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ClarisWorks 5.0 Dictionary

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Index

  1. Standard Suite
  2. ClarisWorks Suite
  3. ClarisWorks Text Suite
  4. ClarisWorks Database Suite
  5. ClarisWorks Spreadsheet Suite
  6. ClarisWorks Graphics Suite
  7. ClarisWorks Communications Suite
  8. Abstract types

Standard Suite: Common terms for most applications

Classes:

class info: Get information about an object class

class info type class -- the object class about which information is requested

[Result: type class info] -- a record containing the object's properties and elements

Events:

close: Close an object

close reference -- the object to close

[saving 'savo'] -- specifies whether or not changes should be saved before closing

[saving in alias] -- the file in which to save the object

[as file type type class] -- the type of file in which to save the document

[using translator international text] -- the name of the XTND translator to use to save the document

count: Return the number of elements of a particular class within an object

count reference -- the object whose elements are to be counted

each type class -- the class of the elements to be counted.

Result: integer -- the number of elements

data size: Return the size in bytes of an object

data size reference -- the object whose data size is to be returned

[as type class] -- the data type for which the size is calculated

Result: integer -- the size of the object in bytes

delete: Delete an element from an object

delete reference -- the element to delete

duplicate: Duplicate object(s)

duplicate reference -- the object(s) to duplicate

[to location reference] -- the new location for the object(s)

Result: reference -- to the duplicated object(s)

exists: Verify if an object exists

exists reference -- the object in question

Result: boolean -- true if it exists, false if not

make: Make a new element

make

new type class -- the class of the new element.

at location reference -- the location at which to insert the element

[with data anything] -- the initial data for the element

[with properties record] -- the initial values for the properties of the element

Result: reference -- to the new object(s)

move: Move object(s) to a new location

move reference -- the object(s) to move

to location reference -- the new location for the object(s)

Result: reference -- to the object(s) after they have been moved

open: Open the specified object(s)

open alias -- list of objects to open

[using translator international text] -- the name of the XTND translator to use to open the file

[as document type DR/WP/SS/DB/PT/CM] -- the type of ClarisWorks document as which to open the file

[with password plain text] -- the password to use

print: Print the specified object(s)

print alias -- list of objects to print

[merge alias] -- list of database files to merge

[one copy boolean] -- print one copy without displaying the print dialog?

quit: Quit an application program

quit

[saving 'savo'] -- specifies whether to save currently open documents

save: Save a document

save document -- the document to save

[in alias] -- the file in which to save the document

[as file type type class] -- the type of file in which to save the document (e.g., PICT, TEXT, MW2D)

[using translator international text] -- the name of the XTND translator to use to save the document

[stationery boolean] -- save the document as stationery?

[backup boolean] -- save a copy of the document in the new location?

Classes:

Class application: An application program

Plural form:

applications

Elements:

document by numeric index, by name, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

window by numeric index, by name, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

palette by numeric index, by name, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

menu by numeric index, by name, by ID

library by numeric index, by name

slide by numeric index

Properties:

frontmost boolean [r/o] -- Is this the frontmost application?

name international text [r/o] -- the name

selection selection object -- the selection visible to the user

version version [r/o] -- the version of the application

user name international text [r/o] -- the name of the user to whom the application is registered

company name international text [r/o] -- the name of the company to which the application is registered

registration number international text [r/o] -- the registration number of this copy of the application

XTND translators a list of XTND translator [r/o] -- BOGUS (DataViz!) list of XTND translators available to the application

current slide slide -- the current slide being displayed in a slide show

editing styles boolean -- true if application is currently editing a style

clipboard anything [r/o] -- the clipboard

preferences application preferences -- application preferences

default document preferences document preferences -- application preferences

name international text [r/o] -- the application’s name

Class character: A character

Plural form:

characters

Elements:

character by numeric index, as a range of elements

text as a range of elements

Properties:

color RGB color -- the color

font text -- the name of the font of the character

size real -- the size in points of the character

writing code 'intl' [r/o] -- the script system and language of the character

style text style info -- the text style of the character

uniform styles text style info [r/o] -- the text styles which are uniform throughout the specified text

user style record -- the user style (and incremental attributes) defining the character’s appearance

merge field boolean [r/o] -- is this characters a merge field placeholder?

merge field name international text -- the name of the database field to be merged at this point in the text

merge field data international text [r/o] -- the contents of the database field to be merged at this point in the text for the current record; undefined if not merging

drawing area drawing area [r/o] -- the character’s drawing area (only for embedded graphics)

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class document: an open document

Plural form:

documents

Elements:

window by numeric index, by name, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

page by numeric index, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

header

footer

pattern by numeric index

texture by numeric index

gradient by numeric index

Properties:

text body text [r/o] -- the document’s text

drawing area drawing area [r/o] -- the document’s drawing area

painting painting [r/o] -- the document’s painting

spreadsheet spreadsheet [r/o] -- the document’s spreadsheet

database database [r/o] -- the document’s database

connection connection -- the document’s connection

terminal terminal -- the document’s terminal

file transfer file transfer -- the document’s file transfer

stylesheet stylesheet [r/o] -- the document’s stylesheet

preferences document preferences -- document preferences

modified boolean -- has the document been modified since the last save?

page setup print record -- the document’s page setup

margins rectangle -- the document’s margins

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the document

index integer [r/o] -- the document number

document kind DR/WP/SS/DB/PT/CM [r/o] -- the document kind

file alias [r/o] -- the document’s file

title plain text -- the title of the document

author plain text -- the author of the document

version plain text -- the version of the document

keywords plain text -- the keywords of the document

category plain text -- the category of the document

description plain text -- the description of the document

selection selection object -- the current user selection or insertion point for the document

merge file alias -- the database file with which to merge

merge record small integer -- the record index of the database record currently being merged

merge boolean -- is merge field data currently being shown?

autohyphenate boolean -- automatically hyphenate as you edit and type new text?

date format numeric date/short abbreviated date/short date/long abbreviated date/long date -- format to use when displaying dates

fractional character widths boolean -- use fractional character widths when drawing text?

smart quotes boolean -- use smart quotes?

side handles boolean -- use side handles (for a total of 8) when displaying object selection?

polygon autoclose boolean -- automatically close polygons?

show invisibles boolean -- show invisible characters in text?

color palette size 256 colors/81 colors -- type of palette to use to display color choices

autosmooth boolean -- automatically smooth freehand?

gradient drawing faster/better -- method to use for displaying gradients

shift constraint integer -- the angle at which the shift key constrains the mouse

character delay integer -- the number of 60ths of a second to delay per character when pasting text to a connection

line delay integer -- the number of 60ths of a second to delay per line when pasting text to a connection

save screen boolean -- save the screen to the scrollback before clearing?

capture type port/screen -- location from which to capture text

scrollback limit boolean -- limit the scrollback to a maximum size?

scrollback maximum integer -- maximum size of the scrollback (units are specified by scrollback type)

scrollback type lines/bytes/screens -- units for the maximum scrollback size

open option open connection/wait for connection/do nothing -- action to perform when opening the communications document

transfer folder alias -- the default folder for received files

name international text [r/o] -- the document’s name

Class file: A file

Plural form:

files

Properties:

stationery boolean [r/o] -- Is the file a stationery file?

Class selection object: the selection visible to the user

Properties:

contents type class [r/o] -- the contents of the selection

Class text: text

Elements:

text as a range of elements

character by numeric index, as a range of elements

footnote by numeric index, as a range of elements

section by numeric index, as a range of elements

paragraph by numeric index, as a range of elements

word by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

font text -- the name of the font of the first character

style text style info -- the text style of the first character

user style record -- the user style (and incremental attributes) defining the first character’s appearance

size real -- the size in points of the first character

writing code 'intl' [r/o] -- the script system and language of the first character

uniform styles text style info [r/o] -- the text styles which are uniform throughout the specified text

length integer [r/o] -- length of the text

offset integer [r/o] -- offset of the text from the beginning of the enclosing text object

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class text style info: On and Off styles of text run

Plural form:

text style infos

Properties:

on styles a list of plain/bold/italic/outline/shadow/underline/double underline/superscript/subscript/strikethru/condense/extend/superior/inferior [r/o] -- the styles that are on for the text

off styles a list of plain/bold/italic/outline/shadow/underline/double underline/superscript/subscript/strikethru/condense/extend/superior/inferior [r/o] -- the styles that are off for the text

