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Prima::ComboBox - standard combo box widget  


        use Prima::ComboBox;

        my $combo = Prima::ComboBox-> create( style => cs::DropDown, items => [ 1 .. 10 ]);
        $combo-> style( cs::DropDownList );
        print $combo-> text;



Provides a combo box widget which consists of an input line, list box of possible selections and eventual drop-down button. The combo box can be either in form with a drop-down selection list, that is shown by the command of the user, or in form when the selection list is always visible.

The combo box is a grouping widget, and contains neither painting nor user-input code. All such functionality is delegated into the children widgets: input line, list box and button. "Prima::ComboBox" exports a fixed list of methods and properties from namespaces of Prima::InputLine and Prima::ListBox. Since, however, it is possible to tweak the "Prima::ComboBox" ( using its editClass and listClass create-only properties ) so the input line and list box would be other classes, it is not necessarily that all default functionality would work. The list of exported names is stored in package variables %listProps, %editProps and %listDynas. These also described in ``Exported names'' section.

The module defines "cs::" package for the constants used by style property.  




buttonClass STRING
Assigns a drop-down button class.

Create-only property.

Default value: "Prima::Widget"

buttonDelegations ARRAY
Assigns a drop-down button list of delegated notifications.

Create-only property.

buttonProfile HASH
Assigns hash of properties, passed to the drop-down button during the creation.

Create-only property.

caseSensitive BOOLEAN
Selects whether the user input is case-sensitive or not, when a value is picked from the selection list.

Default value: 0

editClass STRING
Assigns an input line class.

Create-only property.

Default value: "Prima::InputLine"

editProfile HASH
Assigns hash of properties, passed to the input line during the creation.

Create-only property.

editDelegations ARRAY
Assigns an input line list of delegated notifications.

Create-only property.

editHeight INTEGER
Selects height of an input line.
items ARRAY
Mapped onto the list widget's "items" property. See Prima::Lists for details.
listClass STRING
Assigns a listbox class.

Create-only property.

Default value: "Prima::ListBox"

listHeight INTEGER
Selects height of the listbox widget.

Default value: 100

listVisible BOOLEAN
Sets whether the listbox is visible or not. Not writable when style is "cs::Simple".
listProfile HASH
Assigns hash of properties, passed to the listbox during the creation.

Create-only property.

listDelegations ARRAY
Assigns a selection listbox list of delegated notifications.

Create-only property.

literal BOOLEAN
Selects whether the combo box user input routine assume that the listbox contains literal strings, that can be fetched via "get_item_text" ( see Prima::Lists ). As an example when this property is set to 0 is "Prima::ColorComboBox" from Prima::ComboBox package.

Default value: 1

Selected one of three styles:
The listbox is always visible, and the drop-down button is not.
The listbox is not visible, but the drop-down button is. When the use presses the drop-down button, the listbox is shown; when the list-box is defocused, it gets hidden.
Same as "cs::DropDown", but the user is restricted in the selection: the input line can only accept user input that is contained in listbox. If literal set to 1, the auto completion feature is provided.
Mapped onto the edit widget's "text" property.

Exported names

        alignment      autoScroll  text         text        
        charOffset     maxLen      insertMode   firstChar   
        selection      selStart    selEnd       writeOnly   
        copy           cut         delete       paste       
        wordDelimiters readOnly    passwordChar focus       

        autoHeight     focusedItem    hScroll        
        integralHeight items          itemHeight     
        topItem        vScroll        gridColor      
        multiColumn    offset




Dmitry Karasik, <>.  


Prima, Prima::InputLine, Prima::Lists, Prima::ColorDialog, Prima::FileDialog, examples/



Exported names

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