Controls

The Controls object allows you to add, move and interact with controls.

Properties

LastClickedButton (This property is read-only.)

Controls.LastClickedButton

Gets the last Button that was clicked on the Graphics Window.

LastTypedTextBox (This property is read-only.)

Controls.LastTypedTextBox

Gets the last TextBox, text was typed into.

Events

ButtonClicked

Controls.ButtonClicked

Raises an event when any button control is clicked.

TextTyped

Controls.TextTyped

Raises an event when text is typed into any TextBox control.

Operations

AddButton

Controls.AddButton(caption, left, top)

Adds a button to the graphics window with the specified width and height.

caption

The caption to display in the button.

left

The x co-ordinate of the button.

top

The y co-ordinate of the button.

Returns

The button that was just added to the Graphics Window.

GetButtonCaption

Controls.GetButtonCaption(buttonName)

Gets the curent caption of the specified button.

buttonName

The Button whose caption is requested.

Returns

The current caption of the button.

SetButtonCaption

Controls.SetButtonCaption(buttonName, caption)

Sets the caption of the specified button.

buttonName

The Button whose caption needs to be set.

caption

The new caption for the button.

Returns

Nothing

AddTextBox

Controls.AddTextBox(left, top)

Adds a text input box to the graphics window with the specified width and height.

left

The x co-ordinate of the text box.

top

The y co-ordinate of the text box.

Returns

The text box that was just added to the Graphics Window.

AddMultiLineTextBox

Controls.AddMultiLineTextBox(left, top)

Adds a multi-line text input box to the graphics window with the specified width and height.

left

The x co-ordinate of the text box.

top

The y co-ordinate of the text box.

Returns

The text box that was just added to the Graphics Window.

GetTextBoxText

Controls.GetTextBoxText(textBoxName)

Gets the curent text of the specified TextBox.

textBoxName

The TextBox whose text is requested.

Returns

The text in the TextBox

SetTextBoxText

Controls.SetTextBoxText(textBoxName, text)

Sets the text of the specified TextBox.

textBoxName

The TextBox whose text needs to be set.

text

The new text for the TextBox.

Returns

Nothing

Remove

Controls.Remove(controlName)

Removes a control from the Graphics Window.

controlName

The name of the control that needs to be removed.

Returns

Nothing

Move

Controls.Move(control, x, y)

Moves the control with the specified name to a new position.

control

The name of the control to move.

x

The x co-ordinate of the new position.

y

The y co-ordinate of the new position.

Returns

Nothing

SetSize

Controls.SetSize(control, width, height)

Sets the size of the control.

control

The name of the control to be resized.

width

The width of the control.

height

The height of the control.

Returns

Nothing

HideControl

Controls.HideControl(controlName)

Hides an already added control.

controlName

The name of the control.

Returns

Nothing

ShowControl

Controls.ShowControl(controlName)

Shows a previously hidden control.

controlName

The name of the control.

Returns

Nothing