Class window: a document window

Plural form:

windows

Elements:

split by numeric index, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

pane by numeric index, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

'cBln' by numeric index

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the window’s name

document document [r/o] -- the document associated with the window

bounds bounding rectangle -- the boundary rectangle for the window

zoomed boolean -- Is the window zoomed?

position point -- upper left coordinates of the window

scale real -- the viewing scale (zoom percentage)

ruler ruler -- the ruler for this window

tools boolean -- is the tool panel for this window visible?

page view boolean -- is the window in page view?

database view browse view/find view/layout view/list view -- (for databases only) the view type for the database

Class insertion point: An insertion location between two objects

Plural form:

insertion points

ClarisWorks Suite: General terms for use with ClarisWorks

Events:

apply: Apply a user style to an object

apply reference -- the user style to apply

to reference -- the object to which to apply the style

arrange windows: Arrange windows, tiling or stacking them

arrange windows

by tiling/stacking -- how to arrange the windows

[direction horizontal/vertical] -- direction to tile windows

check spelling: Check the spelling of the of the specified text or object

check spelling

[of reference] -- the object or text to spell-check

[dialog boolean] -- display a dialog showing the misspelled words?

[Result: list] -- list of misspelled words

copy to clipboard: Copy the current selection to the clipboard

copy to clipboard

cut: Cut the current selection to the clipboard

cut

go to: Go to a specific slide

go to slide -- the slide to be displayed

[fade boolean] -- Specifies whether or not to fade when switching to the specified slide

[scaling boolean] -- Specifies whether to scale the slide to fit the screen

[center slide boolean] -- Specifies whether to center the slide on the screen

[cursor boolean] -- Specifies whether to make the cursor visible

[play movies boolean] -- Specifies whether to automatically play movies on the slide

[simultaneous boolean] -- Specifies whether to play movies simultaneously when automatically playing

[background RGB color] -- Specifies the color to use for the background of the slide

[border RGB color] -- Specifies the color to use for the border surrounding the slide

do script: Run the specified macro

do script plain text -- the name of the macro to run

find synonyms: Look up synonyms for the specified word in the thesaurus

find synonyms

for word -- the word to look up

[dialog boolean] -- display a dialog listing the synonyms?

[Result: synonym list] -- synonyms for the specified word

help: Display ClarisWorks’ onscreen help

help integer -- topic number

insert: Insert a file into a document

insert alias -- the file to insert

[at location reference] -- the location at which to insert the file

[using translator international text] -- the name of the XTND translator to use to import the document

[with fields plain text] -- the field order to use when inserting into a database (use "" to skip a field)

invoke assistant: Start an interactive session with a ClarisWorks assistant

invoke assistant plain text -- the name of the assistant to invoke

paste: Paste from the clipboard to the current selection

paste values/formulas/formats -- special things that can be pasted

[transpose boolean] -- transpose the data diagonally?

play: Start playing the specified object

play reference -- the object to play

reveal: Make the requested objects visible

reveal reference -- the object(s) to make visible

[in window reference] -- the window in which to display the objects

revert: revert to the last saved version of a document

revert document -- the document to be reverted

select: Select the specified object

select reference -- the object to be selected

sort: Sort an object by one or more of its elements. (Database or Spreadsheet)

sort reference -- the object to sort

[with key reference] -- the key element(s) on which to sort

[direction ascending/descending] -- the direction in which to sort

speak: Use PlainTalk to speak some text

speak plain text -- the text to speak

[using voice international text] -- the name of the PlainTalk voice to use

start slides: Start the slideshow for the current document

start slides

stop: Stop playing the specified object

stop reference -- the object to stop playing

stop slides: Stop the slideshow, returning to the normal application state

stop slides

remove: Unapply a user style to an object

remove reference -- the user style to apply

from reference -- the object from which to remove the style

Classes:

Class application preferences: preferences which apply globaly throughout the application

Properties:

terminal speech boolean -- speak text in communication documents?

