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by primem0ver
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: WxWidgets?
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: WxWidgets?

No. Like PB said, wxWidgets uses native controls where ever possible and there is no built-in way to skin them. You can of course create custom controls with custom drawing, but this usually means that you also have to reimplement the control's logic. Does wxWidgets give us an interface to OS based...
by primem0ver
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: WxWidgets?
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: WxWidgets?

1. Check wxXRC You might want to read the last 2-3 posts before yours (I have already checked out wxXRC). While wxXRC loosely fulfills a similar purpose, the nature of what I am doing is different enough that I cannot use wxXRC. 2. On Plugins check this thread I took a brief look at the first page ...
by primem0ver
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: WxWidgets?
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: WxWidgets?

This looks a lot like an XRC system. Read the documentation about it. Essentially it is. Except that it is specific to my application, its functionality, and the resources it uses; and it has specifications and rules that go way beyond the UI itself. In addition, eventually, there will probably be ...
by primem0ver
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: WxWidgets?
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: WxWidgets?

Although @PB misunderstood my post, his response directly contradicts something I was told by the person who specifically recommended wxWidgets for my project. He said that WxWidgets does support custom widgets with a custom appearance (similar to "User Control" in .NET). Is this not true? When I sa...
by primem0ver
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: WxWidgets?
Replies: 12
Views: 508

WxWidgets?

I am working on a rather large, modular project that will involve a large number of "plugins". I am currently using Qt but Qt relies on private classes which make custom memory management difficult. I have come across WxWidgets in a number of places as I research C++ based GUI alternatives and I may...