DEFINE CLASS ... END CLASS
Default = "LOCAL".
"SHARED" = Desktop applications. The class exists as long as a window is open. Even if you change the layout that is loaded in the window (by using the File > Open... command from within the Form or Browse window), the class continues to exist.
"GLOBAL" = Desktop applications. The class exists as long as Alpha Anywhere is running, until you close the current database.
The name of the class to be created.
The DEFINE CLASS ... END CLASS language elements create a new class. The class may DIM and assign values to variables. It may also include functions (methods).
DEFINE CLASS ClassName ' dim local variables ' assign values to variables ' define functions END CLASS