About Window - ABOUT

The About component helps you to create a beautiful 'About this application' window, to give your database a more professional look.

Simply create a background image for the preferred window size, using the guide files provided, and place them in the relevant folder of your host database. Set a few options and you have the about window ready.


Different sizes to suit your application

Choose from 3 standard window sizes that most applications use:

Small Medium Large

Scrolling text

Even have a scrolling text when using the Large about window.

Features

  • Choice of 3 sizes of window
  • Display the database name and version
  • Add text (can be used for copyright or promotions)
  • Scrolling text (large screen only)
  • Display licensing information (large and medium screens only)
  • Set hotspots launching a method or a URL
  • Use any background image
  • Show list of tables and number of records (large screen only)
  • Show list of installed plugins and versions (large screen only)
  • Show list of installed components and versions (large screen only)
  • Show licensing agreement text (large screen only)
  • Display about window as a load progress during startup

List of commands

  • ABOUT DEFINE ACTIVEAREA
  • ABOUT LOAD START
  • ABOUT LOAD STOP
  • ABOUT LOAD UPDATE
  • ABOUT METHOD
  • ABOUT OVERRIDE WINDOW TYPE
  • ABOUT SET
  • ABOUT SET BACKGROUND COLOUR
  • ABOUT SET DATABASE NAME VERS
  • ABOUT SET HYPERLINK
  • ABOUT SET LICENCE COLOURS
  • ABOUT SET LICENCE INFO
  • ABOUT SET TEXT
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