Get Properties of Object(s)

Description

The Get Properties of Object(s) action retrieves specified properties of one or more object(s) on a form or browse.

Procedure 

  1. Select the window that contains the text data. There are two options:

    • "Current Form or Browse Window"

    • "Another Form or Browse Window"

  2. If you selected "Another Form or Browse Window", select an open form or browse in the Window Name list.

  3. Click to the right of the Get properties of the following objects list to display a list of objects on the window. Select an object and click OK to add it to the list.

  4. Click to remove the currently selected item on the Get properties of the following objects list.

  5. For each object in the Get properties of the following objects list, click to the right of the Get the following properties list to display a list of properties for the object. Select an object and click OK to add it to the Get the following properties list.

  6. Click to remove the currently selected item on the Get the following properties list.

  7. For each property value, enter the name you would like to use for the variable.

  8. For each object in the list, specify the Variable scope. There are two options:

    • "Shared". Means that the variable can be used only by other scripts on the window.

    • "Global". Means that all scripts can access the variable.

  9. Click Next >.

  10. Optionally modify the comment that describes the action.

  11. Click Finish.

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