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3 juillet 2008 4 03 /07 /juillet /2008 13:59
It is not the first time I see, on forums, questions about how to restrict, at runtime, the number of characters a user can enter in a text item.
The solution consists in understanding that every standard Forms widget has an associated PJC that can be handled by the Set_Custom_Property() built-in..

Concerning a Text Item, the property to use with this method is : MAX_LENGTH

In the following sample, I restrict the user entry to a maximum of 10 characters in the :BL.TXT Text Item:

Set_Custom_Property('BL.TXT', 1, 'MAX_LENGTH', 10 ) ;

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vendee 26/08/2008 12:44

I will explore this PJC has you mentioned. I'm not familiar with it. Thank you for your explanation.