DesktopImageViewer And DesktopCanvas?

What are the differences ?

Or why will I use DesktopImageViewer ?

Isn’t that just the new name for the Imagewell?

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I do not know.

The documentation is versy useless:


Used to display an image in a window.

The documentation, and the name update, are both wrong.

ImageWell is/was an input control. Naming it “DesktopImageViewer” was an ill-informed decision.

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I love how Apple’s documentation 2.0 no longer includes visual clues as to what the control looks like.

The underlying OS control includes more options than what Xojo exposes (feedback requests somewhere), which can actually make it quite a useful control. Otherwise the canvas is a little more work, but a better option, unless you want the Apple provided border.

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