Home Evaluation Summary for programmers Product limitations Goals of Axisbase Quick start Installation Using the launchpad and opening databases Connecting to a sample database Using building blocks Planning Define the purpose Define the requirements Borrow existing work Determine the architecture Design the data model Design the process model Deploy and maintain the product
building blocksPerforming a mailmerge Bulk e-mailing
ProgrammingSingle-threaded progress indicator in c#
Database menu itemsImport XML Save Copy As Integrity Check Change Password
Database Properties windowOpening the database properties window Record types tab Display types tab Roles and Users tabs Sidebar tab Database ID/Links tab Counters tab
Building blocksBuilding blocks window Editing grids and cells Hyperlinks and nesting Data Subset window Data Outsource window List window Window window Report window Bulk Operation window Label Printer window Choosing a data source
Special topicsExpression syntax Browse records Storing building blocks within other building blocks Programming Using custom code in building blocks Using Axisbase as an embedded database Axis1.Util namespace reference Axis1.Data namespace reference (Fishnets) Axis1.Data namespace reference (other) Axis1.Forms namespace reference
Also see Editing grids and cells.
A window building block contains one band, in which you can place nested lists, text, images, hyperlinks, or user-defined building blocks.
If you open a window from the Building Blocks window, you will see the General and Layout tabs, where you design your window - design mode. To use the window in user mode, add it to the sidebar, or press View Results from the design window.
Parameters on windows
You can place parameter entry fields on your windows as an alternative to using the parameter entry window that Axisbase shows automatically.
To do this:
While viewing the window in user mode, a user can change the value right on the window. There are two main reasons to do this: