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.
Posts related to Windows-specific development.
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.
Starting in Xojo 2022r2 you have the option to generate Program Database (PDB) files with your 64-bit Windows builds. If you’re unfamiliar with what PDB…
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 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.
The WebImageViewer control allow us to load and display any image retrieved from a given URL. Wouldn’t be nice to have that same kind of functionality in the Desktop and iOS versions of the ImageViewer? Continue reading and I’ll show you how to achieve just that.
Do you need to display all the font family members (styles and weights) available in your Windows computer? There is a simple way to do it using the RegistryItem class! Continue reading and I’ll show you how.
Xojo supports dark mode in most of the Desktop controls. However, the TabPanel control doesn’t yet support dark mode. But it can be made to support it. I use a segmented button and a PagePanel to overcome this and in the blog post, I’ll show you how.
Starting with Xojo 2021r3, the Windows IDE is now themed for dark mode. This is because we’ve added support for dark mode aware Windows apps. But wait, how is that even possible with Win32 controls?