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/MacControls/NSTextView show invisible characters
Required plugins for this example: MBS MacBase Plugin, MBS MacCocoa Plugin, MBS Main Plugin
You find this example project in your Plugins Download as a Xojo project file within the examples folder: /MacControls/NSTextView show invisible characters
This example is the version from Tue, 22th Oct 2012.
Project "NSTextView show invisible characters.rbp"
Class App Inherits Application
Const kEditClear = "&Löschen"
Const kFileQuit = "Beenden"
Const kFileQuitShortcut = ""
End Class
Class Window1 Inherits Window
Control TextArea1 Inherits TextArea
ControlInstance TextArea1 Inherits TextArea
End Control
Control CheckBox1 Inherits CheckBox
ControlInstance CheckBox1 Inherits CheckBox
EventHandler Sub Action() l.showInvisibleCharacters = me.value TextArea1.Refresh End EventHandler
End Control
EventHandler Sub Open() // create the plugin class which has some extra features l = new NSLayoutManagerMBS // get textview dim n as NSTextViewMBS = TextArea1.NSTextViewMBS // get container dim c as NSTextContainerMBS = n.textContainer // and replace the layout manager with our special one c.replaceLayoutManager l // make the replacement characters red l.textColor = NSColorMBS.redColor // you can customize characters if you don't like our defaults // space 'l.InvisibleCharMapping(asc(" ")) = "+" // tab 'l.InvisibleCharMapping(9) = "*" // EndOfLine 'l.InvisibleCharMapping(10) = "!" 'l.InvisibleCharMapping(13) = "!" End EventHandler
Property l As NSLayoutManagerMBS
End Class
MenuBar MenuBar1
MenuItem FileMenu = "&Ablage"
MenuItem FileQuit = "#App.kFileQuit"
MenuItem EditMenu = "&Bearbeiten"
MenuItem EditUndo = "&Rückgängig"
MenuItem UntitledMenu1 = "-"
MenuItem EditCut = "&Ausschneiden"
MenuItem EditCopy = "&Kopieren"
MenuItem EditPaste = "&Einfügen"
MenuItem EditClear = "#App.kEditClear"
MenuItem UntitledMenu0 = "-"
MenuItem EditSelectAll = "&Alles auswählen"
End MenuBar
End Project

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