WYSIWYG fonts boolean -- display WYSIWYG font menu?

arrow Keys move caret/change cells -- action to take in spreadsheet entry bar when arrow keys are pressed

enter mode enter mode/return mode/tab mode -- action to take in spreadsheet when Enter is pressed

old version warning boolean -- display warning alert when opening a document created by an older version?

locked file warning boolean -- display warning alert when opening a locked document?

paint reduction warning boolean -- display warning alert when size of new paint document is reduced due to memory constraints?

converted file suffix boolean -- append “[v4.0]” to documents converted from older formats?

preview boolean -- create a preview for saved documents?

custom icon boolean -- create a custom icon for saved documents?

startup option do nothing/show new/show open -- action to take when launched

default font text -- the name of the default font

remember translator boolean -- when saving, set the default export translator to be the same as the import translator?

mail quote type at bottom/at top -- when quoting mail in a reply, the quoting etiquette to use

word services boolean -- enable word services in the Writing Tools menu?

quote indent plain text -- when quoting mail, the text with which to indent each paragraph

connection tools a list of international text [r/o] -- connection tools available to the application

terminal tools a list of international text [r/o] -- terminal tools available to the application

file transfer tools a list of international text [r/o] -- file transfer tools available to the application

default connection connection -- default connection to use in new communication documents

default terminal terminal -- default terminal to use in new communication documents

default file transfer file transfer -- default file transfer to use in new communication documents

Class document preferences: preferences which apply to individual documents

Properties:

date format numeric date/short abbreviated date/short date/long abbreviated date/long date -- format to use when displaying dates (default for new documents)

fractional character widths boolean -- use fractional character widths when drawing text? (default for new documents)

smart quotes boolean -- use smart quotes? (default for new documents)

side handles boolean -- use side handles (for a total of 8) when displaying object selection? (default for new documents)

polygon autoclose boolean -- automatically close polygons? (default for new documents)

show invisibles boolean -- show invisible characters in text? (default for new documents)

color palette size 256 colors/81 colors -- type of palette to use to display color choices (default for new documents)

autosmooth boolean -- automatically smooth freehand? (default for new documents)

gradient drawing faster/better -- method to use for displaying gradients (default for new documents)

shift constraint integer -- the angle at which the shift key constrains the mouse (default for new documents)

character delay integer -- the number of 60ths of a second to delay per character when pasting text to a connection (default for new documents)

line delay integer -- the number of 60ths of a second to delay per line when pasting text to a connection (default for new documents)

save screen boolean -- save the screen to the scrollback before clearing? (default for new documents)

capture type port/screen -- location from which to capture text (default for new documents)

scrollback limit boolean -- limit the scrollback to a maximum size? (default for new documents)

scrollback maximum integer -- maximum size of the scrollback (units are specified by scrollback type) (default for new documents)

scrollback type lines/bytes/screens -- units for the maximum scrollback size (default for new documents)

open option open connection/wait for connection/do nothing -- action to perform when opening the communications document (default for new documents)

transfer folder alias -- the default folder for received files (default for new documents)

Class footer: the document’s footer

Plural form:

footers

Properties:

orientation left pages/right pages/all pages -- the orientation of the footer

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class header: the document’s header

Plural form:

headers

Properties:

orientation left pages/right pages/all pages -- the orientation of the header

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class library: a library of graphic objects

Plural form:

libraries

Elements:

graphic object by numeric index, by name

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the library

file alias [r/o] -- the library’s file

palette palette [r/o] -- the library’s floating palette

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class menu: A menu

Plural form:

menus

Elements:

menu item by numeric index, by name, as a range of elements

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the menu

id small integer [r/o] -- the menu id

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class menu item: A menu item. Use “select” to perform a menu item action.

Plural form:

menu items

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the menu

index integer [r/o] -- the menu item number

enabled boolean [r/o] -- is the menu item enabled?

checked boolean [r/o] -- is the menu item checked?

check character plain text [r/o] -- the character used to check this menu item

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class page: A page

Plural form:

pages

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the page number

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class palette: A floating palette window

Plural form:

palettes

Properties:

bounds bounding rectangle -- the boundary rectangle for the window

closeable boolean [r/o] -- Does the window have a close box?

titled boolean [r/o] -- Does the window have a title bar?

index integer -- the number of the window

floating boolean [r/o] -- Does the window float?

modal boolean [r/o] -- Is the window modal?

