Re: 4D Write Pro (WP) Area and ST INSERT EXPRESSION

2018-10-09 Thread Pat Bensky via 4D_Tech
Something like ... *ST INSERT EXPRESSION*(WriteProArea;"String(Current date;System date long)") for example. On Tue, 9 Oct 2018 at 17:50, David Ringsmuth via 4D_Tech < 4d_tech@lists.4d.com> wrote: > Insert expression and Get expression seem to not be pre-implemented in the > 4D v17 Write Pro

Re: 4D Write Pro (WP) Area and ST INSERT EXPRESSION

2018-10-09 Thread John DeSoi via 4D_Tech
You can use the 4D formula editor with the EDIT FORMULA command. I don't use 4D Write, but I implemented the formula editor for styled text fields (used to implement a markdown editor). Editing (by double click) or inserting a formula is something like this: GET

4D Write Pro (WP) Area and ST INSERT EXPRESSION

2018-10-09 Thread David Ringsmuth via 4D_Tech
Insert expression and Get expression seem to not be pre-implemented in the 4D v17 Write Pro area. The documentation indicates this should be managed by the developer, along with “Allowed Methods”. I think the UI for this provide access to allowed tables, fields, methods and commands. If you