New Property Dialog Box

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Makes it possible for you to create a custom property and specify attributes for that property.

This dialog box appears when you choose New Property on the Form menu that appears when the Form Designer is open or the Class menu that appears when the Class Designer is open.

You can also create Access and Assign methods. For more information, see Access and Assign Methods and How to: Create Access and Assign Methods.

Name


Specifies the name of the new property.
Visibility (Class Designer only)


Specifies the level of visibility for the property:
  • PublicВ В В Access is available from anywhere in an application.

  • ProtectedВ В В Restricts access to the property to class members and subclasses can access protected properties. Object instances cannot access this property.

  • HiddenВ В В Restricts access to the property to class members only. Object instances and subclasses cannot access hidden properties.

For more information, see Protecting and Hiding Class Members.
Access Method


Specifies if an Access method is created for the new property. The code in an Access method is executed whenever the property is queried. Select this check box to create an Access method for a property.
Assign Method


Specifies if an Assign method is created for the new property. The code in an Assign method is executed whenever you attempt to change the value of the property. Select this check box to create an Assign method for a property.
Default Value


Specifies a default value for the property. The default value is preset to False (.F.).
Description


Contains the method description to be displayed at the bottom of the Properties window in the Class Designer and, if the property is not protected, in the Form Designer.

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