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Method Summary
ToolBar addToolBar(window, name)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.
ToolBar addToolBar(window, name, row)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.
ToolBar addToolBar(window, name, displayname)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.
ToolBar addToolBar(window, name, displayname, row)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.
ToolBar addToolBar(name)
Add a toolbar.
ToolBar addToolBar(name, row)
Add a toolbar.
ToolBar addToolBar(name, displayname)
Add a toolbar.
ToolBar addToolBar(name, displayname, row)
Add a toolbar.
void cancelFormPopup()
Close the current form popup panel without assigning a value to the configured data provider.
void closeFormPopup(retval)
Close the current form popup panel and assign the value to the configured data provider.
Popup createPopupMenu()
Creates a new popup menu that can be populated with items and displayed.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, methodName)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, methodName, arguments)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, methodName, contextFilter)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, methodName, contextFilter, arguments)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, method)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, method, arguments)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, method, contextFilter)
Create a shortcut.
Boolean createShortcut(shortcut, method, contextFilter, arguments)
Create a shortcut.
MenuBar getMenuBar()
Get the menubar of the main window, or of a named window.
MenuBar getMenuBar(windowName)
Get the menubar of the main window, or of a named window.
ToolBar getToolBar(window, name)
Get the toolbar of a specific window from the toolbar panel by name.
ToolBar getToolBar(name)
Get the toolbar from the toolbar panel by name.
String[] getToolbarNames()
Get all toolbar names from the toolbar panel.
String[] getToolbarNames(window)
Get all toolbar names from the toolbar panel of a specific window.
void maximize()
Maximize the current window or the window with the specified name (Smart client only).
void maximize(windowName)
Maximize the current window or the window with the specified name (Smart client only).
Boolean removeShortcut(shortcut)
Remove a shortcut.
Boolean removeShortcut(shortcut, contextFilter)
Remove a shortcut.
void removeToolBar(window, name)
Remove the toolbar from the toolbar panel of a specific window.
void removeToolBar(name)
Remove the toolbar from the toolbar panel.
void setFullScreen(full)
Bring the window into/out of fullsceen mode.
void setStatusBarVisible(visible)
Show or hide the statusbar.
void setToolBarAreaVisible(visible)
Show or hide the toolbar area.
void showFormPopup(elementToShowRelatedTo, form, scope, dataproviderID)
Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.
void showFormPopup(elementToShowRelatedTo, form, scope, dataproviderID, width, height)
Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.



Method Details

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (window, name)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// create a window
var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", callback_function);

win.show(forms.Myform)
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (window, name, row)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.
{Number} row - the row inside the toolbar panel where this toolbar is to be added.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// create a window
var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", callback_function);

win.show(forms.Myform)
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (window, name, displayname)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code
{String} displayname - the name by which this toolbar will be identified in the UI. (for example in the toolbar panel's context menu)

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// create a window
var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", callback_function);

win.show(forms.Myform)
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (window, name, displayname, row)
Creates and returns a toolbar for a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code.
{String} displayname - the name by which this toolbar will be identified in the UI. (for example in the toolbar panel's context menu)
{Number} row - the row inside the toolbar panel where this toolbar is to be added.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// create a window
var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", callback_function);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", callback_function);

win.show(forms.Myform)
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (name)
Add a toolbar.

Parameters

{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", feedback_button);
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (name, row)
Add a toolbar.

Parameters

{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.
{Number} row - the row inside the toolbar panel where this toolbar is to be added.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", feedback_button);
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (name, displayname)
Add a toolbar.

Parameters

{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.
{String} displayname - the name by which this toolbar will be identified in the UI. (for example in the toolbar panel's context menu)

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", feedback_button);
 

addToolBar

ToolBar addToolBar (name, displayname, row)
Add a toolbar.

Parameters

{String} name - the name by which this toolbar is identified in code. If display name is missing, name will be used as displayName as well.
{String} displayname - the name by which this toolbar will be identified in the UI. (for example in the toolbar panel's context menu)
{Number} row - the row inside the toolbar panel where this toolbar is to be added.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method addToolBar only works in the smart client.

