FLTK 1.3.4
Fl_Tile Class Reference

The Fl_Tile class lets you resize its children by dragging the border between them. More...

Inheritance diagram for Fl_Tile:
Fl_Group Fl_Widget

Public Member Functions

 Fl_Tile (int X, int Y, int W, int H, const char *L=0)
 Creates a new Fl_Tile widget using the given position, size, and label string. More...
 
int handle (int event)
 Handles the specified event. More...
 
void position (int oldx, int oldy, int newx, int newy)
 Drags the intersection at (oldx,oldy) to (newx,newy). More...
 
void resize (int X, int Y, int W, int H)
 Resizes the Fl_Tile widget and its children. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from Fl_Group
Fl_Widget *& _ddfdesign_kludge ()
 This is for forms compatibility only.
 
void add (Fl_Widget &)
 The widget is removed from its current group (if any) and then added to the end of this group.
 
void add (Fl_Widget *o)
 See void Fl_Group::add(Fl_Widget &w)
 
void add_resizable (Fl_Widget &o)
 Adds a widget to the group and makes it the resizable widget.
 
Fl_Widget *const * array () const
 Returns a pointer to the array of children. More...
 
virtual Fl_Groupas_group ()
 Returns an Fl_Group pointer if this widget is an Fl_Group. More...
 
void begin ()
 Sets the current group so you can build the widget tree by just constructing the widgets. More...
 
Fl_Widgetchild (int n) const
 Returns array()[n]. More...
 
int children () const
 Returns how many child widgets the group has.
 
void clear ()
 Deletes all child widgets from memory recursively. More...
 
void clip_children (int c)
 Controls whether the group widget clips the drawing of child widgets to its bounding box. More...
 
unsigned int clip_children ()
 Returns the current clipping mode. More...
 
void end ()
 Exactly the same as current(this->parent()). More...
 
int find (const Fl_Widget *) const
 Searches the child array for the widget and returns the index. More...
 
int find (const Fl_Widget &o) const
 See int Fl_Group::find(const Fl_Widget *w) const.
 
 Fl_Group (int, int, int, int, const char *=0)
 Creates a new Fl_Group widget using the given position, size, and label string. More...
 
void focus (Fl_Widget *W)
 
void forms_end ()
 This is for forms compatibility only.
 
void init_sizes ()
 Resets the internal array of widget sizes and positions. More...
 
void insert (Fl_Widget &, int i)
 The widget is removed from its current group (if any) and then inserted into this group. More...
 
void insert (Fl_Widget &o, Fl_Widget *before)
 This does insert(w, find(before)). More...
 
void remove (int index)
 Removes the widget at index from the group but does not delete it. More...
 
void remove (Fl_Widget &)
 Removes a widget from the group but does not delete it. More...
 
void remove (Fl_Widget *o)
 Removes the widget o from the group. More...
 
void resizable (Fl_Widget &o)
 See void Fl_Group::resizable(Fl_Widget *box)
 
void resizable (Fl_Widget *o)
 The resizable widget defines the resizing box for the group. More...
 
Fl_Widgetresizable () const
 See void Fl_Group::resizable(Fl_Widget *box)
 
virtual ~Fl_Group ()
 The destructor also deletes all the children. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from Fl_Widget
void _clear_fullscreen ()
 
void _set_fullscreen ()
 
void activate ()
 Activates the widget. More...
 
unsigned int active () const
 Returns whether the widget is active. More...
 
int active_r () const
 Returns whether the widget and all of its parents are active. More...
 
Fl_Align align () const
 Gets the label alignment. More...
 
void align (Fl_Align alignment)
 Sets the label alignment. More...
 
long argument () const
 Gets the current user data (long) argument that is passed to the callback function. More...
 
void argument (long v)
 Sets the current user data (long) argument that is passed to the callback function. More...
 
virtual class Fl_Gl_Windowas_gl_window ()
 Returns an Fl_Gl_Window pointer if this widget is an Fl_Gl_Window. More...
 
virtual Fl_Windowas_window ()
 Returns an Fl_Window pointer if this widget is an Fl_Window. More...
 
