Formula Dialog

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This dialog lists all formulas already created for a procedure, along with their template classes. It allows you to add or edit formulas.

If any formulas already exist for the procedure, this dialog appears when you push the Formulas button in the Application Tree.

The list displays the following information:

Formula

Lists all existing formulas within the procedure.

Class

Lists the template class associated with the formula. A formula's class determines when its calculation is performed. Each template has its own set of classes. For example, in the Form Procedure Template there is a class called "After Lookups" which tells the Application Generator to compute the formula after all lookups to secondary files are completed for the procedure.

Description

A short text description of the formula.

 

The dialog offers the following buttons and their actions:

Select

Loads the currently selected formula into the Formula Editor for editing.

New

Loads the Formula Editor, ready to create a new formula.

Delete

Deletes the selected formula.

See Also:

How to Create a Simple Assignment Expression

How to Create a Complex Assignment ExpressionHow_to_Create_a_Complex_Assignment_Expression