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==Syntax==
 
==Syntax==
 
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===Syntax terms===
 
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<td>A reference to an instance of a <var>ScreenField</var> object.</td></tr>
 
<td>A reference to an instance of a <var>ScreenField</var> object.</td></tr>
 
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<td>An enumeration of type <var>Highlight</var> (see below) setting <var class="term">sField</var>'s new hightlight.</td></tr>
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<td>An enumeration of type <var>Highlight</var> (see below) setting <var class="term">sfield</var>'s new hightlight.</td></tr>
 
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==Usage notes==
 
==Usage notes==
<ul><li>  Under either of these conditions, which are not detectable by the screen methods, the display may not show the intended colors:
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<ul><li><var>Highlight</var> lets you set highlights regardless of the actual terminal type, although some terminals may not display these attributes correctly.
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<li>  Under either of these conditions, which are not detectable by the screen methods, the display may not show the intended colors:
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<li><var>Highlight</var> lets you set highlights regardless of the actual terminal type, although some terminals may not display these attributes correctly.
 
<li>Many terminal emulator programs allow local customization of highlighting attributes.
 
<li>Many terminal emulator programs allow local customization of highlighting attributes.
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<li>Default field highlights may be set by the <var>[[ProtectedHighlight_(Screen_property)|ProtectedHighlight]]</var> or <var>[[UnprotectedHighlight_(Screen_property)|UnprotectedHighlight]]</var> properties.
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==Examples==
 
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==See also==
 
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<ul><li>Default field highlights may be set by the <var>[[ProtectedHighlight_(Screen_property)|ProtectedHighlight]]</var> or <var>[[UnprotectedHighlight_(Screen_property)|UnprotectedHighlight]]</var> properties.
 
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Revision as of 18:04, 20 November 2012

Set or return the highlight attribute for screenfield (ScreenField class)

The Highlight property sets or returns the value of the highlight for a ScreenField. The Highlight enumeration provides the highlight value.

This attribute is initially set for a field by the AddField method.

Syntax

%currentHighlight = sfield:Highlight sfield:Highlight = newHighlight

Syntax terms

%currentHightlight An enumeration of type Highlight to get sField's current hightlight.
sfield A reference to an instance of a ScreenField object.
newHightlight An enumeration of type Highlight (see below) setting sfield's new hightlight.

Usage notes

  • Under either of these conditions, which are not detectable by the screen methods, the display may not show the intended colors:
    • Highlight lets you set highlights regardless of the actual terminal type, although some terminals may not display these attributes correctly.
    • Many terminal emulator programs allow local customization of highlighting attributes.
  • Default field highlights may be set by the ProtectedHighlight or UnprotectedHighlight properties.

Examples

For an example using Highlight method calls, see "Screen object sample code".

See also