Init (initialize the StepClass object)

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Init( controls )

Init

Initializes the StepClass object.

controls

An integer constant, variable, EQUATE, or expression that contains several important pieces of information for the StepClass object.

The Init method initializes the StepClass object.

The controls parameter identifies for the StepClass object:

the characters included in the sort sequence

whether the key is case sensitive

the direction of the sort (ascending or descending)

Implementation:

The Init method sets the value of the Controls property. Set the value of the Controls property by adding together the applicable EQUATEs declared in ABBROWSE.INC as follows:

ITEMIZE,PRE(ScrollSort)

AllowAlpha  EQUATE(1)    !include characters ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

AllowAlt   EQUATE(2)     !include characters `!"£$%%^&*()''-=_+][#;~@:/.,?\|

AllowNumeric EQUATE(4)   !include characters 0123456789

CaseSensitive EQUATE(8)  !include characters abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz

Descending  EQUATE(16)   !the sort is descending

END

Example:

MyStepClass.Init(ScrollSort:AllowAlpha+ScrollSort:AllowNumeric)

See Also:     Controls