Components and Toolbars

Judy Perry jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu
Thu Jan 27 14:07:08 CST 2005


Didn't somebody put together a demo on this a while ago?  I seem to recall
an example stack somewhere...

Judy

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:

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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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