[ANN] rIDE 2.4

Mats Wilstrand mats.wilstrand at tapirsoft.com
Tue Dec 10 19:04:35 EST 2013

Dear All!


Here comes version 2.4 of rIDE!


The Property Inspector has been heavily updated and is now rather advanced.

It now handles multi-level customProperties and customPropertySets which 

can be inspected and edited freely. Fill- and strokeGradients are now

for inspection and editing. The editing handles of the gradients can be

even outside the window boundaries by dragging the "cross-arrows" in the


The Property Inspector treats native and custom controls in the same way. A
color property

of for example a button gets a clickable "Color Chooser to the right of the
value field.

Both the property name and value are analyzed to display proper controls for

The Inspector does the same with a custom Control. Try selecting a custom

for example a Data Grid, and then choose "Custom" from the Combo box at the
top of the 



Or you could try building your own custom control, add some custom
properties to it and 

inspect and edit. Here you can experiment with the property names and values
to see the 

effect in the Inspector. Choosing a property name ending with for example
"color" will have 

the Inspector display the same color editing controls for your custom
control as if it was a native.


You're probably guessing by now that these features aims at a streamlined
and consistent

mechanism for creating, editing and inspecting controls. And you're right!
Next version

of rIDE will get new and integrated tools for creating, editing and
inspecting native as well as 

custom controls.



Enjoy this rIDE!

Download: http://tapirsoft.on-rev.com/ride/


With my best regards,


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