JvXPBar

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About

A port of JVCL's TJvXPBar control that can display an icon, a header and zero or more clickable items in its client area. Use a TJvXPBar control on a form to display an XP style group box with items that can be clicked.

Screenshot

  • Designing:

JvXPBarLaz design.JPG

  • Running:

JvXPBarLaz run.JPG

  • Running on openSuse 10.2 inside VirtualPC 2007 compiled with GTK 2.x (at this time doesn't work with GTK 1.x):

JvXPBarLaz run lin.JPG


Note: AFAIK VirtualPC can only emulate 16 bits per pixel resolution, thats why gradient has low quality, it should see better in real monitor.

Author

Sergio Samayoa

License

I guess the same as JVCL + Lazarus + FPC.

Download

From Lazarus CCR source forge.

Change Log

  • Version 1.0 (23.09.2007) - Initial version.
  • Still version 1.0 (24.09.2007) - Minor improvements and linux test.

Dependencies / System Requirements

  • LCL 1.0.
  • Tested with Lazarus 0.9.23 svn revision 12082 for Windows XP SP2.
  • Tested with Lazarus 0.9.23 svn revision 12076 for Linux with GTK 2.x IDE.
  • Linux: Threads required (add -dUseCThreads in "other" tab of project's compiler options).

Status:

  • Stable.

Issues in Windows:

  • None as far as I known.

Issues in Linux:

  • Minor paint error of the header: parent color lost.
  • DrawText() ignores DT_VCENTER then text are at top of the canvas instead of vertically centered.

Installation

Should be as simple as:

  • Open JvXPBarLaz.lpk.
  • Compile.
  • Install.

The JvXPBar Example Application

Very simple in demo/ directory of zip file.