Subject Re: [IBO] Future of IBObjects
Author Geoff Worboys
> --- "Jason Wharton" <jwharton@i...> wrote:
>> I have this in my list of things to work on. Will someone
>> who knows the ins and outs of themes work with me on this?

> I think that Geoff Worboys managed to put theme support in
> his Enhanced components.

Its not perfect but yes, Enh does have XP theme support.

I took a brief look at IBOs controls when I did it. The
problem in IBO is that the issues are spread around quite
a bit. Button drawing code in the edit control and again
in the grid and so on.

Each of the problem areas need to be identified, any
commonality should be isolated into utility routines and
then adjusted to provide XP support.

I am happy to advise on how I solved certain problems with
the XP theme API (lack of a custom embedded button routine,
which necessitates a bit of a hack). I dont have time to
tackle the code directly but I can help with specific

PS: Jason - there is no way I am going to try and make sense
out of the new (v4.3.Ab_test) 1.6Mb IB_Components.pas unit.
Whats the deal? What happened to having all the bits out
in their own file?

Geoff Worboys
Telesis Computing