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OpenEdge Development: AppBuilder
Multiple Layouts
Multiple Layouts
This appendix describes how to use multiple layouts to build your applications. In addition, it explains how to use AppBuilder to run and test applications for a character‑based user interface.
This appendix discusses the following topics:
*Why use multiple layouts?
*What is a layout?
*Two types of layouts
*Creating alternate layouts
*Selecting a predefined alternate layout
*Modifying layouts with layout inheritance
*How multiple layouts work: a look at the code
*Alternate layout limitations
*Switching between layouts at run time
*Simulating character applications
*Running character applications
*Multiple layouts for SmartObjects