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Introducing the ABL GUI Designer : Tasks : Setting AppBuilder preferences

Setting AppBuilder preferences

Use preference settings to modify the behavior of the GUI Designer in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge.
To modify the behavior of the GUI Designer:
1. Select Window > Preferences. The Preferences window appears.
2. Select the Progress OpenEdge > AppBuilder node. The AppBuilder options page appears with settings for behavior when double-clicking an object, default function data type, and display of Progress Advisors. See also AppBuilder options.
3. Expand the AppBuilder node to select from the following pages:
*Editor - Options for how AppBuilder-generated code must appear in the ABL Editor
*Grid Units - Options to set grid display options of the designer window
*Widget ID - Options to set Widget ID options
4. Once you have made changes to the AppBuilder preference settings, click Apply to save your changes.
Note: Click Restore Defaults to reset AppBuilder preferences to their default values.