Tags:CanvasCbuilderDelphiGraphicsMultimediaPicturesHow to work with graphics and multimedia in C++Builder or Delphi?

Graphics and multimedia elements can add polish to your applications. C++Builder and Delphi offers a variety of ways to introduce these features into your application. To add graphical elements, you can insert pre-drawn pictures at design time, create them using graphical controls at design time, or draw them dynamically at runtime. To add multimedia capabilities, C++Builder...

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Tags:CbuilderComponentsDelphiHow to use the graphic controls in C++Builder or Delphi?

How many graphic controls does CBuilder or Delphi supply? The following components make it easy to incorporate graphics into an application.

Use this component: To display: TImage Graphics files TShape Geometric shapes TBevel 3-D lines and frames...

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Tags:DelphiWhat's the Grids?

Grids is the component which can display information in rows and columns. If you're writing a database application, use the TDBGrid or TDBCtrlGrid component described in "Using data controls." Otherwise, use a standard draw grid or string grid.What is the Draw Grid?

A draw grid (TDrawGrid) displays arbitrary data in tabular format. Write an OnDrawCell event handler to fill in the cells of the grid. The CellRect method returns the screen coordinates of a...

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Tags:CbuilderDelphiHelpHow to use Help and hint properties in C Builder or Delphi?

The Hint property contains the text string that appears when the user moves the mouse pointer over a control or menu item. To enable hints, set ShowHint to true; setting ParentShowHint to true causes the control's ShowHint property to have the same value as its parent's.

So when you design an user interface and you want it contains the hint function, do the following: Put the components on the form and set...

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Tags:C BuilderDelphiHow to use status bars and progress bars in C Builder or Delphi?

The status bars and progress bars both are belong to the Display controls in Windows Standard Components.

There are many ways to provide users with information about the state of an application. For example, some components--including TForm--have a Caption property that can be set at runtime. You can also create dialog boxes to display messages. In addition, the following components are especially useful for...

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Tags:C BuilderDelphiTheadercontrolTpagecontrolTtabcontrolHow to use Tab Controls and Page Controls and Header Controls in C Builder or Delphi?

The tab controls and page controls are both the useful controls we often use in the standard windows applications' development. Master these controls will give you a high level of user interface design.How to use Tab controls?

The tab control component (TTabControl) creates a set of tabs that look like notebook dividers. You can create tabs by editing...

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Tags:C BuilderDelphiTheadercontrolTpagecontrolTpanelTtabcontrolUser InterfaceHow to use Grouping controls in C Builder or Delphi?

A graphical user interface is easier to use when related controls and information are presented in groups. C++Builder and Delphi provides several components for grouping components: 

Use this component: When you want this: TGroupBox A standard group box with a title...

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Tags:C BuilderDelphiTpanelHow to use Panels in C Builder or Delphi?

The TPanel component provides a generic container for other controls. Panels are typically used to visually group components together on a form. Panels can be aligned with the form to maintain the same relative position when the form is resized. The BorderWidth property determines the width, in pixels, of the border around a panel.

You can also place other controls onto a panel and use the Align property to ensure proper...

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Tags:C BuilderDelphiHow to use Tree view?

A tree view (TTreeView) displays items in an indented outline. The control provides buttons that allow nodes to be expanded and collapsed. You can include icons with items' text labels and display different icons to indicate whether a node is expanded or collapsed. You can also include graphics, such as check boxes, that reflect state information about the items. Indent sets the number of pixels horizontally separating items from their parents....

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