Frame Customization

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The settings on this window control the appearance of the Frame procedure. These settings can be saved for use in other future applications.

Window

Background

Enter a default image here to use as a graphic or watermark for your Frame procedure’s client area (the area below your menu and toolbar by default).

 

Mode

If you have designated a background image to use for your Frame’s client area, this option becomes available to control if the image is tiled, stretched, or centered.

 

Icon

Enter a default icon to use for your Frame procedure’s window. This will allow your default applications to be minimized if needed.

 

Font

Press the Font button to select a default font to use for the Frame procedure. Sample text shown below the button is provided to allow you to review your selection.

 

Position

Select from the drop list to designate the initial position of your Frame window. You can center the window, or use the default position that is set by the template wizard.

 

In addition, click on the System Menu check box to add the Windows System Menu to your Frame procedure. If you will be using any entry fields on the Frame window’s tool bar, you can also click on the Entry Patterns check box to allow special formatting picture information (Example: phone numbers or date pictures)

 

FrameMenu

File

Enable File Menu

Check this box if you would like the wizard to create a File menu in your Frame procedure. In addition, you can customize the following default menu items and their associated messages (which are displayed in the Frame’s status bar by default):

File Menu Text

Print Item Text

Print Item Msg

Exit Item Text

Exit Item Msg

Edit

Enable Edit Menu

Check this box if you would like the wizard to create an Edit menu in your Frame procedure. In addition, you can customize the following default menu items and their associated messages (which are displayed in the Frame’s status bar by default):

Edit Menu Text

Cut Item Text

Cut Item Msg

Copy Item Text

Copy Item Msg

Paste Item Text

Paste Item Msg

Window

Enable Window Menu

Check this box if you would like the wizard to create a standard Window menu in your Frame procedure. In addition, you can customize the following default menu items and their associated messages (which are displayed in the Frame’s status bar by default):

Window Menu Text

Tile Item Text

Tile Item Msg

Cascade Item Text

Cascade Item Msg

Arrange Icons Item Text

Arrange Icons Item Msg

Help

Enable Help Menu

Check this box if you would like the wizard to create a standard Window menu in your Frame procedure. In addition, you can customize the following default menu items and their associated messages (which are displayed in the Frame’s status bar by default):

Help Menu Text

Contents Item Text

Contents Item Msg

Search Item Text

Search Item Msg

How Item Text

How Item Msg

 

Toolbar

General

Background

Enter a default image here to use as a graphic or watermark for your Frame’s toolbar.

 

Mode

If you have designated a background image to use for your Frame’s toolbar, this option becomes available to control if the image is tiled, stretched, or centered.

 

Height

Enter the height in dialog units for the Frame procedure toolbar.

Tip

This tab identifies the toolbar buttons that are available from the wizard. You can modify the tool tip message for each button here.

Icon Properties

Width

The Frame procedure wizard has the option to produce toolbar navigation buttons. Enter here the default width of each button in dialog units.

 

Height

The Frame procedure wizard has the option to produce toolbar navigation buttons. Enter here the default height In dialog units of each button. Care must be taken not to exceed the default height of the overall toolbar properties.

 

Flat

Activate this checkbox to produce a flat button appearance for all toolbar buttons.

Icon

This tab identifies the toolbar buttons’ default icon files used by the wizard. You can modify the icon files for each button here.