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4.7.2. Edit "Standard Listbox Control" properties.

     To edit standard listbox properties, you need to click "Edit Parameters" button. Parameters fields become active, and you can now edit their values:

4.7.2.1. Panel "Standard Parameters".

     Here you could change the next parameters:
1. Listbox description. Sometimes, it could be convenient to have description for each GUI component. Also, you could save time, using control description as tooltip for it, instead of writing big help files for your program.
2. Listbox  text attributes. Here you could select either standard Windows scheme for listbox controls, or use your own color scheme. Use "Select ListBox Text Color" and "Select ListBox Background Color" buttons to define custom color scheme for your control. Also, you can select "Transparent" or "Opaque" regime for text output.
4. Font for listbox lines. There are two possible variants - you could use standard Windows font, or select special font for your control. To do this, click on "Select New Font" and select font from standard dialog:

5. Listbox size and position. Here you could set the control top-left corner coordinates, its width and height. Also, you could dispose the control in preview mode, using "Select Listbox Size/Position in Preview Mode" button. WARNING. If you change some parameters, but not save them yet, then they're considered as "desired" values, not as "selected". Preview mode will work with "selected" parameters only, so you need to click "Save Parameters Value" and, again, "Edit Parameters" - now, if you call preview mode editing, then it'll work with accepted values.

 

Don't forget, please, to click "Save Parameters Values", to save your correction. Also, if you want to continue with this project design next day(s), then you should visit "File" panel and select "Save Current Project As"...

 

4.7.2.2. Panel "Listbox Styles".

     Here you could change the next parameters:
1. Type of listbox content. There're two variants for listbox content - it can contain your own data, or you can use predefined type - with hard disk directory content inside.
2. Listbox styles. Using these styles, you can define/select some additional features/behavior for this control.


Don't forget, please, to click "Save Parameters Values", to save your correction. Also, if you want to continue with this project design next day(s), then you should visit "File" panel and select "Save Current Project As"...

4.7.2.3. Panel "Window's Styles".

     Here you could change the next parameters:
1. Window styles used with list boxes. There are some windows styles ( parameters of Win32 API CreateWindowEx  function ), which can be used with list box control. You can easily select/delete them here.
2. Window extended styles used with list boxes. There are another set of CreateWindowEx parameters ( extended window styles ), which can be used with list box control, to modify control view.


Don't forget, please, to click "Save Parameters Values", to save your correction. Also, if you want to continue with this project design next day(s), then you should visit "File" panel and select "Save Current Project As"...