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4D V14

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Save as Reference

This How-Do-I demonstrates how to save a value by reference (e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4) instead of by value (e.g. Mr., Mrs., Ms., Dr., etc.).

save as reference

 

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Save Screen Geometry

This How-Do-I demonstrates how 4D can automatically save – without any programming – the position of your windows, form objects, and values of certain objects (tabs, rulers, radio buttons, etc.).

Save screen geometry

 

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Scroll Two PIctures at Once

This How-Do-I demonstrates how to synchronously scroll two images at once with the OnPictureScroll event.

Scroll two pictures

 

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Set Datasource

This How-Do-I will show you how to modify the "source" of a form object programatically, no matter the type (text field, rule, checkbox, dropdown, etc.).

Set datasource

 

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Set Up a Choice List

This How-Do-I demonstrates how to programatically modify a choice list associated with a form object.

This list can be created just as well in structure mode as it can be dynamically by programming.

 

set up a choice list

 

Spellchecker

This database presents the commands that allow you to change the spellchecker on Mac OS (native or Hunspell) and to change the correction language.

spell check

 

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Styled Cells

This How-Do-I is about listboxes.

It will show you how to modify cell style (character style and color, background color) via the table or via new 4D commands.

 

Styled cells

 

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Use Fullscreen Mode

This How-Do-I shows you how to switch your windows into fullscreen mode.

This feature is only available for Mac users.

 

Fullscreen

 

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Use a Placeholder

This How-Do-I example shows how to display placeholder text inside a text field.

Placeholders

 

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Use Popups with a Single Variable

This How-Do-I shows you how to use single variables (C_TEXT or C_ALPHA, for example) and to display them as drop-down menus or combo boxes in the interface without using tables.

Popup with variables

 

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