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Ribbon Control Borders and Colours

  • 1.  Ribbon Control Borders and Colours

    Posted 16 days ago
    Trying to control some borders around RibbonToolButtons using SetRbnToolBtnCtrlLtBorderThick but the border is transparent which is the default .Net mode. Although there is a way of  setting the brush for Gallery Controls - SetRbnGalleryCtrlBorderBrush, what is the means to set the brush for other controls? Also the SetRbnGalleryCtrl*BorderThick calls do not seem to change the thickness? I want to do this from MapBasic and avoid using .Net.
    Thanks in advance.

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    Tom Nash
    Knowledge Community Shared Account
    CDR Group
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  • 2.  RE: Ribbon Control Borders and Colours

    Pitney Bowes
    Posted 15 days ago
    The Gallery is an expandable window-like control that allows for setting a brush for background.  It is the only control that exposes this brush property.
    Yes, I think this is a good idea to have ability to set a brush color for backgrounds on these ribbon controls.
    I think you would need to be careful that you don't set a background color that is same as that used for a selected tool highlight though.
    Perhaps that would also require an additional highlight property?  Perhaps just let that one sort itself out...
    Either way, I am putting this into the Engineering queue as a work item.

    Thx,
    -Bill

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    Bill Wemple
    Principal QA Engineer
    Pitney Bowes
    Troy, NY
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