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Edit controls


Use the Edit controls section to customize the appearance of various Data Generator for Oracle edit controls: Border style, Button style, Button transparency, etc.

 

Preferences - Interface - Edit controls

 

 

Border style / Button style

Use these drop-down lists to specify the style around an editor (the edit control borders) and select the painting style that will be applied to the edit control buttons (ellipsis button, arrow-down combo-box button, etc.) respectively:

None

Single

Thick

Flat

3D

UltraFlat

 

Button transparency

Represents the button transparency mode within an editor. Use the drop-down list to specify the transparency that will be applied to the edit control buttons (ellipsis button, arrow-down combo-box button, etc.):

None (a button is always displayed in a non-transparent fashion)

Inactive (a button is drawn when the editor has focus or when the mouse cursor is positioned over the button; otherwise, the button is transparent)

Always (a button is always transparent)

Hide inactive (a button is drawn only when the editor has focus; otherwise, the button is invisible)

Hide unselected (a button is drawn when the editor has focus or when the mouse cursor is positioned over the editor region; otherwise, the button is invisible).

 

Edges

This group defines which edges are displayed within an editor. Check/uncheck the boxes to hide/show individual edges of the edit controls:

CheckBox Left (if unchecked, the left border edge is invisible)

CheckBox Right (if unchecked, the right border edge is invisible)

CheckBox Top (if unchecked, the top border edge is invisible)

CheckBox Bottom (if unchecked, the bottom border edge is invisible)

 

CheckBox Hot track

This option specifies whether editor items are highlighted when the mouse cursor is positioned over an edit control. Select this option to highlight an edit control in response to mouse movements.

 

CheckBox Shadow

If this option is selected, a shadow is displayed for the edit controls.

 

CheckBox Native style

This option determines whether the native Windows style will be applied to the edit controls.

The option has the highest priority for edit controls. If this option is selected, the edit controls are painted according to the native Windows style, regardless of other painting settings.

 

Note: The Native style option is currently supported for the Windows® XP operating system only.

 

 


See also:

Trees and lists

Check boxes

Buttons

Page controls

Group boxes

Fonts