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All definitions should be considered general terms, except where otherwise indicated. The context for definitions marked (Clarion) pertain to the Clarion language or the Clarion IDE. Likewise for (SQL), which applies to generalized Structured Query Language usage.

 

-A-


ANSI character set


API


append


applet


application


application generator


application tree


application window


array


ASCII character set


assignment statement


attribute


auto-increment field


 


-B-


background priority


binary memo


bind


bitmap


Boolean


Border or Line Color


break field


breakpoint


BringWindowToTop


Browse


built-in


button


 


-C-


calculated field


cascading menu


case sensitive


case structure


character string


check box


child window


Clarion standard date


click


client area


Client Server Architecture


clipboard


Close


code section


color dialog


column


combo box


command


comment


commit


common file dialog


compiler directive


concatenate


concurrency checking


conditional statement


constant


control


control alignment


control menu


control properties


cool switch


criteria


current directory


current record


cursor


 


-D-


data dictionary


data file


data section


data type


data validation


database


database administrator


database definition file


database design


database driver


database integrity


dBase format


DBMS


DDE


debug


deep assignment


default


default button


default window position


delimiter


dependent entity


desktop


DETAIL structure


dialog box


dialog unit


disabled


document


DOS buffer


double-click


drag


drag and drop


drop-down list


dynamic link library


 


-E-


embedded source


enabled


encryption


equi-join


event


event driven programming


Excel format


exclusive access


executable


expand


expression


extension


external name


external procedure


 


-F-


field


field equate label


field event


file handle


fill color


filter


focus


font


font dialog


font style


foreground priority


foreign key


form letter


form report style


format string


formatter


function


 


-G-


GIF image


global variable


graph


Graphical User Interface


grayed


grid snap


group


groupbox


 


-H-


handle


help context string


help system


help topic


help compiler


hide


 


-I-


I-beam


icon


identifier


implicit variable


include file


independent entity


index file


INI file


insertion point


interface


ISAM


 


-J-


join


JPG image


 


-K-


key


key-in template picture


keyboard accelerator


keyword


 


-L-


label


library file


license file


listbox


literal


local data


lock


locked field or record


logical operator


lookup table


LOOP structure


 


-M-


many-to-many relationship


many-to-one relationship


MASK


maximize box


Media Control Interface


memo


menu


message box


message queue


metafile


minimize box


mnemonic access key


modal window


modeless dialog


module


multi-tasking


multiple selection


multilevel index


Multiple Document Interface


multi-user database


 


-N-


natural join


nested queries


nesting


non-Windows application


normalization


null value


 


-O-


ODBC


ODBC Administrator


ODBC Control Panel applet


ODBC driver


one-to-many relationship


one-to-one relationship


option structure


origin


orphan


outer join


overlay


 


-P-


page footer


page header


page overflow


palette


parameter


PCX image


pel


pen


picture token


pixel


point size


pointer


prefix


primary key


print job


print structure


printer driver


printer font


procedure


program MAP


project system


prompt


property assignment syntax


prototype


PUT statement


 


-Q-


query


Query by Example


queue


 


-R-


radio button


range constraint


raster font


read only


RECORD


redirection file


reference variable


referential integrity


region


registry


relationship


report form


resource file


restore button


rich text format (RTF)


ROLLBACK


ROUTINE


run time library


 


-S-


schema


scope


scroll bar


select


selected event


sequential access


server


SET statement


SHARE.EXE


sort


source code file


spin control


SQL


stack memory


statement


static text


static variable


status bar


standard behavior


stream mode


swap file


syntax


system colors


system date


 


-T-


tab order


table


tabular report


tag


target file


task


template procedure


text control


text file


text justification


third normal form


thread


thumb


timer


token


toolbar


transaction


tree control


 


-U-


untyped parameter


USE variable


 


-V-


validity check


VBX control


VCR controls


vector font


vector graphic


view


virtual table


 


-W-


watch variable


widow


window frame


window pane


WinExec


 


-X-


X axis


 


-Y-


Y axis


 


-Z-