Container

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Description

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Container

Containers are used to contain other containers and controls.

Properties

This class supports the Common Properties plus the following:

Property Access (R/RW) Value Description
Border RW Boolean Border is displayed
BorderColor RW Numeric Border color as a decimal, e.g. 16711935 or rgb(255,0,255)
BorderRadius RW Numeric Border radius in pixels. (From v4.1). This can be specified in conjunction with "border" to draw a rounded rectangle.
BorderWidth RW Numeric Border width in pixels
Caption RW Character Caption text (groupbox style container). (From v4.1).
CaptionAlignment RW Numeric or Character Caption alignment (groupbox style container): 0,1,2 or 'left', 'right', 'center'. (From v4.1).
CaptionFontSize RW Numeric or Character Caption font size (groupbox style container): number or 'small', 'medium', 'large', 'x-large', 'xx-large'. (From v4.1).
CaptionForeColor RW Numeric Caption forecolor (groupbox style container). (From v4.1). Change the groupbox color by setting bordercolor.
ControlCount R Numeric Number of controls in Container
Gradient RW Numeric Gradient type: 0 = none, 1 = vertical spread, 2 = left to right, 3 = right to left, 4 = vertical centered, 5 = iPad style
GradientFromColor RW Numeric Gradient start color
GradientToColor RW Numeric Gradient end color
Layout RW Numeric or Character Layout: 1 = horizontal, 2 = vertical, 3 = form, 4 = grid.
Margin RW Numeric Margin size in pixels
MarginBottom RW Numeric Bottom margin in pixels
MarginLeft RW Numeric Left margin in pixels
MarginRight RW Numeric Right margin in pixels
MarginTop RW Numeric Top margin in pixels
MouseX RW Numeric Mouse X position.
MouseY RW Numeric Mouse Y position.
Picture RW Character Filename of background image
Spacing RW Numeric Control spacing in pixels

Methods

This class supports the Common Methods plus the following:

Method Args Description
AddObject existing as Object | newobject as Character, class as Character [, row as Numeric, column as Numeric [, rows as Numeric, columns as Numeric]] Adds an existing object or a new object, in which case the object's class must also be specified.
For grid Layout, specify the target row and column and optionally the number of rows and columns the object should occupy.
The target row and column start from 0.
AddRow label as Character, existing as Object | newobject as Character, class as Character Adds an existing object or a new object, in which case the object's class must also be specified. The label and the object are added as a new row to Containers with 'form' layout only
AddSpacing size as Numeric Adds a spacer of the specified size: height where the container layout is vertical (2), width where the container layout is horizontal (1)
AddStretch None Adds a spacer that expands to fill the available space
Browse browseCommand as Character, cursorAlias as Character[, clickHandler as Character[, dblclickhandler as Character]] Embeds a BROWSE grid in the container as specified in the browseCommand for the cursor specified in cursorAlias. Click and double-click event handlers can optionally be specified. Returns an object reference to the embedded Grid.
Controls control as Numeric Returns an object reference to the specified control within the container
Draw name as Character | operation as Character
[, operation as Character [, arguments as Character]]
Draw operations include the following: brush, clear, eclipse, fill, font, image, lineto, moveto, pen, point, rectangle, redraw, restore, save.
HandleChildEvents state as Boolean Determines whether mouseenter, mouseleave, click and dblclick events for inner child components are propagated to the container. (From v4.1).
RemoveAll None Removes all controls inside the container. (From v4.3).
RemoveObject existing as Object Removes the specified object
SetAll property as Character, value as Expression[, class as Character] Currently ignored.
SetStretchFactor index as Numeric, stretchfactor as Numeric Sets the relative sizes of the UI controls inside the container. (From v4.1). For example, if you set the stretchfactor of the first UI control (index 0) to 2 and the others to 1, then the first UI control will be twice the width of the others.

Events

This class supports the Common Events plus the following:

Event Args Description