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Format codes grouped by function

The following table presents the format codes under various headings. Details are given in Input and output Hypertext windows. A reference guide is presented in Format code reference. An index and summary of the format codes appears in the next section, in addition to the index at the end of this user's guide.

1)

Interactive I/O:

%co - Options for Edit, %dd - Spin for Integer, %df - Spin for Float, %dl - Timer, %dr - OnDragDrop Callback, %fl - Float Limit, %il - Integer Limit, %rd - Edit Integer, %rf - Edit Floating Point, %rs - Edit String

2)

Controls:

%bb - Button, %bc - Button Background Colour, %br - Bar, %bt - Button, %bv - Branch View, %bx - Grey Bar, %el - Editable Combo Box, %ga - Gang Controls, %hx - Horizontal Scroll Bar, %ib - Image Button, %ld - LED, %ls - List Box (or Combo Box), %lv - List View, %ms - Multi-select Box, %rb - Radio Button (or Check box), %sb - Status Bar, %sl - Slider, %tb - Bitmap Button, %tt - Textual Toolbar, %tv - Tree Control, %vx - Vertical Scrollbar

3)

Bitmaps, Cursors, Icons:

%bi - Button Icon, %bm - Bitmap, %cu - Cursor, %dc - Default Cursor, %gi - GIF, %ic - Icon, %im - Image, %mi - Minimised Icon, %si - Standard Icon

4)

Menus and accelerator keys:

%ac - Accelerator Key, %es - Escape Closes, %mn - Menu, %pm - Popup Menu, %sm - Modify System Menu, %em - Enhanced Menu, %nw - Change Window Properties, %cm - Context menu

5)

Layout and positioning:

%ap - Absolute Position, %bd - Borders, %cn - Centre, %dy - Vertical Displacement, %ff - Form Feed, %gd - Grid, %gp - Window Postion, %nd - No Down Slide, %nl - Newline, %nr - No Right Slide, %pv - Pivot, %rj - Right Justify, %rp - Relative Position, %ta - Next Tabstop, %wi - Window designer

6)

Boxes:

%cb - Close Box, %ob - Open Box, %gb - Group box

7)

Displaying text:

%bf - Bold Font, %eq - Equation, %fn - Font, %gf - Font Handle, %ht - Hypertext, %it - Italic, %pd - Sterling Pound, %sd - Subscript, %sf - Standard Font, %st - String, %su - Superscript, %tc - Text Colour, %ts - Text Size, %tl - Tab Locations, %tx - Text Array, %ul - Underlined, %wb - Web Browser

8)

Help:

%bh - Bubble Help, %he - Help Location, %ht - Hypertext, %th - Tooltop Help, %wb - Web Browser

9)

Graphics:

%dw - Owner Draw Graphics, %gr - Graphics Region, %og - OpenGL Graphics Region, %pl - SIMPLEPLOT Graphics Region

10)

Main window attributes:

%ca - Caption, %cc - Control Closure, %cv - Control Variable, %de - Disable, %lw - Leave Window Open, %mv - OnMove Callback, %nc - Class Name, %ns - Disable Screen Saver, %sp - Window Position, %sv - Screen Saver, %sy - Dialog Style, %sz - Window Size, %wp - Wallpaper bitmap, %ww - Window Style

11)

Background colour

%bg - Background Colour

12)

Child windows:

%aw - Attach MDI Child Window, %ch - Child Window, %cl - Colour Palette, %cw - ClearWin Window, %fr - MDI Frame, %hw - Handle, %if - Initial Focus, %lc - Handle of Last Control, %ps - Property Sheet Container, %sh - Property Sheet, %uw - Include Window

13)

Formats for call-back functions:

%cc - Control Closure, %fs - Directory for File Dialog, %ft - Filter for File Dialog, %mg - Message Callback, %mv - OnMove Callback, %rm - External Message Handler, %sc - OnShow Callback

14)

Edit boxes:

%eb - Edit Box, %pb - Parameter Box, %re - Multiline Edit Box, %tx - Text Array

15)

Data output:

%pl - SIMPLEPLOT Graphics Region, %gi - GIF, %ss - Use INI file, %wc - Display Character, %wd - Display Integer, %we - Display Real, %wf - Display Real, %wg - Display Real, %ws - Display String, %wx - Write Hex

 

 

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