BBjInputN::getLength

Description

Returns the length of the text in the BBjInputN control.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

int

getLength()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns the length of the text in the BBjInputN control.

Remarks

None.

Example

REM Get the length of text in an InputN 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$)

REM Add an INPUTN control that limits input to 10 characters, and inserting
REM the value 1 when the user hits the restore key (normally ESCAPE)
myInputN! = myWindow!.addInputN(101,50,100,90,30,$0804$,"##,###,###.00",$$,1,0)

REM Get the length of the text in the InputN control, this will return 13
LENGTH=myInputN!.getLength()

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.