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CustomItem Element for CustomEntry for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Defines what data is displayed by the control and how it is displayed. This element is used when defining a common control that can be used by all the views in the formatting file.

<CustomItem>
  <ExpressionBinding>...</ExpressionBinding>
  <NewLine/>
  <Text>TextToDisplay</Text>
  <Frame>...</Frame>
</CustomItem>

The following sections describe attributes, child elements, and the parent element of the CustomItem element. For more information, see Remarks.

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

 

Element Description

ExpressionBinding Element for CustomItem for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Optional element.

Defines the data that is displayed by the control.

Frame Element for CustomItem for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Optional element.

Defines how the data is displayed, such as shifting the data to the left or right.

NewLine Element for CustomItem for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Optional element.

Adds a blank line to the display of the control.

Text Element for CustomItem for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Optional element.

Adds text, such as parentheses or brackets, to the display of the control.

Parent Elements

 

Element Description

CustomEntry Element for CustomControl for Controls for Configuration (Format)

Provides a definition of the control.

When specifying the child elements of the CustomItem element, keep the following in mind:

  • The child elements must be added in the following sequence: ExpressionBinding, NewLine, Text, and Frame.

  • There is no maximum limit to the number of sequences that you can specify.

  • In each sequence, there is no maximum limit to the number of ExpressionBinding elements that you can use.



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