Book - Add Method

Add a new design instance

Member of Book (PRIM_BOOK)


Name Type Data Type Description
Result *Result (Optional) PRIM_BOOK.BookItem Reference to the new design instance
DesignType *Input PRIM_OBJT Name of the reusable part to be used to create a new design instance


The Add method is used to add specialized design type instances to the Book.
Design reusable parts must implement the Prim_Book.iBookDesign interface and inherit from the class specified in the Design property of the Book.
When using the Add method, Book no longer works like a LANSA list, and is intended for more advanced implementations.


Adding a specialized design type, in case a page for an Employee data object.
Mthroutine Name(AddItem)
   Define_Com Class(#Prim_Book.BookItem) Name(#Item) Reference(*Dynamic)
   #Item <= #Book.Add(#MyEmployeePage)
   #Item.RelatedReference <= #DataEmployee

See also

All Component Classes

Technical Reference

LANSA Version 15, April 2020