Special

Introducing the “Welcome to Xojo” Bundle!

New to Xojo and looking for guidance? We've put together a terrific bundle to welcome you! Xojo Bundle

This bundle includes six back issues of the magazine -- all of year 21 in printed book and digital formats -- plus a one-year subscription (beginning with 22.1) so you'll be learning all about Xojo for the next year. It's the perfect way to get started programming with Xojo. And you save as much as $35 over the non-bundle price!

This offer is only available for a limited time as supplies are limited, so hurry today and order this special bundle before the offer goes away!

Recent issues

Article Preview


Buy Now

Issue 2.5

COLUMN

A Statusbar for your Windows application

How to add a statusbar to a window.

Issue: 2.5 (May/June 2004)
Author: Christian Schmitz
Author Bio: Christian Schmitz is the creator of the Monkeybread Software REALbasic Plugins.
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 11,672
Starting Page Number: 42
Article Number: 2521
Resource File(s):

Download Icon 2521.zip Updated: 2013-03-10 14:40:44

Related Link(s): None

Excerpt of article text...

How do we add a statusbar to a window?

This article will explain how to make a nice class for a statusbar in REALbasic. Inside the class, all the declares will handle the low level functions calls and give you, as the user of this class, a nice interface to quickly implement a statusbar inside any REALbasic window.

Just launch REALbasic with a new project and create a new class. Call it "Statusbar". The first part of the article will add all the methods to this class and the second part will show how to use it.

Before we start adding methods, just create a new property, "handle as integer", inside the class. This property will store the ID of the statusbar which we get from the operating system.

Adding methods for the statusbar class

...End of Excerpt. Please purchase the magazine to read the full article.