926 new features of WINDEV 26, WEBDEV 26 and WINDEV Mobile 26

The required input mode has been completely revolutionized in ver- sion 26: the cursor is no longer blocked in every required field! Of course, the old mode is still available. 045 N e w f e a t u r e W D W B WM EXIT A REQUIRED INPUT FIELDWITHOUT FILLING IT IN WINDEV, WEBDEV and WINDEV Mobile have always included required input fields. If the required input field was empty, the user was unable to move to the next field. In version 26, it is possible to exit a required input field and fill it in later: the required fields will only be verified when the window or page is validated. A new option has been introduced in the controls 7-tab win- dow: "Required input: Non blocking". Benefit provided by this new feature of version 26: Freedom for the end user 046 N e w f e a t u r e W D W B WM NON-BLOCKING REQUIRED INPUT FIELD: HOWDOES ITWORK A new WLanguage function has been introduced: Inva- lidInputDetect . Simply call the InvalidInputDetect function in the window validation code. This function returns True or False . When the function returns False, it means that there is at least one required field left empty. The window goes back into input mode and the cursor is positioned on the first empty required field. Required fields that are left empty are highlighted with a spe- cific style (see new feature 047). Benefit provided by this new feature of version 26: Easy programming 047 N e w f e a t u r e W D W B WM HIGHLIGHT REQUIRED INPUT FIELDS AUTOMATICALLY More specific options have been introduced to highlight re- quired input fields. The style of a control determines how the required input will be indicated: asterisk, red border, icon... Email * Password 2 examples of styles for required fields: asterisk, red border An additional indication can be used to identify fields that have been left empty, after trying to validate the window or page. User name The "exclamation mark" icon next to the field indicates that the required field was left empty Benefit provided by this new feature of version 26: Custom styles 048 N e w f e a t u r e W D W B WM REQUIRED INPUT FIELD: NEW, COMBO BOX, RADIO BUTTON, CHECK BOX In version 26, in addition to Edit controls, you can set the fol- lowing controls as "required fields": • combo box, editable combo box • radio button • check box. The styles of these controls include all the necessary graphic elements. Benefit provided by this new feature of version 26: More intuitive UI 049 N e w f e a t u r e W D W B WM INVALID INPUT MASK The verification of edit controls with an input mask also evolves. The control style now includes the necessary elements to high- light an invalid input: icon, text, borders... The input can be verified immediately, or upon window vali- dation. Nom d’utilisateur TeddyRiner :) Nom d’utilisateur non valide Nom d’utilisateur TomBrady :) Invalid user name Invalid user name User name TomBrady :) 2 style examples for an invalid input CONTROL: NON-BLOCKING REQUIRED INPUT 15 WINDEV 26 WEBDEV 26 WINDEV Mobile 26 New features