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Console properties

Description of console object properties.


This object is returned when calling get(0) and allows to modify some parameters for handles and uicontrols. Consoles's properties are the following:


A boolean or a string

Manages the display of all children handles in figures including default menus ones.

Default value is "off".


A boolean or a string

Manages the rendering of uicontrols.

Default value is "off" and uicontrols look and feel is managed by operating system.

Setting this value to "on" or %T will make the uicontrols have an old TK look and feel.


A boolean or a string

Manages the display of uicontrols properties.

Default value is "off" and only the uicontrols properties used on the Java side are displayed.

Setting this value to "on" or %T will make all available properties displayed (for example a ListboxTop property will be displayed for pushbutton uicontrols.


Any data of any type, that you want to ascribe to the console.


Single string, that can be used as a console custom text id.


f=gcf() // Do no display hidden handles
c = get(0);
set(c, "ShowHiddenHandles", "on");
f=gcf() // Show menu handles as children

h=uicontrol(); // Button with OS look & feel
set(c, "UseDeprecatedSkin", "on");
h=uicontrol(); // Button with old TK look & feel

h=uicontrol() // Minimal display of properties
set(c, "ShowHiddenProperties", "on");
h=uicontrol() // Full display of properties

See also

  • root_properties — description of the root object properties.
  • get — Retrieve a property value from a graphics entity or an User Interface object.
  • uicontrol — create a Graphic User Interface object
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