[Gambas-user] Making changes to the IDE

Bruce adamnt42 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 15:21:14 CEST 2020


On 8/10/20 11:15 pm, Bruce Steers wrote:
> Hi all.
> I thought i'd try and make an edit , a practice run if anything.
> I'd seen someone ask about changing the Balloon background and foreground
> colours so i thought that'd be a simplistic place to start.

> So what i did....
> Loaded up in gambas IDE the gb.form component from the "comp" dir and found
> the Balloon.class and FBalloon.class and form.
> Added the Property Background and Foreground and event handlers for them to
> Balloon.class.
> I added the properties just under where the Font property was and did
> everything the same as the font but using Color instead of course.
> gave FBalloon.class a couple of Public variables FGColor and BGColor.and
> added a way for it to be either settable or use the default Tooltip colours.
> But I'm stuck :'(

	Now what is going on here?
	All you need is to go to comp and do a make and then a make install.
> I compiled all in gb.form and made the exe <---- ???
> I then compiled gambas3 again
> I then did another "make"
> then i did a "make install"
> Can't seem to see the added properties Background and Foreground that i put
> just under Font , but i can see Font of course.
You may have done this bu I can't tell from the above. Did you add the 
new peoperties to the _Properties list in the Balloon.class?

> Anyone know my obvious mistake (but not too obvious to me) ?
> Thanks in advance
> Bruce Steers


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