resizable boolean [r/o] -- Is the window resizable?

zoomable boolean [r/o] -- Is the window zoomable?

zoomed boolean -- Is the window zoomed?

visible boolean -- Is the window visible?

position point -- upper left coordinates of the window

name international text [r/o] -- the palette’s name

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class pane: A window pane

Plural form:

panes

Properties:

bounds bounding rectangle -- the bounds of the pane

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class pattern: a pattern

Plural form:

patterns

Class print record: Printer-specific page setup information

Plural form:

print records

Properties:

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class ruler: a ruler

Plural form:

rulers

Properties:

visible boolean [r/o] -- is the ruler visible?

ruler kind graphics ruler/text ruler [r/o] -- the type of ruler

unit lines/inches/millimeters/centimeters/picas/points [r/o] -- the unit of measurement of the ruler

divisions small integer -- the number of divisions per unit in this document’s rulers

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class ruler measurement info: a fixed value and its unit of measurement

Properties:

value real [r/o] -- the amount

unit lines/inches/millimeters/centimeters/picas/points [r/o] -- the unit of measurement applied to the value

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class slide: A slide which may be displayed in the slide show

Plural form:

slides

Properties:

index integer -- the number of the slide

transition mode opaque/transparent/hidden [r/o] -- the way the slide is displayed relative to previous slides

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class split: A split bar dividing two panes

Plural form:

splits

Properties:

position small integer -- the position of the split bar in the window

orientation horizontal/vertical [r/o] -- the orientation of the split bar

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class style attribute: an attribute of a user style

Plural form:

style attributes

Properties:

class type class [r/o] -- the attribute’s class

<Inheritance> record [r/o] -- subclass of record

Class stylesheet: stylesheet

Plural form:

stylesheets

Elements:

user style by numeric index, by name

Properties:

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class synonym list: a list of synonyms

Plural form:

synonym lists

Elements:

list

Properties:

speech part noun/verb/adjective/adverb/pronoun [r/o] -- the type of word

Class tab stop: a tab stop

Plural form:

tab stops

Properties:

tab type left/right/center/align on -- the tab’s alignment type

position real -- the tab’s position in the ruler

alignment character plain text -- (for align-on tabs) the character on which to align

fill character plain text -- the character with which to fill the tab space

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class texture: a texture

Plural form:

textures

Class user style: user-defined style

Plural form:

user styles

Elements:

style attribute by numeric index

Properties:

name international text -- the name of the user style

style type basic style/paragraph style/outline style/table style [r/o] -- the style type

base style user style -- the user style this one is based on

incremental styles a list of style attribute -- attributes applied to an object in addition to the user style

Class XTND translator: an XTND file translator

Plural form:

XTND translator

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the translator

translator type text translator/graphic translator/spreadsheet translator/database translator/spreadsheet or database translator [r/o] -- the translator type

translation import only translation/export only translation/import and export translation [r/o] -- the translations supported

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

ClarisWorks Text Suite: Terms for use with word processing

Classes:

Class footnote: a footnote

Plural form:

footnotes

Properties:

label plain text -- the label associated with this footnote

index integer [r/o] -- the index of this footnote in the text

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class paragraph: a paragraph

Plural form:

paragraphs

Elements:

character by numeric index, as a range of elements

footnote by numeric index

tab stop by numeric index

text as a range of elements

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the index of this paragraph in the text

level integer -- the outline level

left indent ruler measurement info -- the left indentation

right indent ruler measurement info -- the right indentation

first line indent ruler measurement info -- the initial indentation of the first line

line spacing ruler measurement info -- the space between the lines of a paragraph

space before ruler measurement info -- the space before a paragraph

space after ruler measurement info -- the space after a paragraph

label none/diamond label/bullet label/checkbox label/Harvard label/leader label/legal label/letter label/letter caps label/numeric label/Roman label/Roman caps label -- the outlining label type associated with a paragraph

justification left/right/center/full -- Justification of the text

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class section: a section

Plural form:

sections

Elements:

character by numeric index, as a range of elements

footnote by numeric index

tab stop by numeric index

text as a range of elements

'cTxC'

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the index of this section in the text

