Xojo recently introduced the ability to add (aka draw) tables in PDFDocument using the PDFTable class and the PDFTableDataSource class interface together. Perhaps you already know how to use it, but what if you want to add a table using data from a RowSet? Continue reading and I will show you a technique that will have you doing just that!
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Starting with Xojo 2022r4 we’ve helped you clarify the minimum operating system needed for your compiled desktop apps to run on. You will be able to set the macOS minimum version required to run your compiled apps. Plus updated “Runs On” build settings for Windows 10/11 and Windows 7/8 compatibility. Continue reading to learn how!
Starting with Xojo 2022r3 it is possible to create and add tables to PDF documents using Xojo’s PDFTable class and the PDFTableDataSource class interface. Among…
While PDFTable and PDFDataTableSource ease the way to render tables in your PDF documents on Desktop, Web, Raspberry Pi and Console projects (iOS to come!) and are the big new features for PDFDocument in Xojo 2022r3, that’s not all that improved. There are additional features added to PDFDocument you might find helpful such as more control while using PDFForm and improvements to dealing with TOC indexes. Learn more about how to get advantage of these additions!
Xojo has very good graphics support. You can drop images into your project and use them with several controls. You can use the various Paint events to draw your own graphics. And there’s another source of graphics you may not have considered: emojis. Emojis can be used anywhere that text can be used because they are simply Unicode characters. That means they can be used in textfields, buttons, labels, popup menus, listboxes and more.
One of the PDFDocument features added in Xojo 2022r2 is the ability to encrypt PDF files created with Xojo. Continue reading and I will show you how.
The annotations feature on PDFDocument has been significantly extended in the release of Xojo 2022r2. Continue reading to learn about the new annotation types. Currently,…
I’ve learned over the years not to have any specific expectations from Apple’s WWDC keynote. Some years they introduce something big and new that we were pretty much expecting. Other years they blindside us. As the CEO of a company that creates tools for building apps for most of Apple’s ecosystem and given Apple’s history of secrecy, I’m understandably curious just how blindsided I might be each June. Fortunately, this year’s keynote was filled with features that ranged from mildly interesting to really awesome but all incremental improvements across Apple’s software line.
I know, I know, it’s not the usual thing to do when making presentations, but did you know that it is possible to create presentations using Xojo’s and PDF? If you’re interested in this little experiment, read on and I’ll show you how to do it using Xojo’s PDFDocument.
The DrawText method from the Graphics class offers a simple way to left-align text at the given X and Y coordinates, even applying a wrap value to wrap every line of the text block at the provided width value. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to do the same thing while aligning blocks of text to the right and center? Continue reading and I will show you a technique you can use as the starting point which you can fine-tune to your specific needs.