You can perform the following tasks on a component:
Using the Text Editor requires that you have some knowledge of the WebFOCUS language. You must be familiar with the types of commands, how to use them, and where to place them in a request.
Tip: You can edit a component with the Text Editor. Right-click the component and choose Edit Text. The Text Editor opens, displaying the component syntax. For information about the Text Editor, see Editing Application Components as Text in Developer Studio.
The appropriate tool opens.
The Check window opens, displaying the code produced by the tool and any errors that exist. The source code for your component and any errors that may exist are displayed. The following image is a Check window for the Define tool.
Note: You must press the Ctrl key to copy. Not pressing Ctrl before dragging moves the component.
The component is copied to the second window.
When you drag a component, its icon changes to show whether its target location is valid. If it is not valid, the cursor resembles a circle with a slash through the word Drop. When you have dragged the component to a valid location, the cursor resembles a small square with a plus sign (+) inside it.
Tip: You can move a component from one procedure to another by holding the left mouse button, and dragging the mouse pointer to the second Procedure window. Holding down the Ctrl key copies the component, whereas clicking and dragging moves the component.