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

Class word: A word

Plural form:

words

Elements:

character by numeric index, as a range of elements

text as a range of elements

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the index of this word in the text

<Inheritance> text [r/o] -- subclass of text

ClarisWorks Database Suite: Terms for use with databases

Events:

hide: Hide a set of database records

hide reference -- the records to hide

search: search for a set of records, showing or hiding them

search database -- the database to search

[looking for record] -- records containing the search criteria

[omitting record] -- records containing the omission criteria

[matching plain text] -- a ClarisWorks formula specifying the records to be shown

[from all records/visible records] -- the set of records to search

Result: integer -- the number of records found

show: show a set of database records

show reference -- the records to show

Classes:

Class database: a database

Plural form:

databases

Elements:

layout by name, by numeric index

field by name, by numeric index

record by numeric index, as a range of elements, satisfying a test

report by name, by numeric index

db search by name, by numeric index

db sort by name, by numeric index

request by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

current record integer -- the current record

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class db search: a canned database search

Plural form:

db searches

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the search

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class db sort: a canned database sort

Plural form:

db sorts

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the sort

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class field: a database field

Plural form:

fields

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the field

index integer [r/o] -- the index of the field

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class layout: a database layout

Plural form:

layouts

Properties:

name international text -- the name of the layout

show multiple boolean -- show multiple records at a time?

index integer [r/o] -- the record number

drawing area drawing area [r/o] -- the character’s drawing area (only for embedded graphics)

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class record: a database record

Plural form:

records

Elements:

field by name, by numeric index

Properties:

visible boolean [r/o] -- is the record visible?

index integer [r/o] -- the record number

id small integer [r/o] -- the record id

creation date date [r/o] -- the date/time the record was created

modification date date [r/o] -- the date/time the record was last modified

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class report: a database report

Plural form:

reports

Properties:

name international text [r/o] -- the name of the report

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class request: a database request record

Plural form:

requests

Elements:

field by name, by numeric index

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the request number

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

ClarisWorks Spreadsheet Suite: Terms for use with spreadsheets

Events:

recalculate: Recalculate a spreadsheet

recalculate spreadsheet -- the spreadsheet to recalculate

Classes:

Class axis: axis

Plural form:

axes

Class cell: A cell

Plural form:

cells

Elements:

cell by numeric index, as a range of elements

row by numeric index, as a range of elements

column by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

formula text -- the formula of the cell

format general/currency/percent/scientific notation/fixed/numeric date/short abbreviated date/short date/long abbreviated date/long date/short time/long time/short military time/long military time -- the cell format

lock read only/read write -- Indicates whether value or formula in the cell can be changed

name plain text -- the name of the cell (e.g., "A1")

color RGB color -- the cell’s text color

font text -- the name of the font of the cell

size real -- the size in points of the cell text

writing code 'intl' [r/o] -- the script system and language of the cell text

style text style info -- the text style of the cell

fill color RGB color -- the fill color

fill pattern integer -- the fill pattern

alignment general/left/right/center -- justification of the text

decimal places integer -- digits of precision

commas boolean -- display numbers with thousands separators?

parentheses boolean -- display negative numbers in parentheses?

wrap boolean -- wrap text within a cell?

left border boolean -- draw a border on the left side of the cell?

top border boolean -- draw a border on the top of the cell?

right border boolean -- draw a border on the right side of the cell?

bottom border boolean -- draw a border on the bottom of the cell?

outline border boolean -- draw a border framing the range of cells?

user style record -- the user style (and incremental attributes) defining the cell’s appearance

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class chart: a graphic chart of spreadsheet data

Plural form:

charts

Elements:

axis

series

Properties:

range reference -- the spreadsheet range which is charted

chart kind bar chart/area chart/line chart/scatter chart/pie chart/pictogram chart/stacked bar chart/stacked area chart/XY line chart/XY scatter chart/high low chart/stacked pictogram chart -- the type of chart

title 'cChT' -- the title of the chart

legend 'cChL' -- the legend of the chart

in color boolean -- is the chart in color?

is shadowed boolean -- does the chart have a drop shadow?

three dimensional boolean -- are the chart bars three dimensional?

tilted boolean -- are the pies displayed tilted?

scale multiple boolean -- are multiple pies scaled based on their total data size?

square grid boolean -- does the X/Y grid have a square aspect?

series arrangement type class -- the arrangement of data within the spreadsheet for series (rows or columns)

row label boolean -- use numbers as labels in the first row?

column label boolean -- use numbers as labels in the first column?

