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  • Enabling the "multi-selection" mode for the end user
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Indicates the number of controls selected when the interface is modified by the end user ("Allow end users to modify the UI" option enabled).
// Enlarge all the controls by 10 pixels
FOR i = 1 _TO_ WinEdSelectOccurrence(WIN_Form)
X is Control <- WinEdSelect(WIN_Form)
X.Width += 10
<Result> = WinEdSelectOccurrence(<Window>)
<Result>: Integer
  • Number of controls selected by the end user ("Allow end users to modify the UI" option)
  • 0 if no control is selected or if multi-selection is not enabled.
<Window>: Window name
Name of the window or internal window to be used. This window must be in edit mode (WinEdActive).

Enabling the "multi-selection" mode for the end user

The "multi-selection" mode for the end user can be enabled:
  • in the editor:
    • via the specific setting options of the project:
      • on the "Project" tab, in the "Project" group, click "Description".
      • in the "Advanced" tab, click the "Options" button to define the authorized options.
    • via the specific setting options of the window:
      • Open the window description ("Description" from the window context menu).
      • In the "Details" tab, check "Allow end users to modify the UI".
      • The "Options" button is used to specify the authorized options.
  • programmatically with the WinEditMode property.
Related Examples:
WD Graphic Objects Training (WINDEV): WD Graphic Objects
[ + ] This example illustrates the power of WLanguage in object oriented programming.
This example is a graphic object editor.

It is possible to:
- move, resize objects
- make selections with a lasso or a mouse
- cut/copy/paste objects
- delete/duplicate objects
- save the created documents and print them.

The main technical features presented and documented are:
- management of an object clipboard
- UNDO/REDO management
- serialization and deserialization of objects
- algorithms for managing graphic objects (proportional resizing, management of move rules, etc...)
Component: wd290obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 21
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