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Introducing the ABL GUI Designer : Reference : GUI Designer dialogs : SmartObject dialogs : SmartDataObject Instance Properties dialog
SmartDataObject Instance Properties dialog
The SmartDataObject Instance Properties dialog allows you to view the available properties and their corresponding values for the currently selected SmartDataObject.
Access this dialog by choosing Instance Properties on the SmartObject right-click context menu.
The instance properties dialog includes the following options:
Select a partition name from the drop-down.
Read data in batches
Specify the number of rows in the Rows field, to be retrieved from the database and stored by the client. The default value is 200.
Note: The Rows field will be enabled only when the Read data in batches check box is selected.
Rebuild dataset on Reposition
Select to rebuild the temp-table starting with the specified record.
Open query on initialization
Select to open the query when the SmartDataObject initializes. This check box is selected by default.
Instance name
The identifier of this object instance, used by SmartBusinessObjects and in similar contexts to distinguish one SmartDataObject from another. The default value is the filename root without the file path and extension. You can change it to some other value.
Check current changed
Select to check on update that records in the database have not been changed since they were retrieved by this instance of the SmartDataObject.
Activate/deactivate DataTargets on view/hide
Defines whether or not the SmartDataObject retrieves records needed by objects that are currently hidden.
Note: By default, the Activate/deactivate DataTargets on view/hide check box is selected.
Prompt on delete
Select to display confirmation prompt for record deletions.
Note: By default, the Prompt on delete check box is selected.
Display fields for prompt
Select which field values display when prompting to confirm record deletions.
Select any one of the following options:
*None – to display no field values.
*All – to display all field values.
*Select Fields – to display only the selected field values.
Edit display field list
Opens the Multi-Field Selector dialog which allows you to select the fields. The selected field values are displayed for record deletion prompts.
Note: The Edit display field list button is enabled only when you choose Select Fields in the Display fields for prompt section.