BBjInputD::getValue

 

Description

In BBj 4.0 and higher, this method returns the value of a BBjInputD control as a Julian date.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

int

getValue()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns the value of a BBjInputD control.

Remarks

If the text in the control is blank or does not correspond to a valid date, getValue() returns -1, otherwise it returns a Julian date that can be used with the DATE() function.

Example

REM Get the value of an InputD control

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjAPI object
LET myAPI!=BBjAPI()

REM Open the SysGui device
SYSGUI=UNT
OPEN (SYSGUI)"X0"

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjSysGui object
LET mySysGui!=myAPI!.getSysGui()

REM Set addWindow param values
X=10
Y=10
WIDTH=200
HEIGHT=200
TITLE$="BBj Window"

REM Set the current context
mySysGui!.setContext(0)

REM Create a window
myWindow! = mySysGui!.addWindow(X,Y,WIDTH,HEIGHT,TITLE$,$00010002$)

REM Add an InputD control that uses the current default mask, and inserting
REM today's date when the user hits the restore key (normally ESCAPE)
myInputD! = myWindow!.addInputD(101,50,100,90,30,$080c$,"",$$,0,0)

REM Set the value of an InputD control
myInputD!.setValue(jul(1969,7,20))

REM Get the value of an InputD control
value = myInputD!.getValue()
print "Value is",value," ("+date(value:"%Ml %D, %Yl")+")"

REM Register the CALLBACK routines
CALLBACK(ON_CLOSE,APP_CLOSE,mySysGui!.getContext())

REM Process Events
PROCESS_EVENTS

REM Callback routine called when the user closes the application window
APP_CLOSE:
RELEASE
RETURN

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjSysGui

BBjControl

BBjWindow

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.



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