Border color of graphic

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Mar 29 15:09:52 EDT 2016

Paul wrote:

 >> On Mar 28, 2016, at 9:00 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:
 >> How do we set border color for a graphic object (round rectangle
 >> style) never used them much in the past, now I'm all about graphic
 >> UI.
 >> We have the line width, but I don't see border in the colors for
 >> a graphic in the inspector of LC8 DP16
 > For a graphic object:
 > foregroundColor (forecolor) = border colour
 > backgroundColor (backColor) = fill colour

You can also use the firstColor and secondColor synonyms, respectively, 
and for the first one you can even use thumbColor, because synonyms are 
great except when they're not. ;)

 > I’m guessing you have the preference setting ‘Property Labels Are:’
 > set to ‘Name of LiveCode Property.

Why doesn't a tool for an English-like language display its native 
English-like property names by default?

Making that change is the first thing I encourage newcomers to do so 
they can learn faster, getting reinforcement of property names every 
time they use the Inspector.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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