Starting with Release 4.0, the definition of page windows is required for the alphanumeric Form Painter only. If you use the graphical Form Painter, you can use the mouse to place the windows on the page (drag & drop, cut & paste). For more information on the graphical Form Painter, refer to BC - Style and Form Maintenance.
If you use the alphanumeric Form Painter, proceed as follows:
When defining windows and pages, you do not yet determine the position and spacing of the texts to be output. To do this, you combine a window and a form page to create a so-called page window. A page window defines the rectangular output area in the output medium (for example, DIN A4 paper page) by specifying the left upper edge of the output area and its width and hight.
When defining a page window, you determine
In this example, the user positions the individual windows (previously defined by a user) on the page FIRST by specifying the corresponding coordinates. The user can choose between different measurement units the system offers (LN = Lines, CH = Character, and so on).