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Inside Macintosh: More Macintosh Toolbox /
Chapter 8 - Control Panels

Creating Control Panel Files

This section describes how to create your control panel's resources, including the code resource that implements the control panel. This section discusses how to

Before you begin, consider whether the feature that you have in mind is best governed by a control panel. It should be a systemwide feature amenable to manipulation by the user, who would use the control panel only occasionally to set or change preferences. If you find that you need special menus or nested dialog boxes to implement your control panel, create a small application instead.

Defining the User Interface for a Control Panel
Creating a Control Panel's Resources
Specifying the Font of Text in a Control Panel
Writing a Control Panel Function

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6 JUL 1996