D Widget Properties

The widget_control procedure described in Section 9.3 accepts many keywords for modifying widget properties, some of which are applicable only to certain widget types. The syntax for widget_control is


where id is the identifier of the widget, and keywords are optional keywords that modify the properties of the widget.

The tables in this appendix show commonly used widget_control keywords for each type of widget. See the online help for widget_control for more information on each keyword. For definitions of the value of each widget, refer to Section 9.2.

Table D.1 widget_control Keywords for Base widgets.

Keyword Purpose ...

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