[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Window with floating palette

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From: Paul Bruneau <paul_bruneau@...>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 1999 15:40:51 -0500
Thanks, Joe-

I'm whacking away on it. Yeah, I hear you RE: EF's in a palette-type
window, but it is so cool. You click on the item in the document window,
then go over to the palette window to set attributes for the item. Kind
of like in Illustrator or Quark.

Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
> 
> Hi Paul,
> 
> The Draw Program used these two window calls:
> 'For the Palette
> WINDOW #wnd,"",@rect,_Wdefbaseid_noGoAway_clickThru
> 
> and
> 'For the other window
> WINDOW #wnd,wdwTitle$,@rect,_docZoom,_keepInBack,_updateVisRgn
> 
> I'm pretty sure it is the description of the windows (their characteristics if you will) that are the keep to
> success in doing anything with palettes. I'm a little uneasy about having Editable Text in a Palette. I can't
> recall having seen that done "anywhere" before. Palettes are usually for selecting Tools, but ???
> 
> Hopefully, Joe Wilkins