// add a toolbar with only a name
var toolbar0 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");
toolbar0.addButton("click me 0", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and the row you want it to show at
// row number starts at 0
var toolbar1 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_1", 2);
toolbar1.addButton("click me 1", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name and display name
var toolbar2 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_2", "toolbar_2_internal_name");
toolbar2.addButton("click me 2", feedback_button);

// add a toolbar with a name, display name and the row you want the
// toolbar to show at. row number starts at 0
var toolbar3 = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_3", "toolbar_3_internal_name", 3);
toolbar3.addButton("click me 3", feedback_button);
 

cancelFormPopup

void cancelFormPopup ()
Close the current form popup panel without assigning a value to the configured data provider.

Returns

void

Sample

// Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.
plugins.window.showFormPopup(null,forms.orderPicker,foundset.getSelectedRecord(),"order_id");
// do call closeFormPopup(ordervalue) from the orderPicker form
 

closeFormPopup

void closeFormPopup (retval)
Close the current form popup panel and assign the value to the configured data provider.

Parameters

{Object} retval - return value for data provider

Returns

void

Sample

// Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.
plugins.window.showFormPopup(null,forms.orderPicker,foundset.getSelectedRecord(),"order_id");
// do call closeFormPopup(ordervalue) from the orderPicker form
 

createPopupMenu

Popup createPopupMenu ()
Creates a new popup menu that can be populated with items and displayed.

Returns

Sample

// create a popup menu
var menu = plugins.window.createPopupMenu();
// add a menu item
menu.addMenuItem("an entry", feedback);

if (event.getSource()) {
	// display the popup over the component which is the source of the event
	menu.show(event.getSource());
	// display the popup over the components, at specified coordinates relative to the component
	//menu.show(event.getSource(), 10, 10);
	// display the popup at specified coordinates relative to the main window
	//menu.show(100, 100);
}
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, methodName)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{String} methodName - scopes.scopename.methodname or formname.methodname String to target the method to execute

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, methodName, arguments)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{String} methodName - scopes.scopename.methodname or formname.methodname String to target the method to execute
{Object[]} arguments

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, methodName, contextFilter)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{String} methodName - scopes.scopename.methodname or formname.methodname String to target the method to execute
{String} contextFilter - only triggers the shortcut when on this form

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, methodName, contextFilter, arguments)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{String} methodName - scopes.scopename.methodname or formname.methodname String to target the method to execute
{String} contextFilter - only triggers the shortcut when on this form
{Object[]} arguments

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, method)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{Function} method - the method/function that needs to be called when the shortcut is hit

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, method, arguments)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{Function} method - the method/function that needs to be called when the shortcut is hit
{Object[]} arguments

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, method, contextFilter)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{Function} method - the method/function that needs to be called when the shortcut is hit
{String} contextFilter - only triggers the shortcut when on this form

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

createShortcut

Boolean createShortcut (shortcut, method, contextFilter, arguments)
Create a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{Function} method - the method/function that needs to be called when the shortcut is hit
{String} contextFilter - only triggers the shortcut when on this form
{Object[]} arguments

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

getMenuBar

MenuBar getMenuBar ()
Get the menubar of the main window, or of a named window.

Returns

Sample

// create a new window
var win = application.createWindow("windowName", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// show a form in the new window
forms.my_form.controller.show(win);
// retrieve the menubar of the new window
var menubar = plugins.window.getMenuBar("windowName");
// add a new menu to the menubar, with an item in it
var menu = menubar.addMenu();
menu.text = "New Menu";
menu.addMenuItem("an entry", feedback);
// retrieve the menubar of the main window
var mainMenubar = plugins.window.getMenuBar();
// add a new menu to the menubar of the main window
var menuMain = mainMenubar.addMenu();
menuMain.text = "New Menu in Main Menubar";
menuMain.addMenuItem("another entry", feedback);
 

getMenuBar

MenuBar getMenuBar (windowName)
Get the menubar of the main window, or of a named window.

