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Expert Delphi by Paweł Głowacki

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Working with built-in styles

The look and feel of every FireMonkey control depends on a style. There is only one codebase of your app, but when you compile it for a given platform, there is a different style used to render any control. In this way the magic is possible. The same app running on iOS will look like a regular iOS app, and when compiled for Android, it will look like an Android app. You can also compile the project for desktop targets and then an appropriate Windows or Mac style will be used.

Delphi comes with built-in styles. When you create a new multi-device application, during the design-time, you can preview how a given form will look with a different style applied.

Let's give it a try. Create a new multi-device blank application. ...

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