[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Radio Buttons

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From: Brian Stevens <bstevens33@...>
Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2008 14:52:10 -0700

> Bernie wrote:
>> Good question. In general, if you know which toolbox you want to  
>> use, you've probably got a good idea where it's defined. If you  
>> know the toolbox but don't know where it's defined, you could key  
>> in the function name into an editor window and cmd-double-click  
>> it. The FB header file will (usually) be opened.
>> Unfortunately, FB's headers are an untidy mess with stuff  
>> scattered all over the show, but here are a few clues:
>> - If you're working with nibs, you should include Tlbx  
>> IBCarbonRuntime.incl
>> - Calls beginning "HIView" require Tlbx HIView.incl
>> - Carbon events need Tlbx CarbonEvents.incl (Note: Tlbx  
>> HIView.incl header also includes Tlbx CarbonEvents.incl, so if  
>> you're using HIViews, you don't need to include both.)
>> - Some weird menu functions such as CopyMenuItemTextAsCFString  
>> will probably be defined in Tlbx Menus.incl
>> - Control manipulation functions such as GetControlPopupMenuHandle  
>> will be in Tlbx Controls.incl... but, hang about!, Tlbx  
>> Controls.incl doesn't exist... so a good bet would be Tlbx  
>> ControlDefinitions.incl

On Jan 19, 2008, at 11:31 AM, Bob Krueger wrote:
>>>  My problem is that I don't know what toolbox to use.

For some things the best solution is RTM.

Brian S.