- Xdialog Genie
The Xdialog Genie is just one of many components of the much larger Action Script Genie. However, it is notable as tool that produces fully functional Xdialog boxes with embedded controls and table lookups. The Xdialog Genie produces reusable Xdialog code and is an excellent way to start any Xdialog project. Begin by selecting "Dialog Boxes" and "Display an XDialog Box".
- Learning Xbasic - Using Xbasic with SQL Tables
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Platform/Xbasic/Learning Xbasic - Using Xbasic with SQL Tables.xml
A tutorial about learning Xbasic. Includes a number of videos and procedural guides for working with Xbasic and sql tables.
- Using Xdialog to Prompt for Variables
/documentation/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/Using Xdialog to Prompt for Variables.xml
The "Prompt for Text" Action and the "Prompt using Radio Button Dialog" Actions (under the "Dialog Boxes" category) are used to prompt for character variables.
Alpha Anywhere contains a special programming language called Xdialog that is specifically designed for creating rich dialog boxes. Xdialog is a superset of Xbasic. A full discussion of Xdialog is beyond the scope of this book. For details on Xdialog, see Learning Xdialog.
Action Scripting however, offers an Action that allows you to create simple Xdialog boxes that prompt for multiple variables in a single dialog box. In this lesson, we'll create a dialog box that looks like this: Picture
- Xdialog Commands
The following commands are available in Xdialog
- Xdialog Sliders
Syntax for creating Slider controls in an Xdialog.
- Xdialog Trackbars
Syntax for creating Trackbar controls in an Xdialog.
- Xdialog Buttons
Syntax for creating Button controls in an Xdialog.
- Xdialog Combo Boxes
/documentation/pages/Ref/Desktop_Api/UI Functions/XDialog/Controls/Combo Box/index.xml
Directives for creating Combo Box controls in an Xdialog.
- Xdialog List Views
/documentation/pages/Ref/Desktop_Api/UI Functions/XDialog/Controls/List View/index.xml
Syntax for creating List View controls in an Xdialog.
- HTML Editor Style Xdialog
/documentation/pages/Desktop/Reference/Design/View/Xdialog/HTML Editor Style Xdialog.xml
The Xdialog Genie (within the Action Scripting Editor ) has always made it easy to develop or prototype Xdialog boxes. The Xdialog Genie supports an HTML ActiveX control. This allows you to create Xdialog boxes using the incredible richness of HTML formatting.