JSMethod

Property Summary

Methods Summary

Properties Details

code

The full source code of this method (including doc and function declaration).

Returns String

Sample

var method = form.newMethod('function original() { application.output("Original function."); }');
application.output('original method name: ' + method.getName());
application.output('original method code: ' + method.code);
method.code = 'function changed() { application.output("This is another function."); }';
method.showInMenu = false;
var button = form.newButton('Click me!', 10, 10, 100, 30, method);

showInMenu

Flag that tells if the method appears or not in the "Methods" menu of Servoy Client.

Returns Boolean

Sample

var method = form.newMethod('function original() { application.output("Original function."); }');
application.output('original method name: ' + method.getName());
application.output('original method code: ' + method.code);
method.code = 'function changed() { application.output("This is another function."); }';
method.showInMenu = false;
var button = form.newButton('Click me!', 10, 10, 100, 30, method);

Methods Details

getArguments()

Gets the argument array for this method if that is set for the specific action this method is taken from. Will return null by default. This is only for reading, you can't alter the arguments through this array, for that you need to create a new object through solutionModel.wrapMethodWithArguments(..) and assign it again.

Returns Array Array of the arguments, null if not specified.

Sample

var frm = solutionModel.getForm("myForm");
var button = frm.getButton("button");
// get the arguments from the button.
// NOTE: string arguments will be returned with quotes (comp.onAction.getArguments()[0] == '\'foo\' evals to true)
var arguments = button.onAction.getArguments();
if (arguments && arguments.length > 1 && arguments[1] == 10) {
	// change the value and assign it back to the onAction.
	arguments[1] = 50;
	button.onAction = solutionModel.wrapMethodWithArguments(button.onAction,arguments);
}

getName()

The name of the method.

Returns String A String holding the name of this method.

Sample

var method = form.newMethod('function original() { application.output("Original function."); }');
application.output('original method name: ' + method.getName());
application.output('original method code: ' + method.code);
method.code = 'function changed() { application.output("This is another function."); }';
method.showInMenu = false;
var button = form.newButton('Click me!', 10, 10, 100, 30, method);

getScopeName()

Get scope name

Returns String

Sample

var methods = solutionModel.getGlobalMethods();
for (var x in methods)
	application.output(methods[x].getName() + ' is defined in scope ' + methods[x].getScopeName());

getUUID()

Returns the UUID of the method object

Returns UUID

Sample

var method = form.newMethod('function original() { application.output("Original function."); }');
application.output(method.getUUID().toString());

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