Parameters

{String} windowName - the name of the window

Returns

Sample

// create a new window
var win = application.createWindow("windowName", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// show a form in the new window
forms.my_form.controller.show(win);
// retrieve the menubar of the new window
var menubar = plugins.window.getMenuBar("windowName");
// add a new menu to the menubar, with an item in it
var menu = menubar.addMenu();
menu.text = "New Menu";
menu.addMenuItem("an entry", feedback);
// retrieve the menubar of the main window
var mainMenubar = plugins.window.getMenuBar();
// add a new menu to the menubar of the main window
var menuMain = mainMenubar.addMenu();
menuMain.text = "New Menu in Main Menubar";
menuMain.addMenuItem("another entry", feedback);
 

getToolBar

ToolBar getToolBar (window, name)
Get the toolbar of a specific window from the toolbar panel by name.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name

Returns

Sample

// Note: method getToolBar only works in the smart client.

// create a window
	var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// the toolbar must first be created with a call to addToolbar
plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");

// show the empty toolbar and wait 4 seconds
win.show(forms.MyForm)
application.updateUI(4000)

// get the toolbar at the panel by name
var toolbar = plugins.window.getToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
// add a button to the toolbar
toolbar.addButton("button", callback_function);
 

getToolBar

ToolBar getToolBar (name)
Get the toolbar from the toolbar panel by name.

Parameters

{String} name

Returns

Sample

// Note: method getToolBar only works in the smart client.

// the toolbar must first be created with a call to addToolbar
plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");

// get the toolbar at the panel by name
var toolbar = plugins.window.getToolBar("toolbar_0");
// add a button to the toolbar
toolbar.addButton("button", feedback_button);
 

getToolbarNames

String[] getToolbarNames ()
Get all toolbar names from the toolbar panel.

Returns

Sample

// Note: method getToolbarNames only works in the smart client.

// create an array of toolbar names
var names = plugins.window.getToolbarNames();

// create an empty message variable
var message = "";

// loop through the array
for (var i = 0 ; i < names.length ; i++) {
	//add the name(s) to the message
	message += names[i] + "\n";
}

// show the message
plugins.dialogs.showInfoDialog("toolbar names", message);
 

getToolbarNames

String[] getToolbarNames (window)
Get all toolbar names from the toolbar panel of a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window

Returns

Sample

// Note: method getToolbarNames only works in the smart client.
// create a window
	var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// the toolbar must first be created with a call to addToolbar
	 plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
  plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_1");
// create an array of toolbar names
var names = plugins.window.getToolbarNames(win);

// create an empty message variable
var message = "";

// loop through the array
for (var i = 0 ; i < names.length ; i++) {
	//add the name(s) to the message
	message += names[i] + "\n";
}

// show the message
plugins.dialogs.showInfoDialog("toolbar names", message);
 

maximize

void maximize ()
Maximize the current window or the window with the specified name (Smart client only).

Returns

void

Sample

// maximize the main window:
plugins.window.maximize();

// create a new window
var win = application.createWindow("windowName", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// show a form in the new window
forms.my_form.controller.show(win);
// maximize the window
plugins.window.maximize("windowName");
 

maximize

void maximize (windowName)
Maximize the current window or the window with the specified name (Smart client only).

Parameters

{String} windowName

Returns

void

Sample

// maximize the main window:
plugins.window.maximize();

// create a new window
var win = application.createWindow("windowName", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// show a form in the new window
forms.my_form.controller.show(win);
// maximize the window
plugins.window.maximize("windowName");
 

removeShortcut

Boolean removeShortcut (shortcut)
Remove a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

removeShortcut

Boolean removeShortcut (shortcut, contextFilter)
Remove a shortcut.

Parameters

{String} shortcut
{String} contextFilter - only triggers the shortcut when on this form

