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Motif FAQ (Part 9 of 9)
Section - 312) Can the Motif 2.0 Notebook widget display non-rectangular "file

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tabs"?  Is it possible to use the Shape extension to fiddle with the shape of
the major tabs (XmPushButtons right now) to get non-rectangular buttons, going
for that "file tab" look?
[Last modified: May 95]

Answer: Vania Joloboff <uunet!gr.osf.org!vania> wrote:

On the Motif 2.0* CD-ROM, in the demos directory, there is a library of
additional widgets lib/Exm.  Among the widgets, there is a ExmTabButton
especially designed to fit within a Notebook. It has a smooth shape like real
tabs in folders.


It also a good example on how to use the new traits and the Xme API for widget
writers.

(Thanks to Ken Lee, http://www.rahul.net/kenton/, for a correction here.)

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