There is a phenomenon in APPX development (or any language, for that matter) that we call 'Programming with your dog'. Essentially, it's this: You are trying to make something work, and it doesn't. After much effort, you finally ask someone else to help you. In the process of verbalizing your problem to them, the light bulb goes off, and you understand why it doesn't work. The person you asked for help didn't do anything other than stand there while you described your problem. In other words, you may as well have been talking to your dog, hence 'Programming with your dog'. By the way, if you find yourself in the position of the listener, the correct response when the other person solves their problem is 'woof'.
With that in mind, we present a collection of undocumented APPX tips and techniques that we have discovered or have been told about.
Designer Sort Order
Determining the current KeyPath
'Drill Down' Inquiries
Drawing Lines (4.2 Only)
Dynamic Screen Size/Position
Designing PDF Forms
Parent/Child Relationships RevisitedR
PRINT SUMMARY ONLY
Using PUSH/POP to automate keystrokes
Setting Environment VariablesT
Suggest a value in Drop Down list
Select a Record and Run Optional Child with one click
String Comparisons with Regular Expressions
Unattended File ReorganizationsW
Undocumented ILF Editor Tips
Undelete in ILF editor
Using Outputs to Generate Unique Filenames
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