Method for designing Layout
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Props/other/Form Properties/Form properties/Multiple Layouts/Method for designing Layout.xml
This dropdown property has two options for designing a Layout: Genie and Freeform. All layouts are edited on the Form Layout pane, which also has a genie/freeform radio button option for design. If you choose 'genie' option as the 'Method for designing Layout' on the Multiple Layouts pane, you will see the genie open for that layout on the Form Layout pane; and likewise for the 'Freeform' option.
Specifying the Layout Filter
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Layout/Specifying the Layout Filter.xml
When using the Report, Label and Letter layout editors, you can click the Select Records icon on the toolbar to specify the filter and order expression to select the records to be printed.
Table Lookups
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/DBF/Table Lookups.xml
It is quite common in database application design to present the user with a list of choices. Occasionally, a list is static and hard coded, but often the list is table driven. Sometimes, a list needs to change dynamically, depending on the value of another form object, selection text, or variable. Often the developer will make the list selections more user friendly by presenting an "alias" for an encoded field. This topic explores how to develop these types of lists in Alpha Anywhere.
Layout Design Help Pages
/pages/Index/Layout Design Help Pages.xml
Page links relating layout design.
Zip Table
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/DBF/Zip Table.xml
To collect one or more components of a table into a zip file:
Embedding Fonts in Reports
/pages/Guides/Report/Printing Techniques/Embedding Fonts.xml
If a PDF Report is opened on a device that does not have the font used to generate the PDF Report, the Report will not render as expected. To fix this, 'Embed fonts' must be enabled in the PDF options.
Open a Report, Label or Letter layout
/pages/Ref/Action Javascript/Open a Report, Label or Letter layout.xml
Displays a report, label or letter layout as a PDF file using the Acrobat PDF reader. The report is displayed in either a pop-up window or in a DIV on the current page.
Designing Reports for Sets with One-to-Many Links
/pages/Guides/Report/Design Techniques/Designing Reportsfor Sets with One-to-Many Links.xml
When you run a report, Alpha Anywhere treats a set as a single, composite table. For example, you have a set that links accounts to their respective debits and credits. For each record in the Account table, the Debits table can have multiple charges, and the Credits table multiple payments, Set Diagram:
Using Crystal Reports with Alpha Anywhere
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Xdialog/Using Crystal Reports with Alpha Anywhere.xml
Some users have expressed an interest in incorporating Crystal Reports into an Alpha Anywhere application.
Table Properties
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Props/Data/List Properties/listprops/Detail View/Table Properties/Table Properties/index.xml
Define properties for the table.