Sterling/Jet VCL Premuim Style Pack for Delphi Rio

Sterling/Jet VCL Premuim Style Pack for Delphi Rio
Sterling/Jet VCL Premuim Style Pack for Delphi Rio


To create your own custom style from scratch, you have to design the bitmaps for your UI in the graphics program of your choice, layout the UI elements in the style.png file, and then map the UI designs from the style.png file to the FireMonkey controls in the Bitmap Style Designer (Tools-> Bitmap Style Designer). You can then save out the style as a FireMonkey .style file and apply it to your application.

In the Jet style pack, non-client area styling is built into the styles. In addition, we have created different styles for different control states and included glow effects for text elements. All the FireMonkey controls can easily be styled with the Jet style by applying the style to your form.

The Jet style also includes different designs for each control. For example, for the TSwitch control, you can choose from a small switch with a round design, or a rectangular, larger on/off switch by clicking on the control and selecting an option in the stylelookup drop-down menu. This also applies to other components, like the TButton where many designs are available via the stylelookup drop-down menu, which also provides a visual preview of the available designs for the selected component.

To support both Mac and Mac Retina displays, the Jet style pack includes both a Retina and non-Retina style, which you have to bundle into your Mac application so that the correct style is automatically loaded at runtime. This means that your application UIs will look crisp on both types of displays.

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