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PREVIEW_BROWSE Function

Syntax

C preview_browse(C browse_name [,C filter [,C order [,L modal [,L session_modal [,* options ]]]]])

Arguments

browse_name

The name of a saved browse. Character

filter

Optional. Default = ".T." (All records). A character filter expression that evaluates to a logical value and selects records from the table.

order

Optional. Default = record order. A character order expression that sorts selected records. Character

modal

Logical. Optional. Default = .F. , .T. (TRUE) = The Print Preview window opens as a modal dialog box. This means that the user must first close the Print Preview window before he can move to another window in Alpha Anywhere. .F. (FALSE) = The user does not have to close the Print Preview window before he can move to another window in Alpha Anywhere.

session_modal

Logical. Optional. Default = .T. .T. (TRUE) = Any script that calls the PREVIEW_BROWSE() function will pause until the Print Preview window is closed. However, the Print Preview window itself is not a modal dialog box. The user is free to select other windows in Alpha Anywhere. .F. (FALSE) = The script will not pause until the Print Preview is closed.

options

*

Description

PREVIEW_BROWSE() creates the selected browse and then displays a preview of the browse.

Example 

preview_browse("Invoice", "Invoice_Number > " + quote("000001"), "Date", .T., .T.)

Limitations

Desktop applications only.

See Also