BBjInputD::setMask

Description

In BBj 4.0 and higher, this method sets the mask for the BBjInputD control.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

void

setMask(string mask)

Parameters

Variable

Description

mask

Specifies the date mask.

Return Value

None.

Remarks

The date mask is in the format of the DATE() function. See Date Input for complete rules.

Example

REM Set the mask for 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, 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 mask for the InputD control
myInputD!.setMask("%Mz/%Dz/%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

Date Function for mask options

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



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