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Note: property, method and event names should be referred to in lowercase in case-sensitive scripting languages.


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Textbox is the default data entry and editing control.


This class supports the Common Properties plus the following:

Property Access (R/RW) Value Description
Alignment RW Numeric Alignment: 0 = left, 1 = right, 2 = center
Autosuggest RW Character List of values to be suggested as the user types (comma-separated or SQL select statement)
Autosuggestcolumn RW Numeric The column to search for Autosuggestions
ContextMenu RW Character Comma-separated list of menuitems for a right click context menu
DataMappingGet RW Character Get Data Mapping
DataMappingSet RW Character Set Data Mapping
InputMask RW Character Input mask to format text
PasswordChar RW Character Character displayed to hide sensitive data such as passwords
Placeholder RW Character Text to display grayed-out when field is empty and does not have focus
Readonly RW Boolean Whether object is read only
Returntabs RW Boolean Whether the return key should be treated as a tab
SelectOnEntry RW Boolean Whether value is selected when object is entered
Text RW Character Object's text value
Tooltip RW Character Text displayed when mouse hovers over object. This may contain {expr} dynamic content macros.
Validation RW Character String containing boolean expression to validate data entry
ValidationErrorMessage RW Character Message displayed if validation returns False
Value RW Expr Object's value, which can be any valid data type


This class supports the Common Methods plus the following:

Method Args Description
selectAll None Selects all text in the control


This class supports the Common Events plus the following:

Event Args Description
InteractiveChange None Occurs when each key is pressed
Change None Occurs when Tab or return key is pressed
HotKeyPress The key pressed as a string e.g. Ctrl+F1, F2 etc Occurs when a hotkey is pressed and released in the object