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Borland® JBuilder™ Developer’s Guide by Jeff Swisher, Saleem Siddiqui, Michael Landy

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Screen Designer

The JBuilder Screen Designer uses an amazing feature called a two-way designer. This allows user interfaces to be constructed either with code or by using the Screen Designer, interchangeably. This gives you the flexibility to use whatever technique works best. Often, you will find that you might switch back and forth between both, depending on what needs to be accomplished. For example, it might be easier to make changes to the code to change properties based on variables. Whereas in other instances, the designer would better meet the need to change the graphical layout of the user interface. We’ll now look at the Screen Designer and see where to start.

Activating a Designer

Activating any designer, in this case the Screen ...

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