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Cocoa Programming for OS X: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Aaron Hillegass, Adam Preble, Nate Chandler

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Working with Controls

Let’s get back to RGBWell and add a control – an NSSlider – to your interface.

A slider allows a user to select a value from some range. In the object library, search for a slider and drag a Horizontal Slider onto the top righthand side of the window (Figure 5.11).

Figure 5.11  Dragging a slider onto the window

Dragging a slider onto the window

Next, find a label in the object library and drag it onto the canvas to the left of the slider and change its text to R. Figure 5.12 shows what the interface should look like at this point.

Figure 5.12  RGBWell with one label and one slider

Cocoa controls tend to be very versatile. ...

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