Amalgam is a REALbasic plugin and defines a blending of pictures, windows and custom widgets allowing the creation of a novel GUI for the Mac and the Windows platforms. For example, you can create a mac user interface on windows, or a windows interface on the mac.
The Drawable class, as defined in the plugin, is compatible with a variety of usages, including the generation of alpha-aware pictures on your desktop that are not confined to a particular window. The Drawbar class can be used as a container for widgets or drawables, in addition to providing additional custom drawing.
- [new]: Creation of a Drawable using a QuickTime movie.
- [new]: Drawable.MovieTask, can be used in a timer to advance the reading and rendering of a movie frame. More appropriately, you would want to use the TimeBase Plugin to setup the drawing of a movie frame into a Drawable.
- [new]: Drawable.Playing, to be used if the Drawable is rendering movie frames.
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- Mac OS X 10.4 or later
- REALbasic 2006 or later