Dynamic Skins: MDI Application
Posted on 2002-04-21
I getting started on creating an application that will have 4 main features. The user will be able to select which feature to use by clicking the buttons on the left of the Application (like an Outlook app) to get the frame (feature) to show up while hiding all the others.
I thought about creating it to look like a standard MDI application and then changed my mind saying it should have Skins added to it. I want something new and not normal looking.
When I added a skin to the main form, the skin failed to work. Thinking I was using the Component incorrectly, I created a single form application and it worked just fine.
So has anyone used skins on a MDI application and can help me understand where I may be using the component wrong? Or if you have a site I can look at sample files to see what style I want to use on my application may be helpful as well?