PC SOFT

ONLINE HELP
 WINDEVWEBDEV AND WINDEV MOBILE

Home | Sign in | English EN
  • Overview
  • Window control
  • How to?
  • Displaying a status bar
  • Displaying a multi-cell status bar
  • Status bar description window
WINDEV
WindowsLinuxUniversal Windows 10 AppJavaReports and QueriesUser code (UMC)
WEBDEV
WindowsLinuxPHPWEBDEV - Browser code
WINDEV Mobile
AndroidAndroid Widget iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetApple WatchMac CatalystUniversal Windows 10 App
Others
Stored procedures
Overview

Window control

The status bar of a window is used to display several types of information. For example:
  • an information message linked to the current control.
    This message can be entered in the "Help" tab of the control description window.
    The message will be displayed in the status bar when the control is selected by the user.
  • a specific information message. This message is displayed through programming with Message.
  • a progress bar. This progress bar is displayed through programming with ProgressBar.
To display various information simultaneously, the status bar can be divided into several cells.
How to?

Displaying a status bar

To display a status bar in the current window, perform one of the following actions:
  • select "Show status bar" in the "Style" tab of the window description.
  • on the "Window" tab, in the "Bars and menus" group, expand "Status bar" and select "With status bar".
  • through programming, use the StatusBar property.

Displaying a multi-cell status bar

You can create a multi-cell status bar in a window via one of the following actions:
  • from the status bar description: on the "Window" tab, in the "Bars and menus" group, expand "Status bar" and select "Edit".
  • via the popup menu of the status bar ("Insert a cell").
  • through programming, with StatusBarAddCell.
Each cell can display a specific type of information. For more details, see Information displayed in a multi-cell status bar.
Status bar description window
The description window of a status bar allows you to:
To display the status bar description window, you can:
  • double-click the status bar.
  • select "Description" in the popup menu of the status bar.
  • on the "Window" tab, in the "Bars and menus" group, expand "Status bar" and select "Edit".
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
Comments
Click [Add] to post a comment