Resizing Block Controls
This example shows how you can setup multiple positioned panels to create a user
interface with resizable panels. Only QBlockControls
are capable of being resized. And moreover, QBlockControls
are the only controls that are capable of being "resize handles".
A "resize handle" is simply a block control which is assigned to handle the resizing of
another block control. So in our example below, we have three generic block controls:
, and pnlRight
, which corresponds to the three blocks of text
in the Left Top, Left Bottom, and Right.
There are also two block controls, pnlVerticalResizer
, which are
, that have been set up to handle the resizing of the other
three text-filled panels.
Note how you can clock and drag this thin pannels to resize the larger ones.
Also note that we have setup ResizeHandleMinimum
on both resizers.
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