Fl_Boxtype box () const
 Gets the box type of the widget. More...
 
void box (Fl_Boxtype new_box)
 Sets the box type for the widget. More...
 
Fl_Callback_p callback () const
 Gets the current callback function for the widget. More...
 
void callback (Fl_Callback *cb, void *p)
 Sets the current callback function for the widget. More...
 
void callback (Fl_Callback *cb)
 Sets the current callback function for the widget. More...
 
void callback (Fl_Callback0 *cb)
 Sets the current callback function for the widget. More...
 
void callback (Fl_Callback1 *cb, long p=0)
 Sets the current callback function for the widget. More...
 
unsigned int changed () const
 Checks if the widget value changed since the last callback. More...
 
void clear_active ()
 Marks the widget as inactive without sending events or changing focus. More...
 
void clear_changed ()
 Marks the value of the widget as unchanged. More...
 
void clear_damage (uchar c=0)
 Clears or sets the damage flags. More...
 
void clear_output ()
 Sets a widget to accept input. More...
 
void clear_visible ()
 Hides the widget. More...
 
void clear_visible_focus ()
 Disables keyboard focus navigation with this widget. More...
 
Fl_Color color () const
 Gets the background color of the widget. More...
 
void color (Fl_Color bg)
 Sets the background color of the widget. More...
 
void color (Fl_Color bg, Fl_Color sel)
 Sets the background and selection color of the widget. More...
 
Fl_Color color2 () const
 For back compatibility only. More...
 
void color2 (unsigned a)
 For back compatibility only. More...
 
int contains (const Fl_Widget *w) const
 Checks if w is a child of this widget. More...
 
void copy_label (const char *new_label)
 Sets the current label. More...
 
void copy_tooltip (const char *text)
 Sets the current tooltip text. More...
 
uchar damage () const
 Returns non-zero if draw() needs to be called. More...
 
void damage (uchar c)
 Sets the damage bits for the widget. More...
 
void damage (uchar c, int x, int y, int w, int h)
 Sets the damage bits for an area inside the widget. More...
 
int damage_resize (int, int, int, int)
 Internal use only. More...
 
void deactivate ()
 Deactivates the widget. More...
 
Fl_Imagedeimage ()
 Gets the image that is used as part of the widget label. More...
 
const Fl_Imagedeimage () const
 
void deimage (Fl_Image *img)
 Sets the image to use as part of the widget label. More...
 
void deimage (Fl_Image &img)
 Sets the image to use as part of the widget label. More...
 
void do_callback ()
 Calls the widget callback. More...
 
void do_callback (Fl_Widget *o, long arg)
 Calls the widget callback. More...
 
void do_callback (Fl_Widget *o, void *arg=0)
 Calls the widget callback. More...
 
void draw_label (int, int, int, int, Fl_Align) const
 Draws the label in an arbitrary bounding box with an arbitrary alignment. More...
 
int h () const
 Gets the widget height. More...
 
virtual void hide ()
 Makes a widget invisible. More...
 
Fl_Imageimage ()
 Gets the image that is used as part of the widget label. More...
 
const Fl_Imageimage () const
 
void image (Fl_Image *img)
 Sets the image to use as part of the widget label. More...
 
void image (Fl_Image &img)
 Sets the image to use as part of the widget label. More...
 
int inside (const Fl_Widget *wgt) const
 Checks if this widget is a child of wgt. More...
 
int is_label_copied () const
 Returns whether the current label was assigned with copy_label(). More...
 
const char * label () const
 Gets the current label text. More...
 
void label (const char *text)
 Sets the current label pointer. More...
 
void label (Fl_Labeltype a, const char *b)
 Shortcut to set the label text and type in one call. More...
 
