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Re: Convert hand-coded dialogs to wxFormBuilder
On 01/30/2011 09:27 PM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng wrote:
> I have begun converting all hand-coded dialogs to wxFormBuilder. This task
> may take sometime since I'm pretty busy this week but I'll do every chance
> I got. Any suggestion in this transition is appreciated since I'm quite
> new to the development.
There are a small number that should remain hand coded, so you might start
by taking inventory and publishing a list of dialogs and your intentions.
Also Documentation/guidelines/UIpolicies.txt talks about many things, all of
which are important. Rest assured that if someone took the time to put
something in that file, that it is important.
At one time, and perhaps still, the ESC key handling only works on Linux if
you SetFocus() on a control first. Maybe an old mailing list posting will
clarify, or find sample code. The resizing capability is difficult to get
right, so take your time on that please. Resizing is important, because it
gives a margin of error across platforms where the initial size is not
correct, or not desired.