Components and Toolbars

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Thu Jan 27 10:09:42 CST 2005


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I haven't really bothered much with toolbars for what I am doing, but 
depending on your needs, you could always just put a bunch of buttons 
at the top of the window, hide the names and assign icons to them.  If 
you want the more toolbar-like look, you could put a long button behind 
them -- one which does not auto-hilite and which has no mouseUp handler 
(or an empty one); set the button style appropriately to be sure it 
still looks like a toolbar on each platform you build for (a standard 
button under OS X for example will not look like a toolbar at all).

But no, there is not really a standard toolbar component; this is 
something which (as demoed above) would not be hard to "fake" when 
building an app, and all too often Windows-type toolbars are 
abused/overused in software anyway (even with environments like KDE - I 
have seen KDE apps present users with a full FOUR ROWS of toolbars!)


On Jan 27, 2005, at 5:38 AM, Jonathan Buckland wrote:

> Hi All
>
> I am currently evaluating Runtime Revolution as I need to develop an
> application that runs on both windows and Mac. I am a full time
> developer using VB6 and VB.NET currently.
>
> The one aspect of Rev is that it does not have many visual components,
> for example a toolbar.
>
> How to you folks create toolbars in Rev? Are there any other 
> components around?
>
> Thanks
>
>
> Jonathan
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>
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>

$ ln -s /usr/share/kjvbible /usr/manual
$ true | cat /usr/manual | grep "John 3:16"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten 
Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have 
everlasting life.
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