Common Desktop Environment: Application Builder User's Guide

Combo Box Property Editor

Only properties unique to a combo box are described here. See "Property Editor: Universal Properties" for descriptions of Object Type, Objects, Object Name, Initial State, and Color. See "Property Editor: Common Properties" for descriptions of Label Type, Label Position, Label, Items, Item Label, and Position [XY].

Combo Box Type

Specifies whether the text field for the selected combo box will be Static or Editable in the compiled application. If Editable is selected, code must be written to implement the edit functionality.


Specifies which item will be selected when the compiled application is opened.


Specifies whether the combo box shrinks or grows to accommodate the Longest Item in the list, or if the W(idth) of the box is Fixed. If Fixed is selected, the W(idth) value can be edited.