Creating an Object
/pages/Guides/Databases/Connecting/Creating an Object.xml
How to create a connection object and connect to your back-end database.
Creating a Posting Field Rule
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/FieldRules/Creating a Posting Field Rule.xml
During data entry, you can post values in the current field to matching records in a second table, thus adding to, subtracting from, or replacing the value in a second table.
Creating Menu Forms
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Form/Creating Menu Forms.xml
With Action Scripting, it is very easy to create a main menu form that navigates to the various forms within your application. A good example of a main menu form is found in the AlphaSports sample database.
Creating an HTML Report
/pages/Guides/Report/Creating Reports/Creating an HTML Report.xml
It is a relatively simple task to "print" a report to an HTML file. This particular example collects all the "pages" of the report into a single file and creates a set of bookmarks that allows the user to quickly find a section of the report.
Creating the InvoiceItemsPie Form
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Form/Creating the InvoiceItemsPie Form.xml
The InvoiceItemsPie form demonstrates the use of the charting capability added to Alpha Anywhere. A SimpleChart ActiveX control allows you to place bar and pie charts onto forms and control their properties with Xbasic. To create a form similar to the InvoiceItemsPie form:
Creating the Login Page
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/A5W/Creating the Login Page.xml
Web publishing applications only. The Login.A5W page will contain a login component. It will ask for the user's login and password. If the login is successful, it will redirect the user to the Menu.A5W page.
Creating a Login Page
/pages/Guides/Xbasic/Creating a Login Page.xml
Code examples and a short guide on how to create a login page.
Creating A Service Endpoint
/pages/Guides/Services/Creating An Endpoint/index.xml
Create a Service Endpoint in Alpha Anywhere to Retrieve, Create, Update and Delete data.
Creating Custom Action Scripts
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Platform/Xbasic Action Scripting/Creating Custom Action Scripts.xml
While the Pre-Defined buttons are useful, they will not satisfy all your customization needs. You will need more elaborate, multi-step scripts that are executed when a user clicks a button on a form. This example creates a button that saves the current record, puts the form into Enter mode for entering a new record, sets the Bill_Country field default value to "United States," and then gives focus to the Firstname field, where the user can continue entering data for the new record.
Creating a Custom Component
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Custom/Creating a Custom Component.xml
Creating a custom component involves four steps.