UIControllerAllowBrowse Property

Gets or sets the value determining if the Browse activity is allowed


Namespace: Firefly.Box
Assembly: Firefly.Box (in Firefly.Box.dll) Version: debug-master-v:33791
public bool AllowBrowse { get; set; }

Property Value



The Browse activity can be set before the execution of the UIController or the user can raise the SwitchToBrowseActivity command to switch to it. While in Browse activity, the user cannot make any changes to the values but can use incremental search


Deferent Activity
This example is based on test data. The code for the entities included in this test data can be found in the documentation of Entity
This example uses automatic tools to generate parts of the user interface. Those tools can be found in the example of the documentation of Form
using Firefly.Box;
using Firefly.Box.UI;

namespace TestFirefly.Box.Documentation
    public class DemoSwitchActivities
        public void Run()
            var jobs = new Pubs.Jobs();

            var uic = new UIController
                From = jobs,
                AllowBrowse = true,//the default
                AllowDelete = true,//the default
                AllowInsert = true,//the default
                AllowUpdate = true,//the default

                View = UITools.GenerateFormWithGridFor("Jobs and activities",
                                                       "Press the buttons below to switch between the deferent activities, notice that the title displays the current activity",
            //Set the form title according to the activity
            uic.ActivityChanged += () => uic.View.Text = "The Activity is " + uic.Activity.ToString();

            var switchToInsert = new Button
                Text = "Switch To Insert",
                Width = 100
            switchToInsert.Click += (a, b) => uic.Raise(Command.SwitchToInsertActivity);

            var switchToBrowse = new Button
                Text = "Switch To Browse",
                Width = 100
            switchToBrowse.Click += (a, b) => uic.Raise(Command.SwitchToBrowseActivity);

            var switchToUpdate = new Button
                Text = "Switch To Update",
                Width = 100
            switchToUpdate.Click += (a, b) => uic.Raise(Command.SwitchToUpdateActivity);

            var insertRow = new Button { Text = "Insert Row" };
            insertRow.Click += (a, b) => uic.Raise(Command.InsertRow);

            var deleteRow = new Button { Text = "Delete Row" };
            deleteRow.Click += (a, b) => uic.Raise(Command.DeleteRow);

            UITools.AddControlsToForm(uic.View, switchToInsert, switchToBrowse, switchToUpdate, insertRow, deleteRow);


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