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== Argos Development - Variables == == General Rules ==
General Forumla: [form]_[type]_[purpose]
Casing: Camel case (modified)
* No spaces are allowed in variable names.
* An underscore is used to separate words when naming.
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=== Forms ===
Forms:
Examples: main, contacts, charts
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== Argos Development - Objects == === Types ===
Types (GUI Elements):
Examples: main_LB_Degrees, main_DD_CurrTerm
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BT (Button)
CB (Check Box)
CH (Chart)
DD (Drop Down List Box)
DT (Date Entry)
EB (Edit Box)
LB (List Box)
MB (Memo Box)
MC (Multi-Column List Box)
RB (Radio Button)

=== Purpose ===
The "purpose" should provide a what or how this object will be used.
Examples: sql_main_GetStudentID, main_DD_CurrTerm, main_LB_Donors

=== Other Types ===
Some variables are outside of the Form.
With these, we prefix them with the External Type first.
sql (SQL)
res (Results)

SQL variables:
Examples: sql_main_ChrtEnrl (an SQL variable to drive an enrollment chart on form Main … etc)

Results (from an on-screen multi-column or OLAP):
Examples: res_main_MC_AllEnrolled, res_contacts_OLAP_DonatePctTarget

Argos Naming Conventions

== General Rules == General Forumla: [form]_[type]_[purpose] Casing: Camel case (modified) * No spaces are allowed in variable names. * An underscore is used to separate words when naming.

Forms

Forms: Examples: main, contacts, charts

Types

Types (GUI Elements): Examples: main_LB_Degrees, main_DD_CurrTerm

BT (Button) CB (Check Box) CH (Chart) DD (Drop Down List Box) DT (Date Entry) EB (Edit Box) LB (List Box) MB (Memo Box) MC (Multi-Column List Box) RB (Radio Button)

Purpose

The "purpose" should provide a what or how this object will be used. Examples: sql_main_GetStudentID, main_DD_CurrTerm, main_LB_Donors

=== Other Types === Some variables are outside of the Form. With these, we prefix them with the External Type first. sql (SQL) res (Results)

SQL variables: Examples: sql_main_ChrtEnrl (an SQL variable to drive an enrollment chart on form Main … etc)

Results (from an on-screen multi-column or OLAP): Examples: res_main_MC_AllEnrolled, res_contacts_OLAP_DonatePctTarget