Canvas Plugin 1.5 released

Canvas Plugin is a plugin for the 4th Dimension programming language that provides a rich toolbox for drawing objects inside a plugin area and adding interactivity to those objects. Its focus is on being a versatile developer tool, that allows you to create custom user interface controls such as custom buttons, animated menu’s, gantt charts, taskbars etc. It offers a rich set of high-level events with complete programmatic control on the behavior.

Version 1.5 includes some new features and improved compatibility with 4D version 11. The most important new features are:

  • Support for cascading stylesheets.
  • Programmatically create stylesheets and set their various properties.
  • Programmatically create library pictures.
  • Commands for cloning a layer or a complete plugin area.
  • Plugin access can be limited to specific users in a client-server environment.
  • A hugely improved demo database with more examples.

Please refer to the section “Version history” in the documentation for a complete overview.

Canvas Plugin is available for Mac OS X and Windows.

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