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class chart title: a chart’s title

Properties:

position top left/top center/top right/center left/center center/center right/bottom left/bottom center/bottom right -- the position of the title relative to the chart

orientation horizontal/vertical [r/o] -- the orientation of the title

is shadowed boolean -- does the title have a drop shadow?

Class chart legend: a chart’s legend

Properties:

position top left/top center/top right/center left/center center/center right/bottom left/bottom center/bottom right -- the position of the legend relative to the chart

orientation horizontal/vertical [r/o] -- the orientation of the legend

is shadowed boolean -- does the legend have a drop shadow?

use symbol boolean -- should the legend display the series symbol?

Class column: A column

Plural form:

columns

Elements:

cell by numeric index, as a range of elements

row by numeric index, as a range of elements

column by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

name plain text -- the name of the column

index integer [r/o] -- the column number

width integer -- the width of the column in pixels

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class named range: a user-defined range of cells

Plural form:

named ranges

Elements:

cell by numeric index

Properties:

name international text -- the name of the range

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class row: A row

Plural form:

rows

Elements:

cell by numeric index, as a range of elements

row by numeric index, as a range of elements

column by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

index integer [r/o] -- the row number

height integer -- the height of the row in pixels

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class series: series

Properties:

picture picture -- the pictogram picture

repeating boolean -- does the pictogram repeat?

percent overlap small integer -- if the pictogram repeats, the percentage of it which overlaps

label data boolean -- should the series be directly labeled

position top left/top center/top right/center left/center center/center right/bottom left/bottom center/bottom right -- if the series is labled, the position of the label relative to the series

chart kind bar chart/area chart/line chart/scatter chart/pie chart/pictogram chart/stacked bar chart/stacked area chart/XY line chart/XY scatter chart/high low chart/stacked pictogram chart -- the type of chart

Class spreadsheet: A spreadsheet

Plural form:

spreadsheet

Elements:

row by numeric index, as a range of elements

column by name, by numeric index, as a range of elements

cell by name, by numeric index, as a range of elements

chart by numeric index

named range by name, by numeric index

Properties:

data bounds named range [r/o] -- the range that data occupies in the spreadsheet

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

ClarisWorks Graphics Suite: Terms for use with graphics

Classes:

Class arc: An arc

Plural form:

arcs

Properties:

arc angle small integer -- Angle of the arc in degrees

start angle small integer -- the angle that defines the start of the arc, in degrees

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class drawing area: Container for graphics and supporting information

Plural form:

drawing areas

Elements:

graphic object

Properties:

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class gradient: a gradient

Properties:

gradient kind linear/circular/burst [r/o] -- the type of gradient

colors a list of RGB color -- the reference colors of the gradient (1 - 4)

angle integer -- the angle for linear or circular gradients

offset real -- flip position for linear gradients; 0.0 = center, 1.0 = edge

bounds bounding rectangle -- the center for burst or circular gradients, relative to {0, 0, 100, 100}

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class group: Group of graphics

Plural form:

groups

Properties:

drawing area drawing area [r/o] -- the character’s drawing area (only for embedded graphics)

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class graphic object: two-dimensional objects

Plural form:

graphic objects

Properties:

bounds bounding rectangle -- the smallest rectangle that contains the entire graphic object

fill color RGB color -- the fill color

fill pattern integer -- the fill pattern

fill gradient integer -- the fill gradient

fill texture integer -- the fill texture

pen color RGB color -- the pen color

pen pattern integer -- the pen pattern

pen width real -- the pen width

rotation integer -- the rotation of this object in degrees from horizontal

definition rectangle bounding rectangle -- the rectangle used to define the object; this is usually the same as the bounds except when the object is rotated

text wrap no wrap/regular wrap/irregular wrap -- the way in which text should wrap around an object

wrap gutter ruler measurement info -- the amount of space to allow between an object and the text wrapping around it

lock read only/read write -- indicates whether or not the object may be moved, deleted, or modified

user style record -- the user style (and incremental attributes) defining the object’s appearance

