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Issue 2.5


Custom Classes

Creating a statictext subclass

Issue: 2.5 (May/June 2004)
Author: Thomas J. Cunningham
Author Bio: Thomas is a hobbyist programmer who enjoys sharing the RB loving with others. He makes his home in the 50th State on the island of Maui.
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Welcome back, newbies! For this month's column I would like to discuss what I consider to be one of the first steps toward becoming an intermediate REALbasic user -- creating and using custom classes. This involves, more often than not, subclassing existing classes.


First, so we're all on the same page, let's briefly define what it means to be a class. A class is a blueprint, or prototype, that defines the variables and the methods common to all objects of a certain kind.

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