AppearanceController Members

Constructors

Name Description
AppearanceController()

Creates an instance of the AppearanceController class.

Fields

Name Description
AppearanceActionType

For internal use.

AppearanceContextAny

For internal use.

AppearanceContextDetailView

For internal use.

AppearanceContextListView

For internal use.

AppearanceLayoutItemType

For internal use.

AppearanceViewItemType

For internal use.

ControllerActiveKey

Specifies one of the keys from the ActionBase.Active collection of a Controller's Controller.Actions. By default, this field value is "Controller active". You can use this field when working with the ActionBase.Active collection.

(Inherited from Controller)
ViewIsAssignedReason

Specifies the Controller.Active list's reason that indicates whether a View is assigned to the current ViewController.

(Inherited from ViewController)

Properties

Name Description
Actions

Provides access to a Controller's Action collection.

(Inherited from Controller)
Active

Provides access to a collection of reason/value pairs used to activate or deactivate a Controller, or determine its active state.

(Inherited from Controller)
Application

Provides access to an XafApplication object that can be used to manage the current application.

(Inherited from Controller)
Frame

Provides access to a Controller's Frame.

(Inherited from Controller)
IsInRefresh

Indicates whether or not the AppearanceController.Refresh method is currently being executed.

LockCount

Gets the number of Appearance Controller updates that are currently in progress.

Name

Returns a full name of a Controller's type.

(Inherited from Controller)
Tag

Provides access to the object that contains data about the Controller.

(Inherited from Controller)
TargetObjectType

Specifies the type of objects that must be represented by a View to provide View Controller activation.

(Inherited from ViewController)
TargetViewId

Specifies the identifier of the View for which the View Controller is activated, or a semicolon-separated list of identifiers if a View Controller targets multiple Views.

(Inherited from ViewController)
TargetViewNesting

Specifies whether the View for which a View Controller is intended must be root, nested or any.

(Inherited from ViewController)
TargetViewType

Specifies the type of the View, for which a View Controller is intended.

(Inherited from ViewController)
TypeOfView

Specifies the type of the View, for which a View Controller is intended.

(Inherited from ViewController)
View

Provides access to a View Controller's View.

(Inherited from ViewController)

Methods

Name Description
AppearanceBeginUpdate()

Prevents the AppearanceController from being updated until the AppearanceController.AppearanceEndUpdate method is called.

AppearanceEndUpdate()

Unlocks the AppearanceController after a call to the AppearanceController.AppearanceBeginUpdate method and resets the rules cache.

Clone(IModelApplication)

Clones a Controller.

(Inherited from Controller)
Create(Type)

Instantiates a Controller object of the specified type and raises it's Controller.AfterConstruction event.

(Inherited from Controller)
CustomizeTypesInfo(ITypesInfo)

Customizes business class metadata before loading it to the Application Model's BOModel node.

(Inherited from Controller)
GetRulesFromModel(IModelClass)

Returns the list of appearance rules declared in the specified IModelClass node.

Refresh()

Refreshes the conditional appearance provided by the Controllers registered in the Appearance Controller.

RefreshItemAppearance(IViewInfo, String, String, Object, Object, EvaluatorContextDescriptor)

Collects and applies the conditional appearance rules appropriate for the specified UI element with a context descriptor specified.

RefreshItemAppearance(IViewInfo, String, String, Object, Object[], EvaluatorContextDescriptor)

Collects and applies the conditional appearance rules appropriate for the specified UI element with a context descriptor specified.

RefreshItemAppearance(View, String, String, Object, Object)

Collects and applies the conditional appearance rules appropriate for the specified UI element.

RefreshItemAppearance(View, String, String, Object, Object, EvaluatorContextDescriptor)

Obsolete. Collects and applies the conditional appearance rules appropriate for the specified UI element with a context descriptor specified.

RefreshItemAppearance(View, String, String, Object, Object[], EvaluatorContextDescriptor)

Obsolete. Collects and applies the conditional appearance rules appropriate for the specified UI element with a context descriptor specified.

RegisterController(ISupportRefreshItemsAppearance)

Registers a Controller to refresh the conditional appearance of its UI elements in common scenarios.

ResetRulesCache()

Resets the cache of the rules collected by the Appearance Controller at the current moment.

SetView(View)

Sets a specified View for a View Controller.

(Inherited from ViewController)
UnRegisterController(ISupportRefreshItemsAppearance)

Removes a Controller from the list of registered Controllers.

Events

Name Description
Activated

Occurs when a Controller is activated.

(Inherited from Controller)
AfterConstruction

Occurs after a Controller is created.

(Inherited from Controller)
AppearanceApplied

Occurs after the conditional appearance is applied to the target UI element.

CollectAppearance

Obsolete. Occurs after conditional appearance rules for the target UI element are collected.

CollectAppearanceRules

Occurs after conditional appearance rules for the business object represented by the specified View are collected from the Application Model.

CustomApplyAppearance

Occurs before the conditional appearance is applied to the target UI element.

CustomCollectAllAppearanceRuleProperties

Occurs when appearance rules are collected. Use this event to provide the list of rules from a custom source.

CustomCreateAppearanceRule

Occurs when an AppearanceRule object is created.

CustomGetIsRulePropertiesEmpty

Occurs when the Appearance Controller collects the appearance rules and determines whether or not the specific IAppearanceRuleProperties object is empty.

Deactivated

Occurs after a Controller has been deactivated.

(Inherited from Controller)
FrameAssigned

Occurs after a Frame (Window) has been assigned to a Controller.

(Inherited from Controller)
ViewControlsCreated

Occurs after the controls have been created for the current Controller's ViewController.View if the Controller has already been activated.

(Inherited from ViewController)
ViewControlsDestroying

For internal use only.

(Inherited from ViewController)