[Mono-winforms-list] Winforms and OSX
Tue, 30 Nov 2004 23:06:24 -0800 (PST)
--- Stefan Csomor <email@example.com> wrote:
> IIUC you don't want to instantiate a true platform
> instance of a eg
> checkbox, but create a 'user-defined' window which
> will - deep down in the
> WM_PAINT message - draw its appearance. On the mac
> this should be done using
> ThemeDrawing APIs, everything else won't be
> percieved of as 'native'.
I'm confused. So I would be using the appearance
manager to draw my buttons instead of System.Drawing?
I think we want to use the windows style controls,
don't we? It seems to me that if we try to Macify
mono, we will get too far down the road from
compatibility with MS.net.