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Guide Section: GUI of EASAPs | EASAP Tree: USER INTERFACE Branch

A SUB PANE is a box for grouping data entry objects for organizational purposes. SUB PANE's Child data entry objects collect and display data in the EASAP's interface.

By making use of the Layout: parameter, you can create user interfaces with multiple columns on a TABBED PANE’s Input region. This approach can improve the use of space on the GUI when no diagram is present on the TABBED PANE.

Tip: A common technique is to use a SUB PANE as the main Parent for a group of Child SUB PANE's and then to set its Layout: parameter to 'GRID' and its Show Border: parameter to 'FALSE'.

Optional Parameters:
Border:Label displayed on SUB PANE's border (DORs allowed)
Show if:Logical expression, if TRUE then pane shown, if FALSE then pane NOT shown
Enable if:Logical expression, if TRUE then pane enabled, if FALSE then pane NOT enabled
Layout:Specify placement of child objects within SUB PANE (default→Vertical, Horizontal, Horizontal Flow, Grid, Unequal Grid)
Grid:Defines number of rows,columns in grid of Child objects (e.g. 4,2)
Show Border:Show border rectangle: default→TRUE or FALSE
Label Width:Width in pixels for all object labels in SUB PANE
Style:A reference to a USER INTERFACE STYLE that controls the visual appearance of this SUB PANE.
Column Widths:Used in 'Spreadsheet compatibility' mode by the Excel Range Wizard. Not intended for direct input.
Row Heights:Used in 'Spreadsheet compatibility' mode by the Excel Range Wizard. Not intended for direct input.
Delimiter:Character to act as delimiter in DORs. default→%
Inherit Style:Should Child objects inherit the Style: of this SUB PANE? default→FALSE
Each Child Style: must be left blank or else it will take precedence over the Parent SUB PANE→Style:
Visual Compatibility:Select whether the content within the SUB PANE should mimic the look of an Excel spreadsheet: default→No
Show If Mode:Allows the entire row of objects to be hidden when Show If: is FALSE. This prevents a GRID layout from collapsing. default→NORMAL, ROW HIDING