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class line:

Plural form:

lines

Properties:

end point point -- the ending point of the line

arrow style no arrow/arrow at start/arrow at end/arrow at both ends -- the arrow style

start point point -- the starting point of the line

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class movie: a QuickTime movie

Plural form:

movies

Properties:

original bounds bounding rectangle -- the rectangle that bounds the object at normal size

loop none/forward/back and forth -- how the movie should loop while playing

playing boolean [r/o] -- is the movie currently playing?

rate real -- the rate at which the movie plays

direction forward/backward -- the direction the movie plays

duration real [r/o] -- the duration of the movie (at a rate of 1.0)

current time real -- the current time position within the movie

volume real -- the sound volume of the movie when playing

modified boolean -- has the movie been modified since the document was last saved?

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class oval:

Plural form:

ovals

Properties:

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class paint frame: a pixel map within a drawing area

Plural form:

paint frames

Properties:

painting painting [r/o] -- the object’s painting

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class picture: a QuickDraw picture

Plural form:

pictures

Properties:

original bounds bounding rectangle -- the rectangle that bounds the object at normal size

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class pixel: A pixel

Plural form:

pixels

Properties:

color RGB color -- the color

Class painting: A painting pixel map

Plural form:

paintings

Elements:

pixel by numeric index, as a range of elements

Properties:

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class polygon: A polygon

Plural form:

polygons

Elements:

vertex by numeric index

Properties:

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class rectangle: A rectangle

Plural form:

rectangles

Properties:

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class rounded rectangle: A rounded rectangle

Plural form:

rounded rectangles

Properties:

corner radius small integer -- the radius of the arcs used to draw the corners

round ends boolean -- should the shorter sides of the object be drawn by a half circle? (overrides corner radius)

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class spreadsheet frame: a spreadsheet within a drawing area

Plural form:

spreadsheet frames

Properties:

spreadsheet spreadsheet [r/o] -- the object’s spreadsheet

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class text frame: a text object within a drawing area

Plural form:

text frames

Properties:

text body text [r/o] -- the object’s text

<Inheritance> graphic object [r/o] -- subclass of graphic object

Class vertex: a vertex of a polygon

Plural form:

vertices

Properties:

vertex location point -- location of the vertex

control point 1 point -- location of first control point

control point 2 point -- location of second control point

smooth boolean -- true if control points are tied together

autosmooth boolean -- true if control points are auto-generated

ClarisWorks Communications Suite: Terms for use with communications

Events:

match: Match a string or idle time in a communications document

match connection -- the connection on which to match

with condition record -- list of conditions to match

Result: integer -- result code designating the condition matched

receive: Receive a file

receive alias -- the location for the to be received

via file transfer -- the file transfer to use to receive the file(s)

send: Send a file or text using the specified communications document. In order to send a list of files, the document's file transfer must support batch transfers.

send anything -- the file(s) or text to send

via document -- the communications document to use to send the text or file(s)

Classes:

Class condition record: a result code and a match condition: either a timeout or text

Plural form:

condition records

Properties:

result code integer [r/o] -- the result code returned upon successfully matching this condition

timeout integer [r/o] -- the number of seconds of idle time to match

match text plain text [r/o] -- the text to match

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class connection: a communications toolbox connection

Properties:

status disconnected/connected/connecting/disconnecting/waiting/answering [r/o] -- the connection’s status

name international text [r/o] -- the tool’s name

configuration international text -- the tool’s configuration

version version [r/o] -- the tool’s version number

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class file transfer: a communications toolbox file transfer

Properties:

status idle/sending/receiving [r/o] -- the file transfer’s status

name international text [r/o] -- the tool’s name

configuration international text -- the tool’s configuration

version version [r/o] -- the tool’s version number

batch boolean [r/o] -- can this tool send multiple files?

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Class terminal: a communications toolbox terminal

Properties:

text body text [r/o] -- the terminal’s text

scrollback text [r/o] -- the terminal’s scrollback text

name international text [r/o] -- the tool’s name

configuration international text -- the tool’s configuration

version version [r/o] -- the tool’s version number

<Inheritance> item [r/o] -- subclass of item

Abstract types: Abstract types used only for inheritance

 

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