Fl_Color labelcolor () const
 Gets the label color. More...
 
void labelcolor (Fl_Color c)
 Sets the label color. More...
 
Fl_Font labelfont () const
 Gets the font to use. More...
 
void labelfont (Fl_Font f)
 Sets the font to use. More...
 
Fl_Fontsize labelsize () const
 Gets the font size in pixels. More...
 
void labelsize (Fl_Fontsize pix)
 Sets the font size in pixels. More...
 
Fl_Labeltype labeltype () const
 Gets the label type. More...
 
void labeltype (Fl_Labeltype a)
 Sets the label type. More...
 
void measure_label (int &ww, int &hh) const
 Sets width ww and height hh accordingly with the label size. More...
 
unsigned int output () const
 Returns if a widget is used for output only. More...
 
Fl_Groupparent () const
 Returns a pointer to the parent widget. More...
 
void parent (Fl_Group *p)
 Internal use only - "for hacks only". More...
 
void position (int X, int Y)
 Repositions the window or widget. More...
 
void redraw ()
 Schedules the drawing of the widget. More...
 
void redraw_label ()
 Schedules the drawing of the label. More...
 
Fl_Color selection_color () const
 Gets the selection color. More...
 
void selection_color (Fl_Color a)
 Sets the selection color. More...
 
void set_active ()
 Marks the widget as active without sending events or changing focus. More...
 
void set_changed ()
 Marks the value of the widget as changed. More...
 
void set_output ()
 Sets a widget to output only. More...
 
void set_visible ()
 Makes the widget visible. More...
 
void set_visible_focus ()
 Enables keyboard focus navigation with this widget. More...
 
virtual void show ()
 Makes a widget visible. More...
 
void size (int W, int H)
 Changes the size of the widget. More...
 
int take_focus ()
 Gives the widget the keyboard focus. More...
 
unsigned int takesevents () const
 Returns if the widget is able to take events. More...
 
int test_shortcut ()
 Returns true if the widget's label contains the entered '&x' shortcut. More...
 
const char * tooltip () const
 Gets the current tooltip text. More...
 
void tooltip (const char *text)
 Sets the current tooltip text. More...
 
Fl_Windowtop_window () const
 Returns a pointer to the top-level window for the widget. More...
 
Fl_Windowtop_window_offset (int &xoff, int &yoff) const
 Finds the x/y offset of the current widget relative to the top-level window. More...
 
uchar type () const
 Gets the widget type. More...
 
void type (uchar t)
 Sets the widget type. More...
 
int use_accents_menu ()
 Returns non zero if MAC_USE_ACCENTS_MENU flag is set, 0 otherwise.
 
void * user_data () const
 Gets the user data for this widget. More...
 
void user_data (void *v)
 Sets the user data for this widget. More...
 
unsigned int visible () const
 Returns whether a widget is visible. More...
 
void visible_focus (int v)
 Modifies keyboard focus navigation. More...
 
unsigned int visible_focus ()
 Checks whether this widget has a visible focus. More...
 
int visible_r () const
 Returns whether a widget and all its parents are visible. More...
 
int w () const
 Gets the widget width. More...
 
Fl_When when () const
 Returns the conditions under which the callback is called. More...
 
void when (uchar i)
 Sets the flags used to decide when a callback is called. More...
 
Fl_Windowwindow () const
 Returns a pointer to the nearest parent window up the widget hierarchy. More...
 
int x () const
 Gets the widget position in its window. More...
 
int y () const
 Gets the widget position in its window. More...
 
virtual ~Fl_Widget ()
 Destroys the widget. More...
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Static Public Member Functions inherited from Fl_Group
static Fl_Groupcurrent ()
 Returns the currently active group. More...
 
static void current (Fl_Group *g)
 Sets the current group. More...
 
