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Issue 18.6 ('Git')
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OOP Listbox (Part 4)

How using an object-oriented approach makes programming the Listbox easier and more fun

Issue: 18.6 (November/December 2020)
Author: Markus Winter
Author Bio: Markus is a Molecular Biologist who taught himself REALbasic programming in 2003 to let the computer deal with some exceedingly tedious lab tasks. Some call it lazy, he thinks it smart. He still thinks of himself as an advanced beginner at best.
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Xojo 2020 R1 has just introduced a customizable header for the Listbox. You can read more about it on Xojo's blog (https://blog.xojo.com/2020/09/08/customize-your-Listbox-headers/).

A look at the new Listbox

Now don't get me wrong, having a customizable header is a very welcome addition and I was itching to try it, however the implementation seems to be a bit of a mess. According to the blog, the height of the header is set by the font size for the Listbox, whether you want that or not:

"The header's height will adjust on macOS to fit the text size to the font size of your choice."

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