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  • Overview of Image Editor control
  • Creating an Image Editor control
  • Characteristics of Image Editor control
  • Description window
  • Formats supported by the Image Editor control
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Overview of Image Editor control
The "Image editor" control is an evolved control allowing the end user to create and edit images in his WINDEV application. The benefits are immediate: time saving, consistent interface, no other software to install/drive/manage.
This control allows you to:
  • Open, create, modify, save image files,
  • Annotate images,
  • Merge images,
  • Perform rotations, symmetries,
  • Type text on an image,
  • Print the image, ...
The ribbon associated with this control is used to perform the most common operations. See Image Editor control: Using the ribbon and the pane for more details.
Several keyboard shortcuts are also available:
ShortcutEffectShortcutEffect
Ctrl + ASelects the current layer.Ctrl + CCopies the selection into the clipboard.
Ctrl + NCreates a new image.Ctrl + 0Opens an existing image.
Ctrl + PPrints the current image.Ctrl + S Saves the image.
Ctrl + TSelects the current layer.Ctrl + VPastes the clipboard content.
Ctrl + XCuts the selection and copies it into the clipboard.Ctrl + YRedoes the last action.
Ctrl + ZUndoes the last action. Ctrl + mouse wheelChanges the zoom.
Creating an Image Editor control
To create an Image Editor control:
  1. On the "Creation" pane, in the "Graphic controls" group, expand "Office" and select "Image editor".
  2. Click the position where the control will be created in the window.
Versions 20 and later
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
New in version 20
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
Note: The dimensions of created control are optimized in order to occupy the available space at the specified position. If the control size does not suit you, press Ctrl + Z: the default control size will be restored.
To display the control characteristics, select "Description" from the popup menu of control.
Characteristics of Image Editor control

Description window

The "General" tab in the description window of the Image Editor control offers the following options:
  • With ribbon: Used to display a ribbon at the top of the control. This ribbon proposes different options to manage the image displayed in the control. You can:
    • use the ribbon proposed by default. In this case, the "IW source of ribbon" area corresponds to "None".
    • customize the ribbon proposed by default.
      Simply select the default preset window in the "IW source of ribbon" area. In this case, the "IW_WinDevAAF_RibbonPIC" window is automatically included in your project. This internal window (available in English and in French) can be modified according to your needs. This window contains the code required to manage the Image Editor control. We advise you to check the GUI errors as well as the operating mode of window after any modification.
    • use an internal window to propose a specific ribbon.
      Any internal window of your project can be used to create this bar.
  • When using the ribbon, the option "Apply the skin template of project to the ribbon" makes it possible to automatically use the project skin template on the selected ribbon.
  • Versions 24 and later
    Allow the change of document (Open, New, ... ): If this option is checked, the user will be able to load any document in the Image Editor control. Otherwise, the "Open" and "New" options will not be available. It will only be possible to edit the image in the control.
    New in version 24
    Allow the change of document (Open, New, ... ): If this option is checked, the user will be able to load any document in the Image Editor control. Otherwise, the "Open" and "New" options will not be available. It will only be possible to edit the image in the control.
    Allow the change of document (Open, New, ... ): If this option is checked, the user will be able to load any document in the Image Editor control. Otherwise, the "Open" and "New" options will not be available. It will only be possible to edit the image in the control.

Formats supported by the Image Editor control

The Image Editor control supports the following formats (in read/write):
  • JPG, JPEG, JPE
  • BMP
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • ICO
  • TIF
  • WDPIC
Minimum version required
  • Version 23
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