Palette provides quick access to toolkit-specific components as well as any custom
components installed by the user. The Palette is organized into categories which
may be expanded, collapsed or hidden.
To add a components to the Design View, you can:
|Multiple widgets of the same type may be
added to the
Design View by holding down the Ctrl key when
selecting the widget in the Palette.
The following commands are common to every palette:
Common Palette Commands
Select one or more widgets. Hold the Shift or Ctrl key down
to select multiple widgets.
Rubber band select multiple widgets. Hold the Alt key and start
dragging to automatically activate the Marquee tool.
Adds a component to the editor. Enter the name of the class or select it
from the history list. You can right-click on an item in the list to
Remove from History.
Set the tab order of the components.
|The position of the Palette may be configured via
drag and drop or by right-clicking on the Palette header and
selecting the Dock On command. The Palette may be docked to either the left or right
side of the Design View.
The Palette may also be collapse and expanded on demand.
The Palette is also available as a standalone view. Use the Window > Show View > Other... command and open the WindowBuilder > Palette view or right-click on the Palette and select the Extract as view command. Closing the Palette view will make the Palette reappear as embedded view within the editor.