[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Greyed items in a Dialog

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Tue, 18 May 1999 15:26:10 -0400
Thanks again Mel. I like the pict idea the best!

Mel & Carol Patrick wrote:

> The easiest way is to use a PICT that you draw (up arrow), define the
> dialog item as a PICT, enable it.
> 
> Then handle the click on that item when the user does it (draw an indented
> pict or something like that).
> 
> To get more fancy, you need a CDEF (I use Jims CDEF's a lot). CDEF is short
> for control definition.
> 
> I use Resourcerer so its a little easier, but basically you define a
> CONTROL item and then use the CDEF's RES# (*16) plus any variations for the
> CDEF in the CNTL resource for the DLOG control. This lets you use stuff
> like the little arrows as in Apples Date and Time control panel, tab panels
> (ala Microsloth), and all sorts of things.
> 
> That might sound confusing, but I have a sample of using a Font & Size
> popup menu in a DLOG if you want to see how its done.
> 
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