Container object for grouping components. It may contain any object including itself.
Groupbox - Off Text property
Adding to screen:
Groupbox object located in .NET Component group in the menu. The menu show up when right clicked on empty space at Screen Designer.
Groupbox object has a 4 property group as Text, Fore Color, Back Color and Animation.
Text group properties made up from On Text, Off Text, Font and Tool Tip properties.
The text which will object contains when the tag's value bigger than 0, which selected from the tag list that locates in this menu group.
The text that will be shown in the object when the tag's value equal or less than 0. This tag isselected from the tag list which locates in this menu group. If it is desired to show fixed text in the object, this text should be entered to Off Text property and tag should be selected as NotSet.
Property for changing the Font.
Regular, Italic, Bold, Bold Italic propertiesand Strikeout and Underline effects of the text can be changed from Font window.
The message which will be shown when mouse waits on the object.
In the development mode, as a Tool Tip, objects name and message shown.
In the Runtime, only message shown.
Tool Tip in Development Mode
Tool Tip in Runtime
Groupbox - Fore Color group
Fore Color Group:
Used for determining object's Fore Color. It has On Color and Off Color properties.
Groupbox - Fore Color - On Color property
Groupbox - Fore Color - Off Color property
Color Selection Window
The color for the text when tag' s value bigger than 0 which selected from Tag list.
Color selection window opens when clicked little box under On Color property.
If you want to use different color than standart colors, you can define a custom color by clicking Define Custom Color button.
The color for the text when tag' s value negative or 0. If you want to use constant color without connect a tag, you should select NotSet form the Tag List.
Groupbox - Back Color group
Groupbox- Back Color- On Color property
Groupbox - Back Color- Off Color property
For the background, you can select a picture by clicking background image.
Background picture selection window
You can improve your screen's visuality by selecting background color and pictures appropriate to the object's function.
Groupbox with Background Picture
Back Color Group:
Used for determining background color and picture for the text. It has On Color and Off Color properties.
You can specify backgroundpicture and background color when tag's value bigger than 0 which selected from Tag list.
The background color, picture and it' s position when tag' s value negative or 0 which selected from tag list.
Groupbox with Background color
Groupbox - Animation gurubu
Groupbox - Animation - Visible property
Groupbox - Animation - Location X property
Groupbox - Animation - Location Y property
Groupbox - Animation - Height property
Groupbox - Animation - Width property
Objects can be moved on horizontal and vertical axis and their size and visibilities can be changed.
Used for determining object visibility. If tag's value 0 or negative which selected from tag list,object becomes hidden, if value bigger than 0 object becomes visible.
Object's horizontal location can be changed by the tag which connected to object's Location X property.
Object's vertical location can be changed by the tag which connected to object's Location Y property.
Determines object's height. Tag's value which selected from tag list, determines object's height.
Determines objects width. Tag's value which selected from tag list, determines object's width.
Adding Component to Groupbox:
When right clicked on the Groupbox, amenu opens. When you clicked on Add Component on this menu, another menu opens which contains components that can be added.
You can add a component by clicking on this menu.
Add Component menu
The position that applied for Off Color will be applied to the On color as well.