Common uses of control
Handles an ActiveX object.
Handles a Java applet.
Handles formatting of a box inside a table, data view, layout region, or tab panel.
Displays and allows setting of a true/false value.
Presents a dropdown list of choices.
Accesses additional data, beyond the primary data table for the page.
Displays data in a table format.
Uploads a file to the server.
Divides a page into sections that contain other pages.
HTML Data Control
Inserts raw HTML.
Enhances page appearance with graphics; can function as a button.
Image Hotspot, rectangular or oval
Allows the user to bring up another page or perform an action by clicking on a specific portion of an image.
Label (also known as the Data tag)
Displays literal text or text that results from an expression. Can function as a link.
Arranges controls at specific positions on the page. Also called absolute positioning.
Special type of AgpParagraph
Visually separates areas of the page with a horizontal line.
Special type of AgpText
Allows the user to navigate to another page.
Presents a selection list of multiple values.
Handles properties, events, and methods for the page.
Formats a paragraph of text.
Handles a plug-in.
Includes a Java form or view on this page.
Displays and allows setting of a single value from a set of choices.
Includes another page as part of this page.
Contains panes of information. Only the current pane's contents are displayed.
Presents information in a table format.
Inserts additional HTML information.
Formats a selection of text.
Displays and allows entry of multiple lines of text.
Performs an action, such as submitting a request to the server.
Displays and allows entry of a single line of text or numbers. Can handle passwords and can be hidden.
Holds property settings for an arbitrary selection of text. You can assign a style or program events for the selected span.
Presents data in a tabular view.
Purpose of control
Creates an AWT-based check box. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based button with an image. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based radio button. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based button with a text label. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based dropdown list. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based combo box, which combines a dropdown list with an edit box. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a SilverStream data cache that can be connected to a database or other external data source. Each form automatically has a primary data cache via the agData instance variable. It is not visible at runtime. (Common or Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a SilverStream view, which presents data in a tabular format. You can build the content of the view programmatically. (Other or Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a SilverStream control that manages downloading and uploading of files to a database. It is not visible at runtime. (Other or Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a SilverStream control that displays HTML and allows editing. A toolbar helps the user write HTML without using tags. (Common or Version 2 toolbar)
Inserts an AWT-based control that displays an image. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based input field with increment and decrement arrows. The user can change the value via the arrows and optionally edit the value. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based button that can have an icon and a text label. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based check box control that can have an icon and a text label. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based combo box, which combines a dropdown list with an edit box. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based container for editing text of several types, including plain, HTML, and RTF. (Other toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based input field with increment and decrement arrows. The user can change the value via the arrows and optionally edit the value. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based label that can display text and an image. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based scrollable list. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing progress bar for displaying changing status of a task. (Other toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based radio button control that can have an icon and a text label. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based slider with a knob the user moves between minimum and maximum values. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based tabbed pane which serves as a container for other controls. By specifying a number of tabs, you can organize controls into several layers or "pages". (Other toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based table with several rows and columns of data. (Other toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based multiline editable text display. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based single-line input field. By choosing a data type in the Designer, you can restrict input to a specific type of data. You can also choose the password option so that the characters the user types are masked from view. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based button that toggles between two states. (Common toolbar)
Creates a Swing-based tree control that presents hierarchical data as collapsible and expandable nodes. (Other toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based text label. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based scrollable list. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a rectangle that you can use to indicate a group of controls visually. (Common or Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based slider control. (Version 2 toolbar)
Inserts a form that was defined in the Form Designer as a control on the current form. (Gallery)
Creates an AWT-based multiline text area with editing capability. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based input single-line field. By choosing a data type in the Designer, you can restrict input to a specific type of data. You can also choose the password option so that the characters the user types are masked from view. (Version 2 toolbar)
Creates a SilverStream timer control that can fire events at specified intervals. It is not visible at runtime. (Common or Version 2 toolbar)
Creates an AWT-based tree control that presents hierarchical data as collapsible and expandable nodes. (Version 2 toolbar)
Inserts a view defined in the View Designer. (Gallery)