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3D button

Graphic object of Button type can be used to control D2000 system objects, open graphic information windows (pictures, graphs), run command files etc. 3D button consists of a button and a text. The following figures show examples of 3d button.

Example - 3D button Example - 3D button Example - 3D button

To create a 3D button

  1. In the Drawing toolbar, click on the button 3D button 3D button.
  2. Into the displayed input box opened on the desktop, write a text string for labelling the button.

    Text entry box

  3. Point the mouse cursor to the position of the first 3D button begin point and click.
  4. Point the mouse cursor to the position of the diametric 3D button point and click.

3D button parameters

3D button parameters are being defined in the palette Object properties.

Object properties palette - parameters

3D color

Definition of graphic object colors.


Example:
3D color settings


1 1st color of the 3D button (see the example above).
2 2nd color of the 3D button (see the example above).
3 3rd color of the 3D button (see the example above).
Swap colors Exchange of 1st color (1) for 3rd color (3).
4 Selection of 2nd color. The 1st and 3rd colors are to be defined automatically as follows:
  • 1st color - 5th color item before 2nd color item selected in the color palette
  • 2nd color - 5th color item after 2nd color item selected in the color palette
Gray Automatic setting of 3D colors in grey shades.
Expand It disables 1. and 3. color. These colors are calculated according to 2. color.

Frame

Setting of a color of the frame outlining the 3D button (outline). The frame can be switch on/off as necessary.

Size

Height

Spin button to set a height of the 3D button (1-99).
Example - 3D button


1 3D button height.
2 The frame outlining the 3d button.


Note relating to D2000 Thin Client

A text alignment in object is not implemented for 3D button in Thin Client.
For more rules see the page Drawing rules and object properties for D2000 Thin Client.

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