- Static Public Member Functions inherited from Fl_Widget
static void default_callback (Fl_Widget *cb, void *d)
 The default callback for all widgets that don't set a callback. More...
 
static unsigned int label_shortcut (const char *t)
 Returns the Unicode value of the '&x' shortcut in a given text. More...
 
static int test_shortcut (const char *, const bool require_alt=false)
 Returns true if the given text t contains the entered '&x' shortcut. More...
 
- Protected Types inherited from Fl_Widget
enum  {
  INACTIVE = 1<<0, INVISIBLE = 1<<1, OUTPUT = 1<<2, NOBORDER = 1<<3,
  FORCE_POSITION = 1<<4, NON_MODAL = 1<<5, SHORTCUT_LABEL = 1<<6, CHANGED = 1<<7,
  OVERRIDE = 1<<8, VISIBLE_FOCUS = 1<<9, COPIED_LABEL = 1<<10, CLIP_CHILDREN = 1<<11,
  MENU_WINDOW = 1<<12, TOOLTIP_WINDOW = 1<<13, MODAL = 1<<14, NO_OVERLAY = 1<<15,
  GROUP_RELATIVE = 1<<16, COPIED_TOOLTIP = 1<<17, FULLSCREEN = 1<<18, MAC_USE_ACCENTS_MENU = 1<<19,
  USERFLAG3 = 1<<29, USERFLAG2 = 1<<30, USERFLAG1 = 1<<31
}
 flags possible values enumeration. More...
 
- Protected Member Functions inherited from Fl_Group
void draw ()
 Draws the widget. More...
 
void draw_child (Fl_Widget &widget) const
 Forces a child to redraw. More...
 
void draw_children ()
 Draws all children of the group. More...
 
void draw_outside_label (const Fl_Widget &widget) const
 Parents normally call this to draw outside labels of child widgets. More...
 
int * sizes ()
 Returns the internal array of widget sizes and positions. More...
 
void update_child (Fl_Widget &widget) const
 Draws a child only if it needs it. More...
 
- Protected Member Functions inherited from Fl_Widget
void clear_flag (unsigned int c)
 Clears a flag in the flags mask.
 
void draw_backdrop () const
 If FL_ALIGN_IMAGE_BACKDROP is set, the image or deimage will be drawn.
 
void draw_box () const
 Draws the widget box according its box style.
 
void draw_box (Fl_Boxtype t, Fl_Color c) const
 Draws a box of type t, of color c at the widget's position and size. More...
 
void draw_box (Fl_Boxtype t, int x, int y, int w, int h, Fl_Color c) const
 Draws a box of type t, of color c at the position X,Y and size W,H. More...
 
void draw_focus ()
 draws a focus rectangle around the widget
 
void draw_focus (Fl_Boxtype t, int x, int y, int w, int h) const
 Draws a focus box for the widget at the given position and size.
 
void draw_label () const
 Draws the widget's label at the defined label position. More...
 
void draw_label (int, int, int, int) const
 Draws the label in an arbitrary bounding box. More...
 
 Fl_Widget (int x, int y, int w, int h, const char *label=0L)
 Creates a widget at the given position and size. More...
 
unsigned int flags () const
 Gets the widget flags mask.
 
void h (int v)
 Internal use only. More...
 
void set_flag (unsigned int c)
 Sets a flag in the flags mask.
 
void w (int v)
 Internal use only. More...
 
void x (int v)
 Internal use only. More...
 
void y (int v)
 Internal use only. More...
 

Detailed Description

The Fl_Tile class lets you resize its children by dragging the border between them.

Fl_Tile.png

For the tiling to work correctly, the children of an Fl_Tile must cover the entire area of the widget, but not overlap. This means that all children must touch each other at their edges, and no gaps can be left inside the Fl_Tile.

Fl_Tile does not normally draw any graphics of its own. The "borders" which can be seen in the snapshot above are actually part of the children. Their boxtypes have been set to FL_DOWN_BOX creating the impression of "ridges" where the boxes touch. What you see are actually two adjacent FL_DOWN_BOX's drawn next to each other. All neighboring widgets share the same edge - the widget's thick borders make it appear as though the widgets aren't actually touching, but they are. If the edges of adjacent widgets do not touch, then it will be impossible to drag the corresponding edges.

