How to use various "Button" controls in Forms of Cellica Database?




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Published on Aug 6, 2013

In Cellica Database, Buttons can be classified under two categories:

A) Predefined behavior action buttons.
B) Custom behavior action button.

For using "Button" control on form, simply drag the "Button" control on form and set "Action" property to required operation for available operation list.

A) Predefined behavior action buttons:

1) Navigation Buttons:
- First : Move to first record on form/subform.
- Next : Move to next record on form/subform.
- Previous : Move to previous record on form/subform.
- Last : Move to last record on form/subform.
- Find : Search for particular records using search string.
- Go To Record : Move to specific record using record number on form/subform.
- Go To Form : Opens related form.

2) Record operations:
- New : Add new record on form/subform.
- Edit : update current record on form/subform.
- Delete : Remove current record on form/subform.
- Copy Record : Copy content of current record in to new record on form/subform.

3) Buttons using record data:
- Phone Call : Makes a phone call to a number value contained in mapped DataColumn.
- Send SMS: Send a SMS to a number value contained in mapped DataColumn.
- Send Email: Populates "To" field using data contained in mapped DataColumn and present compose mail interface .
- Go To URL: Opens URL contained in mapped DataColumn value.
- Go To Map: Shows location on map using "Longitude" and "Latitude" value from mapped DataColumn.

4) Other Buttons:
- Capture: Allows to capture image of current form.
- Print: Prints form.
- Report: Opens assigned report (Supported SOHO/Enterprise Edition)
- Design View: Shows "Design View" of fields ( Field Name and Data Type) on form.
- Help: Opens assigned help file.

B) Custom behavior action button (Supported SOHO/Enterprise Edition):
Button control with 'Action' property set to "Custom"
You need to create a macro by clicking on "Macro" property of "Form and Tab Properties". Now assign this macro in "Event" property of the "Custom" button.

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