CheckBox Properties

Description

Check boxes are appropriate when you want to set a True/False value into a logical field. The most important property for a check box control is the definition of its choices.

Choices 

Click to define the true and false choices set by the check box. Refer to Defining Choices for Check Boxes, Radio Buttons, and Drop Down Lists for details.

Orientation 

The orientation of the label. The choices are:

  • "Horizontal"

  • "Vertical"

Column flow 

Specify how the choices are organized. LRTB - left-to-right, then top-to-bottom. TBLR - top-to-bottom, then left-to-right Choices include.

Column count 

Specify how many columns should be used to display the CheckBox choices.

Row count 

Specify how many rows should be used to display the CheckBox choices.

Maximum choices 

Specify the maximum number of choices to show. Set to 0 to show all choices.

In-line style 

Specifies style attributes that override the settings inherited from the style sheet. Click to define the inline style. Refer to the Style Editor for details.

Not in list rule 

  • "First Entry" - use the first entry in the list

  • "Null" - set the field to NULL

  • "Do Nothing" - accept the user input

Style control if error 

Specifies whether to apply a second style to the field if a validation error occurs.

This property is obsolete and no longer available in Alpha Anywhere.

In-line style for errors 

Specifies style attributes that are used when a validation error occurs. Click to define the inline style. Refer to the Style Editor for details.

This property is obsolete and no longer available in Alpha Anywhere.