- Layout Objects and Functions
Objects and functions for manipulating various layouts in Desktop applications.
- Page Layout Builder
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/PageLayout/Page Layout Component.xml
An introduction to the Page Layout Builder.
- Responsive Layout Settings
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Properties/Responsive Layout Settings/index.xml
The term responsive layout is commonly used to describe a layout that changes automatically depending on the screen size or screen orientation of the device that you are running on. For example, if you have a mobile device that has a relatively small rectangular screen, you might want the layout of the controls on that screen to change when then device goes from being held vertically to being held horizontally.
- Setting Default Layout Styles
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/View/Layout/Setting Default Layout Styles.xml
Alpha Anywhere lets you choose a pre-defined layout style for each layout type. Pre-defined styles enable you to create attractive layouts that have a consistent appearance with less effort. All new layouts then use the selected style as a default.
- Creating a Table Lookup
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/DBF/Creating a Table Lookup.xml
You can use a record in another table as the source of the lookup values. You can also define a lookup that fills in several fields with values from fields you select from the lookup table. For example, you might define a lookup for the Prod_ID field. The lookup finds the matching Prod_ID record in the Product table and fills in the Price field.
- Absolute Layout Container
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Containers/Container/AbsoluteLayout/index.xml
Container for explicitly positioning controls.
- Define a Table Query
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/Grid/Query/Define a Table Query.xml
When building components in the Grid Builder it is often necessary to pull specific data and records from a given table, be it .dbf or SQL. To do this it is necessary to create a Table Query.
- Free-form Layout
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/UX/Controls/Containers/Free-form Layout/index.xml
Wraps a selected set of controls in a free-form layout defined using HTML.
- Renaming a Table
/pages/Guides/Desktop/Design/Data/DBF/Renaming a Table.xml
To rename a table:
- Mobile layout 'Menu' button text
/pages/Guides/Mobile and Web Components/TabbedUI/Tabbed UI Properties/TabbedUIProperties/mobilelayoutmenubuttontext.xml
Specify the text for the button that shows the Tabbed UI menu choices.