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Forms: Examples: main, contacts, charts Examples: main, contacts, charts
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Types (GUI Elements): Examples: main_LB_Degrees, main_DD_CurrTerm Examples: main_LB_Degrees, main_DD_CurrTerm

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

Examples: main, contacts, charts

Types

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