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Issue 1.2


Interface for Windows

A better Windows interface for your application

Issue: 1.2 (October/November 2002)
Author: Christian Schmitz
Author Bio: Christian Schmitz has written several articles for the German magazine Macwelt and has made many cross platform applications using REALbasic.
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Article Length (in bytes): 5,307
Starting Page Number: 37
Article Number: 1118
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There are some things you can change so that your app looks and behaves more like a Windows application. In this column we will focus on some things you should keep in mind.


First, some notes about menus and Windows. Every menu handler needs to return true if the menu event was handled. If a menu handler does not return true Windows will play the system alert sound (the one you get using the command beep in Realbasic). See this example for a FileOpen Menu event handler:

Function Action As Boolean

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