Common Desktop Environment: Application Builder User's Guide

Text Field Property Editor

Only properties unique to a text field object are described here. See "Property Editor: Universal Properties" for descriptions of Object Type, Objects, Object Name, Initial State, and Color. See "Property Editor: Common Properties" for descriptions of Label Type, Position (Label), Label, Position [XY], and Width.


Specifies whether the text field in the compiled application and in test mode will be Editable or Read-Only.

Maximum Chars

Specifies the maximum number of characters that can be typed in the text field. This field is independent of the W(idth) field, which specifies the width of the displayed text.

Initial Value

Specifies the initial value to be displayed in the text field in the compiled application or in test mode.