How to use the Javascript Code Library to Create and Insert Snippets
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A library of code snippets can make developing applicatons easier. Commonly used patterns, examples for APIs you don't use very often, or functions you find yourself writing over and over again can be stored in the Javascript Code Library. The Javascript Code Library is available anywhere you can use the Javascript editor.
How to Override the Field Definition to Display Images in a Report
/pages/HowTo/Reports/Override Field as Image in Reports.xml
Fields containing Ink or PNG data can be rendered as images in a Report. This is done by overriding the field definition.
How to use the File System for Photos in a PhoneGap Application
/pages/HowTo/PhoneGap/Using the FileSystem for Photos.xml
Media files (images, videos, and audio files) can be stored on a device's file system rather than Local Storage in PhoneGap applications, letting you provide access to media files when the application goes offline.
How to Use Parameters or Variables in a Query Expression
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/How to Use Parameters or Variables in a Query Expression.xml
A variable and a parameter are the same thing. A parameter is just an Alpha Anywhere variable whose value is prompted for at run-time.
How to Use Custom Controls in a Grid Component
/pages/HowTo/Grid/Using Custom Controls in a Grid Component.xml
This topic discusses an advanced use of a Custom Control in a Grid component.
How to Use Language Tags to Localize a Component
/pages/HowTo/Internationalization/using language tags.xml
Language tags allow you to create 'replaceable' text based on the current active language for an Alpha Anywhere application.
Deriving the Font to Use Dynamically
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/Deriving the Font to Use Dynamically.xml
The following example demonstrates some additional aspects of owner-draw strings. This example displays a list of font names. The entries in the list box are each displayed in the font specified by the entry name.
How to Submit a Bug Report
/pages/Troubleshooting/FAQ/Submitting a Bug Report.xml
Instructions for submitting a bug report to Alpha Software.
How to Export a Report to Excel, Word, Ascii, or Custom Format
/pages/HowTo/Reports/Export Report to Excel.xml
Reports can be exported to an Excel file format using the "Advanced Export to Excel, Word, HTML, or Ascii using a Report Definition" Action Javascript action. The Advanced Export to Excel action can generate an Excel file from a Layout Table Report. In addition to Excel, Advanced Export also supports exporting a Report to Word, HTML, Ascii or a Custom format defined using an Xbasic function.
How to use System Javascript Fields in User-Defined Javascript Functions
/pages/HowTo/Grid/Use System Defined Fields in Javascript Functions.xml
Built-in system fields used for defining client-side expressions can be used in Javascript functions using the {grid.object}._getGridVariables method to get the variables from the Grid Component.