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Delphi Cookbook by Daniele Teti

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Impressing your clients with animations

Animations are a nice thing. A well-done animation, not too intrusive and with good visual information, can explain what is happening on the UI better than 1,000 words. In this recipe, you'll implement a dual list with the include<>exclude paradigm so that what is removed from one list is included in the other list and vice versa. You'll use FireMonkey animations.

FireMonkey animations are really simple to use. Some kinds of property types can be animated. Some of these types are color, bitmap, gradient, and floating point number. The most used animation engine is the TFloatAnimation. This is used to animate floating point values such as Opacity, Position.X, Position.Y, Width, Height, and many more.

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