Textboxobject located in .NET Component group in the menu. The menu show up when right clicked on empty space at Screen Designer.
Adding Textbox to Screen
When user clicked in, it will be ready to entering value. When pressed to Enter or the cursor leave from the object, the value within the object will be written to the connected tag.
When the data inside the tag is changed, automatically new value will be replaced with the new one.
It can also be used to show constant text.
Textbox object has a 7 property group as Text, Fore Color, Back Color, Style, Animation, Value and Enable.
Textbox object properties
Text group properties made up from On Text, Off Text, Font, Text Align, Max. Length, Multi Line, Tool Tip properties.
The text which will object contains when the tag's value bigger than 0, which selected from the tag list that locates in this menu group.
Textbox - Text group properties
The text that will be shown in the object when the tag's value equal or less than 0. This tag isselected from the tag list which locates in this menu group. If it is desired to show fixed text in the object, this text should be entered to Off Text property and tag should be selected as NotSet.
Textbox - On Text property
Textbox - Off Text property
Property for changing the Font.
Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic propertiesand Strikeout and Underline effects of the text can be changed from Font window.
Textbox - Font property
When Textbox resized via mouse, it will only expands horizontally. If you want to be expand it with the text, you should use Font property.
Used for aligning the text inside the object.
Textbox - Text Align property
Maximum character count that object can have. The maximum value for this property is 32767.
Fore Color Group:
Used for determining object's Fore Color. It has On Color and Off Color properties.
The color for the text when tag's value bigger than 0 which selected from Tag list.
The color for the text when tag' s value negative or 0. If you want to use constant color without connect a tag, you should select NotSet form the Tag List.
Used for determining object's Border style and read only properties. Border style selected from a combobox, readonly property selected from a menu.
Used for determining if content shown with Multiple Lines.
The message which will be shown when mouse waits on the object.
In the development mode, as a Tool Tip, objects name and message shown.
In the Runtime, only message shown.
The color for the textbackground when tag' s value bigger than 0 which selected from Tag list.
The color for the background when tag' s value negative or 0.
Back Color Group:
Used for determining Background Color for the text. It has On Color and Off Color properties.
Border Style Selection:
This selection has 3 options: FixedSingle,Fixed3D and None for no border line.
If Read Only property set to False, object used as normal. If it set to True, user can not make a change on object.
Objects can be moved on horizontal and vertical axis and their size and visibilities can be changed.
Used for determining object visibility. If tag's value 0 or negative which selected from tag list,object becomes hidden, if value bigger than 0 object becomes visible.
Object's horizontal location can be changed by the tag which connected to object's Location X property.
Object's vertical location can be changed by a tag which connected to Location Y property.
Determines object's height. Tag's value which selected from tag list, determines object's height.
Determines objects width. Tag's value which selected from tag list, determines object's width.
Textbox - Maximum character count property
Textbox -Multi Line property
Textbox -Tool Tip property
Tool Tip in Development Mode
Tool Tip in Runtime
Textbox - Fore Color group
Textbox - Fore Color - On Color property
Textbox - Fore Color - Off Color property
Textbox - Back Color group
Textbox - Back Color- On Color property
Textbox - Back Color- Off Color property
Textbox - Style group
Textbox - Borderstyle selection
Textbox - Read Only property
Textbox - Animation group
Textbox - Animation - Visible property
Textbox - Animation - Location X property
Textbox - Animation - Location Y property
Textbox - Animation - Height property
Textbox - Animation - Width property
Determines the tag which will be read and written by the object. Selected Tag's value shown in the object and object's value written to tag when it's value changed.
To apply a change, pointer should leave from the object or user should press the Enter.
When tag's value bigger than 0, which selected from tag list, object becomes active. On other cases object is disabled.
This property can be used when accessing to object is wanted to be controlled. Additionally, accessing to object can be controlled according to User Level with PasswordLevelX tags.
Textbox - Value property
Textbox - Enable property
Object that contains a text.
The text inside the Textbox can be changed by Value and Off Value properties as well. Please review that properties.
Note: The text inside the Textbox can be changed by Value and On Text properties as well. Please review that properties.
Beside value property, Textbox's content can be changed by OnText and OffText properties as well. Please review them.
Color selection window opens when clicked little box under On Color property.
If you want to use different color than standart colors, you can define a custom color by clicking Define Custom Color button.