Setting List Box Properties

To be able to use the Select Data function for this object, a data table must have been created. Otherwise, only the Manual setting is available.
  1. Double-click the screen action containing the list box object to set the properties of. The Screen Editor appears.
  2. Select the list box object.
  3. In the Details window, click the List box bar.
  4. Set any of the following properties:
    Setting Function
    Arrange Moves the object to the front or the back of other objects.
    X ,Y Sets the location position on the screen action. This setting defaults to the current location.
    Width, Height Sets the width and height of the object boundary. This setting defaults to the current size. The height cannot be changed for this object.
    Variable name Displays the assigned system variable name, which you can change.
    Source type Sets the data source, either Manual entry (typed into the table) or Existing data (data from an data table already created in the project).


    Displays a table for data entry. In the table, add values for Label, Value, and Link to. Link to allows linking to objects or data table elements. Click the Add row icon to open a row for text entry.

    Existing data

    If an existing data table is selected, additional selections display based on the column names in the data table.
    Data Displays the Data icon, which, when clicked, opens the Configure dialog box.