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How to create a component object library.

Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:17 pm
by Ron L.
This tutorial will be addressing how to create a custom "Component Library" group that can be distributed to other developers with pre-configured object settings or graphics. For this example, I will create set of objects and graphics with a St. Patrick's theme.

Create a new category. Right click on "ComponentLibrary" and select "New".
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Rename the category. Select the new category, right click and select "Rename".
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For this tutorial, I've created a screen with a set of themed objects.
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Place a single object into the new component library group. Select the Image object, hold down the "Ctrl" key on your keyboard and drag to the "Component Library" area.
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The new object in your component group will retain all property settings including tags and actions.

Put a grouped set of objects into the library. Select all objects on the screen, right click and select Group in the menu.
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Drag this group into the component library.
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Placed selected script into the component library.
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To distribute your library files, go to "C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Beijer Electronics AB\iX Developer 2\ComponentLibrary\" and copy the directory of your new group to be placed at the same location on another developers PC.
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Re: How to create a component object library.

Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 3:56 pm
by Ron L.
Component group files.