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