Re: backward compatibility in Vista
Bob Moore wrote:
Code for XP but design for the Vista UI. Why? the Vista UI has larger
default fonts. Having just gone through *hundreds* of dialogs
re-laying them out for Vista, I can honestly say that (a) I wouldn't
want to do this again and (b) I'd like to personally shoot the SOB who
authorised this design change.
I agree, let's shoot him (or her). While we're at it we can throw in the
clown who thought that
C:\Documents and Settings\David\My Documents
was a better name than
thereby adding close to 20 boilerplate characters to almost every path
in common use. At least Vista got that right (but of course the damage
will linger for many years to come).
But if you want an app that runs on both older platforms and Vista
(which I do), don't you have to use a common font, such as MS Shell Dlg,
in which case the issue doesn't arise. My apps are "Vista-aware" (have a
Vista manifest) but as far as dialog fonts are concerned, they are
Are the apps you are talking about for Vista only? Or do you change the
font in code on Vista platforms? Or is there some way of dealing with
this that I am not aware of? [Actually, I was happy not to redesign all
my dialog templates.]
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