Components and Toolbars
Frank D. Engel, Jr.
fde101 at fjrhome.net
Thu Jan 27 11:09:42 EST 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?
> use-revolution mailing list
> use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
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
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