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Autoboxing is the automatic conversion that Java compiler makes between primitive types and their corresponding object wrapper classes. Example, converting int -> Integer, double -> Double... If the conversion goes the other way, this is called unboxing. Typically, this is used in Collections that cannot hold other than Objects, where boxing primitive types is needed before setting them in the collection.

The Flexible Box module, or just 'flexbox' for short, is a box model designed for user interfaces, and it allows users to align and distribute space among items in a container such that elements behave predictably when the page layout must accommodate different, unknown screen sizes. A flex container expands items to fill available space and shrinks them to prevent overflow.

Example on how to add a spell check box to a WindowsForms application. This example DOES NOT require Word to be installed nor does it use Word in any way.

It uses WPF Interop using the ElementHost control to create a WPF UserControl from a WPF TextBox. WPF TextBox has a built in function for spell check. We are going to leverage this built in function rather than relying on an external program.

Acumatica ERP lets you define attributes for flexible, meaningful classification of an Entity (Lead, Stock/Non-Stock Items Etc.) as required for your company’s specific needs. An attribute is a property that enables you to specify additional information for objects in the system. Attributes are defined in the context of a class which is a grouping of the business accounts (including leads, opportunities, customers, and cases), Stock and Non-Stock items by one or more of their properties.

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