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Introducing the ABL GUI Designer : Concepts : Common capabilities of SmartObjects

Common capabilities of SmartObjects

All SmartObjects have common capabilities which allow them to interact in an application. All SmartObjects can:
*Initialize and destroy themselves
*Get and set attributes
*Add and remove SmartLinks
*Communicate using the Application Data Models (ADM) standard communication interface (mainly using the notify and dispatch methods)
These capabilities provide a standard interface for creating and destroying SmartObject instances and for making SmartObjects interact. Unless a procedure object has these capabilities, it is not a SmartObject.