8.4. Hands On: NoteTaker Toolbars and Tabs

In this “Hands On” session, we add navigation to the NoteTaker tool. If NoteTaker were a full application window, like the Classic Browser, then a central menu bar and a set of toolbar icons would be an obvious starting point. NoteTaker, however, is an add-on tool, and its navigation is mixed up with the navigation of the host application. We have no choice but to design it as a set of pieces.

A problem with this design task is that we don't yet have enough technology to see how the NoteTaker pieces will connect to the host application. For now, we'll just create those pieces separately and wait until a later chapter to integrate them.

The pieces that make up NoteTaker's navigation system follow:

  1. The ...

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