Fl_Tile allows objects to be resized to zero dimensions. To prevent this you can use the resizable() to limit where corners can be dragged to. For more information see note below.

Even though objects can be resized to zero sizes, they must initially have non-zero sizes so the Fl_Tile can figure out their layout. If desired, call position() after creating the children but before displaying the window to set the borders where you want.

Note on resizable(Fl_Widget &w): The "resizable" child widget (which should be invisible) limits where the borders can be dragged to. All dragging will be limited inside the resizable widget's borders. If you don't set it, it will be possible to drag the borders right to the edges of the Fl_Tile widget, and thus resize objects on the edges to zero width or height. When the entire Fl_Tile widget is resized, the resizable() widget will keep its border distance to all borders the same (this is normal resize behavior), so that you can effectively set a border width that will never change. To ensure correct event delivery to all child widgets the resizable() widget must be the first child of the Fl_Tile widget group. Otherwise some events (e.g. FL_MOVE and FL_ENTER) might be consumed by the resizable() widget so that they are lost for widgets covered (overlapped) by the resizable() widget.

Note
You can still resize widgets inside the resizable() to zero width and/or height, i.e. box 2b above to zero width and box 3a to zero height.
See Also
void Fl_Group::resizable(Fl_Widget &w)

Example for resizable with 20 pixel border distance:

int dx = 20, dy = dx;
Fl_Tile tile(50,50,300,300);
// create resizable() box first
Fl_Box r(tile.x()+dx,tile.y()+dy,tile.w()-2*dx,tile.h()-2*dy);
tile.resizable(r);
// ... create widgets inside tile (see test/tile.cxx) ...
tile.end();

See also the complete example program in test/tile.cxx.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

Fl_Tile::Fl_Tile ( int  X,
int  Y,
int  W,
int  H,
const char *  L = 0 
)

Creates a new Fl_Tile widget using the given position, size, and label string.

The default boxtype is FL_NO_BOX.

The destructor also deletes all the children. This allows a whole tree to be deleted at once, without having to keep a pointer to all the children in the user code. A kludge has been done so the Fl_Tile and all of its children can be automatic (local) variables, but you must declare the Fl_Tile first, so that it is destroyed last.

See Also
class Fl_Group

Member Function Documentation

int Fl_Tile::handle ( int  event)
virtual

Handles the specified event.

You normally don't call this method directly, but instead let FLTK do it when the user interacts with the widget.

When implemented in a widget, this function must return 0 if the widget does not use the event or 1 otherwise.

Most of the time, you want to call the inherited handle() method in your overridden method so that you don't short-circuit events that you don't handle. In this last case you should return the callee retval.

Parameters
[in]eventthe kind of event received
Return values
0if the event was not used or understood
1if the event was used and can be deleted
See Also
Fl_Event

Reimplemented from Fl_Group.

void Fl_Tile::position ( int  oldx,
int  oldy,
int  newx,
int  newy 
)

Drags the intersection at (oldx,oldy) to (newx,newy).

This redraws all the necessary children.

Pass zero as oldx or oldy to disable drag in that direction.

void Fl_Tile::resize ( int  X,
int  Y,
int  W,
int  H 
)
virtual

Resizes the Fl_Tile widget and its children.

Fl_Tile implements its own resize() method. It does not use Fl_Group::resize() to resize itself and its children.

Enlarging works by just moving the lower-right corner and resizing the bottom and right border widgets accordingly.

Shrinking the Fl_Tile works in the opposite way by shrinking the bottom and right border widgets, unless they are reduced to zero width or height, resp. or to their minimal sizes defined by the resizable() widget. In this case other widgets will be shrunk as well.

See the Fl_Tile class documentation about how the resizable() works.

Reimplemented from Fl_Group.


The documentation for this class was generated from the following files: