- Row Expander
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Row Expander/index.xml
Once your grid separated into different groups, you might want to add the ability to expand and contract those groups. This might allow users to move through the records in your grid in your more quickly and can free up space on the screen. This section allows you to design the Row Expander in your grid and how you want it to look and operate.
- Row expander linked Content
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Grid Properties/Row Expander/Row expander linked Content.xml
If you selected the 'LinkedContent' option under the Row expander type property then this is where you define what the row links to.
- Grid Component Capabilities
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Grid Component Capabilities.xml
Web publishing applications only. A grid component displays reads from and writes to your database and displays the data in a web page. The Grid Builder is a genie that you use to create grid components.
The HTML Editor allows you to place grid components into A5W pages (an A5W page is a hybrid HTML/Xbasic page that is processed by the Application Server ).
Grids have many optional capabilities that you can enable or disable through menus. Many properties of a new grid component have default properties. If you wish, you can set different default property values.
- The Grid Component
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/index.xml
Guides on how to use the grid builder, grid properties and features, example pages, and more.
- Grid Component SQL Database Credentials
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Grid Component/Grid Component SQL Database Credentials.xml
By default all users who use a Grid component connect to the SQL database using the same credentials. These credentials are defined in the a5_application.a5i file which is automatically published when your application is published. The a5_application.a5i file defines how each named connection string in your application should be resolved at runtime.
- Grid Component - SQL Database Errors
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Grid Component/Grid Component SQL Database Errors.xml
You can now customize the text that is displayed when the SQL Database reports an Insert, Update or Delete error.
By default, Alpha Anywhere displays this text for an Update, Delete or Insert Error:
- Open a Grid component
Opens a grid component in a pop-up window, or in a DIV on the current page.
This requires first defining a grid component.
- Grid Component Search Part
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/The Search Part/Grid Component Search Part.xml
A guide to all of the options available in the grid component search part.
- Creating a Grid Component - Tutorial
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Introducing the Grid Builder/Tutorials/Creating a Grid Component - Tutorial.xml
Covers a range of topics including selecting a database, creating a grid component, selecting data to use and display in the component, and how to view the component in a browser.
- Ordering Lookup Entries - Grid Component
/pages/Server/Guide/Design/View/Grid/Ordering Lookup Entries - Grid Component.xml
Often you will want to display a list of values selected from a table. It is often desirable to specifically order these entries, instead of allowing them to display in record order or alphabetically.
Here is a technique for solving this problem. This example uses a drop down list box on a dialog component, but the technique works equally well with a list box on a grid component.