How to Adding Graphics to Controls in C++Builder

Several controls let you customize the way the control is rendered. These include list boxes, combo boxes, menus, headers, tab controls, list views, status bars, tree views, and toolbars. Instead of using the standard method of drawing a control or its items, the control’s owner (generally, the form) draws them at runtime. The most common

How to use a Web graphic to be the desktop background picture

How to use a Web graphic to be the desktop background picture? We all know today’s internet has many many good resources, such as many beautiful pictures. If you found a good picture and you like it very much, you can right-click it from the webbrowser and save it to your computer, and then set it to be

How to set Windows so all the folders display in a same view

How to set Windows so all the folders display in a same view? Each folder in My Computer or My Documents can have its own view. That’s useful for folders like My Music or My Pictures, because you can look at your digital photos in Thumbnails or Filmstrip view, and see your song titles in Tiles

How to use the keyboard shortcut to navigate menus in Windows XP

How to use the keyboard shortcut to navigate menus in Windows XP? You can speed up tasks in almost any program by choosing menu items using your keyboard instead of your mouse. This operation is particularly handy when you’re performing repetitive tasks. To control menus using your keyboard 1. With your program open, press the

How to Implement IExtendedHelpViewer and IHelpSelector in C Builder

Implementing IExtendedHelpViewer ICustomHelpViewer only provides direct support for keyword-based Help. Some Help systems (especially WinHelp) work by associating numbers (known as context IDs) with keywords in a fashion which is internal to the Help system and therefore not visible to the application. Such systems require that the application support context-based Help in which the application

Specify Default Project, Main Form and Use the Help System Interfaces in C Builder

Specifying a default project, new form, and main form By default, when you choose File|New|Application or File|New|Form, C++Builder displays a blank form. You can change this behavior by reconfiguring the Repository: Choose Tools|Repository. If you want to specify a default project, select the Projects page and choose an item under Objects. Then select the New

How to Use the Object Repository to Share Items in C++Builder Projects

Using the Object Repository The Object Repository (Tools|Repository) makes it easy share forms, dialog boxes, frames, and data modules. It also provides templates for new projects and wizards that guide the user through the creation of forms and projects. The repository is maintained in BCB.DRO (by default in the BIN directory), a text file that

How to Use the Project Templates in C Builder

Using project templates Templates are predesigned projects that you can use as starting points for your own work. To create a new project from a template: Choose File|New|Other to display the New Items dialog box. Choose the Projects tab. Select the project template you want and choose OK. In the Select Directory dialog, specify a

How to Display the Keyword-based Help and Tables of Contents in C Builder

Displaying keyword-based Help Help requests typically come through to the Help viewer as either keyword-based Help, in which case the viewer is asked to provide help based upon a particular string, or as context-based Help, in which case the viewer is asked to provide help based upon a particular numeric identifier. CLX: Numeric help contexts are