5" on Forms, Reports, etc.
To define a coded field, you perform the following steps:
- How to use the Next and Previous Buttons to Navigate the Controls in the Active Panel in an iOS Application
/documentation/pages/HowTo/PhoneGap/Use Next and Previous Buttons to Navigate Controls in Active Panel.xml
The native iOS keyboard has a next and previous button that can be used to navigate input controls on the screen. These buttons can be used with Alpha Anywhere application to navigate controls in the active Panel, however a little work is required to make sure the next or previous buttons do not try to navigate to a control that is on a panel that is not visible.
- Calculated Fields
Alpha Anywhere supports two similar capabilities:
- Search Fields
/documentation/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/The Search Part/Search Fields.xml
The search fields page works just like the grid fields page.
- Populate controls in an UNBOUND UX component with data from a table
Populates controls in a UX component with data from a table.
Use this action (rather than the 'Populate Controls in a UX Component with data from Tables' action)
if the UX component has not been bound to a database (see the 'Data Binding' pane in the builder).