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QLPreviewPanelMBS class

Super class: NSPanelMBS

Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
class QuickLook MBS MacFrameworks Plugin 9.6 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
The QLPreviewPanel class implements the Preview Panel - a user interface object that displays the preview of a list of items.

Every application only has on instance of QLPreviewPanel.

Use QLPreviewControllerMBS to do similar on iOS or WinPreviewControlMBS for previews on Windows.
Subclass of the NSPanelMBS class.

Super class NSPanelMBS

  • 3 properties
  • method Constructor(x as Double, y as Double, w as Double, h as Double, styleMask as Integer, BackingStoreType as Integer, deferCreation as boolean)
  • 12 shared methods
    • shared method RunAlertPanel(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string) as Integer
    • shared method RunAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as DesktopWindow) as integer
    • shared method RunAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as NSWindowMBS) as Integer
    • shared method RunAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as window) as Integer
    • shared method RunCriticalAlertPanel(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string) as Integer
    • shared method RunCriticalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as DesktopWindow) as integer
    • shared method RunCriticalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as NSWindowMBS) as Integer
    • shared method RunCriticalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as window) as Integer
    • shared method RunInformationalAlertPanel(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string) as Integer
    • shared method RunInformationalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as DesktopWindow) as integer
    • shared method RunInformationalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as NSWindowMBS) as Integer
    • shared method RunInformationalAlertPanelRelativeToWindow(title as string, message as string, defaultButton as string, alternateButton as string, otherButton as string, docWindow as window) as Integer
  • 10 constants

Constants

Constant Value Description
NSAlertAlternateReturn 0 One of the possible return values for the alert panels. The user pressed the alternate button.
NSAlertDefaultReturn 1 One of the possible return values for the alert panels. The user pressed the default button.
NSAlertErrorReturn -2 One of the possible return values for the alert panels. The alert cannot identify the reason it was closed; it may have been closed by an external source or by a button other than those listed above.
NSAlertOtherReturn -1 One of the possible return values for the alert panels. The user pressed a second alternate button.
NSCancelButton 0 One of the constants for the modal panel return values. The Cancel button.
NSDocModalWindowMask 64 One of the constants you can use to specify the style when creating a window. The panel is created as a modal sheet.
NSHUDWindowMask 8192 One of the constants you can use to specify the style when creating a window.
NSNonactivatingPanelMask 128 One of the constants you can use to specify the style when creating a window. The panel can receive keyboard input without activating the owning application.
NSOKButton 1 One of the constants for the modal panel return values. The OK button.
NSUtilityWindowMask 16 One of the constants you can use to specify the style when creating a window. The panel is created as a floating window.

Super class NSWindowMBS

Super class NSResponderMBS

This class has no sub classes.

Some examples using this class:

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Release notes

  • Version 21.1
  • Version 19.5
    • Changed QLPreviewPanelMBS to not switch to empty content if you switch to other Xojo window.

The items on this page are in the following plugins: MBS MacBase Plugin, MBS MacFrameworks Plugin.


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