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USER INTERFACE

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Save Screen Geometry

This How-Do-I demonstrates how 4D can automatically save – without any programming – the position of your windows, form objects, and values of certain objects (tabs, rulers, radio buttons, etc.).

Save screen geometry

 

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Rotate Text

This How-Do-I is about static text and non-enterable variables.

It shows you how to orient such text via the property list or by programming.

 

rotate text

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Duplicate Column

This How-Do-I is about listboxes.

It shows you how to programmatically duplicate and move a column.

 

Duplicate listbox column

 

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Set Drag Icon

How do you use your own custom icon to associate with an item being dragged and dropped?

This database will teach you how this new command lets you do it.

 

Set drag icon

 

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Listboxes

This version of the "Listboxes" example application shows you how 4D v14 can use styles (font color as well as background color) at the cell level.

 

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Library

The 4D Library example application allows you to manage students' books as well as loaning books to students. It uses listboxes in "selection" mode.

Library

 

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Invoices

The "Invoices" example application shows you a few of 4D's interface features.
  • The power of listboxes used in forms
  • The power of a process when completely independent dialogues are needed
  • The power of colors and links in order to make the structure clearer

 

Invoices

 

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4D Movies

This 4D v14 example application highlights the numerous interface possibilities brought to you by listboxes.

You will learn how to use transparency, how to hide/display headers and footers, and to style rows and cells.

 

4D Movies

 

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4D Objects

This database demonstrates all of 4D's interface objects.

To access each object, you can either click on the picture buttons on the left side of the form or select it directly from the drop-down menu. 

 

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4D Listbox

This example database demonstrates the Listbox object capabilities in 4D.

 

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