Categorized List of Actions

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Description

Alpha Anywhere provides the following Categories of actions through the Action Script Genie.

Addin Actions 

Actions included:

  • ReportMailer 

    Breaks a report in component reports and sends each component as a PDF file attachment.

Alpha Anywhere 

Actions included:

Branching 

Actions included:

  • Branch Command 

    Can be used to change the execution of your script based on an expression or the value of a control.

  • Goto Label 

    Causes your script to start executing at a label created with the Insert Label Action.

  • Insert Label 

    Inserts a label in the list of actions. You can later use the Goto Label Action to jump to it.

Control Panel 

Actions included:

Database Utilities 

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Dialog Boxes 

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Email 

Actions included:

  • Receive an Email Message 

    Allows the user to receive email using the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client.

  • Set Email Options 

    Allows the user to send email using either the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client, or the user's default email client (e.g. Eudora, Outlook etc.).

  • Send an Email Message 

    Displays the Email Settings dialog box, which allows the user to set email settings for the built-in Alpha Anywhere email client.

  • Send a Table or Set 

    Lets you select tables or sets to zip up and send by email.

  • Send Selected files 

    Lets you select files to send by email as attachments.

Fields 

Actions included:

Find/Locate 

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Form/Browse 

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Index/Sort 

Actions included:

  • Multi-Field Quick Sort 

    Runs a custom sort defined by the user at run-time.

  • Quick Sort 

    Sorts the records in a window, based on the control that currently has focus, or on another explicitly specified control.

  • Run Saved Query 

    Sorts records in a window based on search and sort criteria in a previously saved query operation.

  • Select Index Dialog 

    Displays the Primary Index or Query dialog, from which the user may select the primary index or query list for the current form or browse.

  • Set Index 

    Sets the primary index or query list for a form or browse.

  • Set Record Number Order 

    Sets the primary index for a form or browse to record number order.

Menu Commands 

Actions included:

Miscellaneous 

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Network Optimization 

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Object Properties (Set and Get) 

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Operations 

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Reports (Print, Preview, Send, etc) 

Actions included:

Query 

Actions included:

  • Multi-field Quick Filter 

    Displays the Multi-field Quick Filter dialog box, which allows the user to select multiple fields on which to base the filter.

  • Query by Expression 

    Displays the Query by Expression dialog, which allows the user to enter a filter and order expression to search for records in a table.

  • Query by Form 

    Switches a form to Query by Form mode.

  • Query by Form Clear 

    Clears existing Query by Form search criteria from the form.

  • Query by Form Exit 

    Exits Query by Form mode and returns to the Form View mode.

  • Query by Form Run 

    Performs the query entered in Query by Form mode.

  • Query by Genie 

    Displays the Query Genie , allowing the user to enter criteria to search the records in a table.

  • Quick Filter 

    Filters records in a window based on the value in the control that currently has focus, or on another explicitly specified control.

  • Run Custom Query 

    Queries records based on custom filter and order expressions.

  • Run Saved Query 

    Sorts records in a window based on search and sort criteria in a previously saved query operation.

  • Show All Records 

    Turns off the current query and shows all records in the table.

Record Navigation 

Actions included:

Records 

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Scripts 

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SQL (Using AlphaDAO) 

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Variables 

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Window Commands 

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Xbasic 

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Xdialog Windows 

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