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  • How to proceed?
  • Creating the "About" window
  • Information displayed in the "About" window
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Overview
The "About" window is used to display and access various information about the current application:
  • the application name.
  • the application version.
  • the copyright.
  • the company.
  • the Internet site of the company.
  • the email address of the company.
  • the license.
  • the list of teams and/or contributors.
  • ...
WINDEV allows you to automatically create the "About" window of your application when including the "?" menu.
How to proceed?

Creating the "About" window

To create the "About" window:
  1. Include the "?" menu in your application. See Including the "?" menu for more details.
  2. Choose to add the "About" option.
  3. Generate an "About" window automatically ("Generate an "About" window automatically").
  4. Select the information to display in the "About" window.
  5. Validate the wizard.
The "WIN_About" window is automatically added into the application.

Information displayed in the "About" window

The application name corresponds to the logical name of the application. This name was specified when creating the project.
The application version corresponds to the version number of the application specified when creating the executable program.
The copyright corresponds to the text specified in the wizard for including the "?" menu. By default, this text is as follows: "Caution: this software is protected by copyright law and by international conventions. By installing and using this product, you have agreed with the terms of the license agreement.". This copyright can be modified when creating the executable program
The company corresponds to the name of the company specified when creating the project and it can be modified when creating the executable program.
The address of Internet site and the email address are specified in the wizard for including the "?" menu and they can be modified when creating the executable program.
The license file corresponds to the one defined when generating the setup procedure of the application.
The "About" window is used to scroll the name of the teams and/or contributors of your application. This team and/or these contributors have been specified in the wizard for project creation and they can be modified in the wizard for including the "?" menu.
Minimum required version
  • Version 11
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