Properties for DfBaseList

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NameDescription
Auto_Top_Item_StateDetermines if the current_item is set to the top_item when the object takes the focus
Aux_ValueIs only used by the system if an object is referenced on the on_item command line
Button_AspectA low-level form message that controls the appearance of a form
Changed_StateSet when users change information in the items of the menu
Checkbox_Item_StateAllows any item to become a checkbox-type item
Current_ItemThe object that the end user is currently pointing to
Display_SizeReturns the number of windows in the menu
Entry_StateDetermines if data can be entered into the control
FontSizeObsolete Returns/sets the font size of the current font
Form_BitmapPlaces a bitmap named sBitmapName into iItem
Form_BorderSets the border style of a form region
Form_ColumnControls the horizontal placement (column position) of the form display within the object
Form_DatatypeDefines a Form or Grid cell's data type and masking characteristics
Form_Extended_StyleSets the extended-window style of form region
Form_FontFormHeightObsolete
Form_FontHeightObsolete Sets the height of the font in the form display
Form_FontItalicsObsolete Determines if the current form's font will be italicized without resizing the control
Form_FontPointHeightSets the form's FontPointHeight without resizing the control
Form_FontUnderlineObsolete Determines if the form's font will be underlined without resizing the control
Form_FontWeightObsolete Sets the Striking weight of form's font without resizing the control
Form_GuiColumnControls the horizontal placement (column position) of the form display within the object in pixels
Form_GuiHeightSets the height of the font in the form display in pixels
Form_GuiRowControls the vertical placement, in pixel units, of the form display within the object
Form_GuiWidthSets the width of the form item in pixels
Form_HeightSets the height of the font in the form display in logical units
Form_Option
Form_OptionsSets or gets all of the form_options for a form region
Form_RowControls the vertical placement, in logical units, of the form display within the object
Form_StyleSets the window style for the form region
Form_TypefaceObsolete Sets the form's Typeface without resizing the control
Form_WidthSets the width of the form item in logical units (usually dialog units)
Form_Window_HandleReturns the Windows window handle for the form region
Item_Changed_StateData entry to, or selection of, an item causes its Item_Changed_State property to become True
Item_CountReturns the total number of items in the object.
Item_MatchingSearches a menu of items for a matching string value
Line_SizeReturns number of columns of a grid or number windows per line of a menu
MessageIdentifies the message that is sent when users press the Enter key on the item
Prototype_Object
Search_ModeDetermines how users may move the selection cursor to a choice by use of (alphanumeric) keys matching the content of the choice
Select_CountMaintains the total number of selected items in the menu
Select_ModeDetermines how item-level selections are processed
Select_StateEach item may be selected by setting the select_state of the item
Shadow_StateDetermines if item is enabled (not shadowed)
Top_ItemThe item that is first in the display window
ValueGets and sets the data value (content) for an object or item
Wrap_StateControls the action of the cursor control keys and search_mode ranges during item navigation

Inherited Properties from DfBaseControl

Border_StyleSpecifies the border style of this object

Inherited Properties from DfBaseUIWindow

Mouse_CaptureCauses all DataFlex mouse events to be sent to the object that captures the mouse
Windows_Override_StateAllows DataFlex to stop the default windows behavior for mouse and keyboard messages

Inherited Properties from DfBaseWindow

Absolute_GuiOriginReturns the screen coordinates of the top left corner of a DataFlex object
BitmapDisplays a bitmap in an object
Bitmap_HeightReturns the height of the image contained in the file named by bitmap
Bitmap_StyleSpecifies the position, size, or shape in which the bitmap image for this object is to be displayed
Bitmap_WidthReturns the width of the image contained in the file named by bitmap
Client_Size[Obsolete]
ColorThe background color of the object
Container_HandleReturns the Windows window handle of the DataFlex object's container
Extended_Window_StyleSets the extended window style for the Windows object
FontItalicsDetermines if current font is to be italicized
FontPointHeightRepresents the height of an object in points. Suggested mechanism for getting and setting font heights.
FontUnderlineDetermines if font will be printed with underscores at the base of the character
FontWeightStriking weight of control's font
GuiLocationDetermines the position of the object expressed in physical pixels relative to the upper left-hand corner of the parent object's client-area
GuiSizeDetermines the size (height and width) of the object expressed in physical pixels
pbSizeToClientAreaDetermines if the object's size is based on the outer window bounding area or the client size area
peAnchorsDescribes how you want the control to react whenever its container changes size
Physical_FontSizeObsolete Specifies the fontsize in pixels
piMaxSizeDetermines the limit of the maximum size that a Component can be
piMinSizeDetermines the limit of the minimum size that a Component can be
Text_ExtentReturns the pixel with of the passed TextValue based on the typeface and style of the current object
TextColorThe text color of the object
Transparent_State
TypefaceThe typeface of the selected font
Window_HandleReturns the Windows window handle of the DataFlex object
Window_StyleSets the window style for the Windows object

Inherited Properties from cUIObject

Active_StateIndicates whether or not the object is activated
Attach_Parent_StateDetermines whether an object that is activated will be added to the next level of the current focus (false) or the next level of its parent (true)
Block_Mouse_StateDetermines whether or not the use of the mouse is restricted
Client_Area_StateDetermines if object is a user interface container for children
ContainsFocusDetermines if the container contains the focus
Current_ScopeReturns the object_id of the currently active scoping object
Dynamic_Update_StateDetermines whether or not the image of an object that can be seen will be updated when a change to the object occurs
Entry_msgHook sent whenever the object is about to receive the focus
Error_TextGets the text from FLEXERRS.DAT that corresponds to the passed error number
Error_Text_AvailableDetermines if Error Text is available for this error number
Exit_msgHook sent whenever the object is about to lose the focus
Find_ScopeReturns the scoping object of the current object
FocusReturns the ID of the object that currently has the focus
Focus_ModeDetermines the conditions under which the object will take the focus
Key_PathDetermines the delegation path for on_key key assignments
Last_ChildReturns the Object_Id of the last focus child
LocationDetermines the position of the upper left pixel of the object's window
Module_NameAssists in the process of locating context-sensitive help information
Next_FocusReturns the object that is positioned in the focus tree as the next object at the same level as this object
Next_LevelReturns the object that is positioned in the focus tree as the first object in the next level
Next_ScopeReturns the object that is the next_scope object of the current scope
Popup_StateDetermines whether the object should respond to the standard Activate message, or via the Popup message
Prior_FocusReturns the object that is positioned in the focus tree as the prior object at the same level as this object
Prior_LevelReturns the object that is the root of this object's level in the focus tree
Prior_ScopeReturns the object that is the prior_scope object of the current scope
Ring_StateDetermines whether or not the objects added into the next level of this object are to act as a ring
RingParentReturns the object handle of the object that is its ring parent
Scope_FocusA property of scope objects in the focus tree
Scope_StateDetermines whether the objects at the next level of this object and beyond, are to be scoped by this object
Search_CaseDetermines whether searches performed are case-sensitive or not
SizeDetermines the size of a window in dialog units
Skip_StateDetermines whether or not the switch and switch_back messages skip over this object during focus movement
Visible_StateDetermines whether object is visible

Inherited Properties from cObject

Child_CountReturns the number of child objects the object contains
Delegation_ModeDetermines if and how unknown messages are delegated
NameReturns the full name of the object including parentage
Object_IdReturns the object handle of the object, can be used to determine if an object exists
Object_LabelReturns the short name of an object
ParentReturns the parent of an object
peNeighborhoodDetermines how an object and its descendents participate in object neighborhood referencing