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Class: InputFieldSpec


Inheritance:

   Object
   |
   +--UISpecification
      |
      +--ComponentSpec
         |
         +--NamedSpec
            |
            +--MenuComponentSpec
               |
               +--InputFieldSpec
                  |
                  +--ComboBoxSpec
                  |
                  +--EditFieldWithCompletionSpec
                  |
                  +--FilenameInputFieldSpec

Package:
stx:libui
Category:
Interface-Support-UI-Specs
Version:
rev: 1.185 date: 2017/11/28 18:21:49
user: cg
file: InputFieldSpec.st directory: libui
module: stx stc-classLibrary: libui
Author:
Claus Atzkern

Description:


Not normally used by applications.

Notice:
    this class was implemented using protocol information
    from alpha testers, literature and by read public domain code
    - it may not be complete or compatible to
    the corresponding ST-80 class.
    If you encounter any incompatibilities, please forward a note
    describing the incompatibility verbal (i.e. no code) to the ST/X team.


Related information:

    UIBuilder
    UIPainter

Class protocol:

image specs
o  icon
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the ImageEditor of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     ImageEditor openOnClass:self andSelector:#icon

interface specs
o  basicsEditSpec
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the UIPainter of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     UIPainter new openOnClass:InputFieldSpec andSelector:#basicsEditSpec

o  channelsAndModifiedEditSpec
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the UIPainter of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     UIPainter new openOnClass:InputFieldSpec andSelector:#channelsAndModifiedEditSpec

o  detailsAcceptSubSpec
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the UIPainter of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     UIPainter new openOnClass:InputFieldSpec andSelector:#detailsAcceptSubSpec

o  detailsEditSpec
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the UIPainter of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     UIPainter new openOnClass:InputFieldSpec andSelector:#detailsEditSpec

o  subSpecForEntryCompletionBlockHolder
This resource specification was automatically generated
by the UIPainter of ST/X.
usage example(s):
     UIPainter new openOnClass:InputFieldSpec andSelector:#subSpecForEntryCompletionBlockHolder

interface-painter
o  addBindingsTo: env for: inst channel: aChannel
add bindings as required to allow the GUI Painter to operate on an instance of me

o  commonReplacementClasses
used by the UIPainter's 'replace-by' function

o  slices
return the slices for the attribute sections in the GUI Painter


Instance protocol:

accessing
o  acceptIfUnchanged

o  acceptIfUnchanged: something

o  acceptOnLeave

o  acceptOnLeave: something

o  acceptOnLostFocus
make the default true; seems to be a good default.

o  acceptOnLostFocus: aBoolean
Modified (format): / 24-11-2017 / 00:24:06 / cg

o  acceptOnPointerLeave

o  acceptOnPointerLeave: something

o  acceptOnReturn

o  acceptOnReturn: something

o  acceptOnTab

o  acceptOnTab: something

o  alignment

o  alignment: something

o  autoSelectInitialText

o  autoSelectInitialText: aBoolean

o  callbacksSpec

o  callbacksSpec: something

o  converter

o  converter: something

o  emptyFieldReplacementText

o  emptyFieldReplacementText: aStringOrNil

o  entryCompletionBlock

o  entryCompletionBlock: something

o  formatString

o  formatString: something

o  group

o  group: something

o  hasBorder

o  hasBorder: aBoolean

o  hasKeyboardFocusInitially

o  hasKeyboardFocusInitially: aBoolean

o  immediateAccept
true

o  immediateAccept: aBoolean

o  isReadOnly
return true, if the text is readonly.

o  isReadOnly: aBoolean

o  maxValue

o  maxValue: aNumberOrNil

o  minValue
return the value of the instance variable 'minValue' (automatically generated)

o  minValue: aNumberOrNil

o  numChars

o  numChars: anIntegerOrNil

o  tabable
redefined to default to true (if never set explicitly)

o  translateEmptyFieldReplacementText

o  translateEmptyFieldReplacementText: aBoolean

o  type

o  type: something

o  valueChangeCallBackSelector

o  valueChangeCallBackSelector: aSymbolOrNil

accessing-channels
o  acceptChannel

o  acceptChannel: something

o  modifiedChannel

o  modifiedChannel: aSymbolOrNil

o  x_acceptChannel
return the value of the instance variable 'acceptChannel'.
This MUST not be named acceptChannel, as there is such channel when a spec is edited

o  x_acceptChannel: something
set the value of the instance variable 'acceptChannel'
This MUST not be named acceptChannel, as there is such channel when a spec is edited

o  x_modifiedChannel
return the value of the instance variable 'modifiedChannel'
This MUST not be named modifiedChannel, as there is such channel when a spec is edited

o  x_modifiedChannel: something
set the value of the instance variable 'modifiedChannel'
This MUST not be named modifiedChannel, as there is such channel when a spec is edited

accessing-color & font
o  backgroundColor

o  backgroundColor: something

o  foregroundColor

o  foregroundColor: something

building
o  defineCallBacksFor: aBuilder view: aView
transform ST-80 Style callBackSpec

o  getMaxValue: aBuilder
maxValue: either a valueHolder or a constant value

o  getMinValue: aBuilder
minValue: either a valueHolder or a constant value

o  modelInBuilder: aBuilder
redefined to get a model with optional typeconverter

o  nameShownWhileEditingFor: aView

o  setAttributesIn: aView with: aBuilder
set my attributes to aView

o  setChannelsIn: anEditField with: aBuilder
set my model attributes to anEditField (or its model)

o  setKeyboardFocusAttributesIn: aView with: aBuilder
(comment from inherited method)
helper - common code for InputField and TextEditor

o  setModelAttributeIn: anEditField with: aBuilder
set my model attributes to anEditField (or its model)

o  typeConverterOn: aModel builder: aBuilder

converting
o  fromLiteralArrayEncoding: aSpecArray
read my attributes from aSpecArray

o  skippedInLiteralEncoding
define the inst-slots which are skipped when generating a literalArrayEncoding;
(to skip the ones with default values.)

parsing a view
o  fromView: aView callBack: aBlock
extract attributes from aView

queries
o  hasMinMax

o  userFriendlyName
answer a good noticeable name of the widget for the GUI Painter and the documentation

o  viewClass
return the corresponding view class of the spec

queries-UIDefiner
o  aspectSelectors
add more aspect selectors (these generate aspect methods in the definer)

o  defaultModelClassFor: someAspect
used by the UIPainters aspectGenerator

visiting
o  acceptUISpecVisitor: aVisitor
Double dispatch back to the visitor, passing my type encoded in
the selector (visitor pattern)



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