This manual is the programmer's guide to the Tix library. It takes you though a step-by-step tutorial about the different widgets and functions available in the Tix library. It also covers how to write new widgets using the Tix Intrinsics objecr-oriented programming interface. The accompanying Tix Reference Manual is a collection of the Tix manual pages. It describes all the options and other details of the Tix widgets and functions.
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Chapter 1 , Introduction gets you started with the Tix widgets by describing their basic options and operations. Chapter 2 , Container Widgets, describes the Tix widgets that can be used to contain other widgets and maintain their geometry. Chapter 3 , TList Widget and Display Items, describes the tabular listbox widget and the Tix display items, which are used by many Tix widgets. Chapter 4 , Hierarchical Listbox, describes how to create a hierarchical list structure using the TixHList widget. Chapter 5 , Selection Files and Directories, describes how to use the file and directory selection widgets in the Tix library. Finally, Chapter 6 , Tix Object Oriented Programming, describes how to use the Tix object oriented programming library to create new classes of Tix widgets.