Parent: $root.$libs.LIB.$windows.WINDOW.$objs

Instance notation

A field for entering data or a read-only field for display only.


Object specific
$allowcopy If true,when the field is active and disabled,the user can set the focus to the field,select text with the mouse,and copy it to the clipboard.Note that the field does not generate click events when it is active,disabled and $allowcopy is kTrue
$autofind If true, the field is an automatic find field
When you leave the field, Omnis looks for a matching record in the indexed data file field you specify.
$autotablen The number of characters entered before automatically tabbing out of the field
$calculated If true, the field is calculated
$contenttip Text which is displayed in the field when it is empty,to help the user understand what content should be entered
$disabledefaultcontextmenu If true, the default context menu for the object will not be generated in response to a context click ($clib.$disabledefaultcontextmenu and $cobj.$disabledefaultcontextmenu must both be false for the menu to be generated)
$negallowed Only applies when the dataname is a numeric type.If true,the entry field allows negative values
$passwordchar If set,the object draws this instead of each value in the data,allowing private entry of passwords;if set,the data length cannot exceed 255 characters.Using '*' on MacOSX or Windows XP/Vista with themes enabled,draws a solid circle
$righttoleft If true,the edit field edits text with a right-to-left reading direction; the edit field is then suitable for languages such as Arabic
$shownulls If true, the field displays null values using the text 'NULL'
$stripspaces If true,the control strips leading and trailing spaces from the data before storing it in the dataname
$text The text or calculation stored with the object
$unqindex If true, the field corresponds to a unique index
$uppercase If true, the entry field is upper case only
$vertcentertext If true,single line text is vertically centered in the height of the field. If false,the text is vertically positioned according to the rules of Omnis Studio 5.0.0
$zeroempty If true, the field shows a value of zero as an empty string
Standard active $align $backcolor $backgroundtheme $backpattern $bordercolor $candropcursor $container $contextmenu $cursor $dataname $disablefocus $disablesystemfocus $dragborder $dragiconid $dragmode $dragrange $dropmode $edgefloat $effect $enabled $fieldstyle $font $fontsize $fontstyle $forecolor $framehwnd $gridcolumn $hasfocus $height $helpfile $horzscroll $hwnd $ident $keyevents $left $linestyle $local $mouseevents $name $nodropcursor $objtype $order $rmouseevents $selected $statusevents $subwindowstyle $textcolor $tooltip $top $userinfo $visible $width