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Issue 3.6


Control Panel Library

Indicator Class

Issue: 3.6 (July/August 2005)
Author: Joe Nastasi
Author Bio: Joe Nastasi is the president of Pyramid Design, a software development firm and the developers of A-OK! Spacecraft Simulation System and FTP Suite.
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Article Length (in bytes): 8,400
Starting Page Number: 38
Article Number: 3618
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Having discussed the Panel Class last session, we will now focus on the individual panel entity classes: IndicatorClass, AnalogGaugeClass, and SwitchClass. All of these classes are based on the PanelEntityClass discussed in issue 3.4.


This class is the simplest of our controls. It just switches 2D pictures, stored as a shapes, by changing the Shape property to reflect the current indicator state.


Height as Integer -- A local property that contains the height of the indicator.

Width as Integer -- A local property that contains the width of the indicator.

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