Returns

Sample

// this plugin uses the java keystroke parser
// see http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/KeyStroke.html#getKeyStroke(java.lang.String)
// global handler
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut);
// global handler with a form context filter
plugins.window.createShortcut('control shift I', scopes.globals.handleOrdersShortcut, 'frm_contacts');
// form method called when shortcut is used
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut);
// form method called when shortcut is used and arguments are passed to the method
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', forms.frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut, new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method argument as a string prevents unnecessary form loading
//plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// Passing the method as a name and the contextFilter set so that this shortcut only trigger on the form 'frm_contacts'.
plugins.window.createShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts.handleMyShortcut', 'frm_contacts', new Array(argument1, argument2));
// remove global shortcut and form-level shortcut
plugins.window.removeShortcut('menu 1');
plugins.window.removeShortcut('control RIGHT', 'frm_contacts');
// shortcut handlers are called with an JSEvent argument
///*
// * Handle keyboard shortcut.
// *
// * @param {JSEvent} event the event that triggered the action
// */
//function handleShortcut(event)
//{
//  application.output(event.getType()) // returns 'menu 1'
//  application.output(event.getFormName()) // returns 'frm_contacts'
//  application.output(event.getElementName()) // returns 'contact_name_field' or null when no element is selected
//}
// NOTE: shortcuts will not override existing operating system or browser shortcuts,
// choose your shortcuts careful to make sure they work in all clients.
 

removeToolBar

void removeToolBar (window, name)
Remove the toolbar from the toolbar panel of a specific window.

Parameters

{JSWindow} window
{String} name

Returns

void

Sample

// Note: method removeToolBar only works in the smart client.
// create a window
	var win = application.createWindow("myWindow", JSWindow.WINDOW);
// the toolbar must first be created with a call to addToolbar
var toolbar = plugins.window.addToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");

// add a button to the toolbar
toolbar.addButton("button", callcbackMethod);

// show the toolbar with the button and wait 4 seconds, then remove it
win.show(forms.MyForm)
application.updateUI(4000)

// removing a toolbar from the toolbar panel is done by name
// the plugin checks the existence of the toolbar
// when the toolbar does not exist it will not throw an error though.
plugins.window.removeToolBar(win,"toolbar_0");
 

removeToolBar

void removeToolBar (name)
Remove the toolbar from the toolbar panel.

Parameters

{String} name

Returns

void

Sample

// Note: method removeToolBar only works in the smart client.

// the toolbar must first be created with a call to addToolbar
var toolbar = plugins.window.addToolBar("toolbar_0");

// add a button to the toolbar
toolbar.addButton("button", feedback_button);

// removing a toolbar from the toolbar panel is done by name
// the plugin checks the existence of the toolbar
// when the toolbar does not exist it will not throw an error though.
plugins.window.removeToolBar("toolbar_0");
 

setFullScreen

void setFullScreen (full)
Bring the window into/out of fullsceen mode.

Parameters

{Boolean} full

Returns

void

Sample

// active fullscreen mode
plugins.window.setFullScreen(true);
 

setStatusBarVisible

void setStatusBarVisible (visible)
Show or hide the statusbar.

Parameters

{Boolean} visible

Returns

void

Sample

// hide the statusbar
plugins.window.setStatusBarVisible(false);
 

setToolBarAreaVisible

void setToolBarAreaVisible (visible)
Show or hide the toolbar area.

Parameters

{Boolean} visible

Returns

void

Sample

// hide the toolbar area
plugins.window.setToolBarAreaVisible(false);
 

showFormPopup

void showFormPopup (elementToShowRelatedTo, form, scope, dataproviderID)
Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.

Parameters

{RuntimeComponent} elementToShowRelatedTo - element to show related to or null to center in screen
{RuntimeForm} form - the form to show
{Object} scope - the scope to put retval into
{String} dataproviderID - the dataprovider of scope to fill

Returns

void

Sample

// Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.
plugins.window.showFormPopup(null,forms.orderPicker,foundset.getSelectedRecord(),"order_id");
// do call closeFormPopup(ordervalue) from the orderPicker form
 

showFormPopup

void showFormPopup (elementToShowRelatedTo, form, scope, dataproviderID, width, height)
Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.

Parameters

{RuntimeComponent} elementToShowRelatedTo - element to show related to or null to center in screen
{RuntimeForm} form - the form to show
{Object} scope - the scope to put retval into
{String} dataproviderID - the dataprovider of scope to fill
{Number} width - popup width
{Number} height - popup height

Returns

void

Sample

// Show a form as popup panel, where the closeFormPopup can pass return a value to a dataprovider in the specified scope.
plugins.window.showFormPopup(null,forms.orderPicker,foundset.getSelectedRecord(),"order_id");
// do call closeFormPopup(ordervalue) from the orderPicker form
 



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