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A template has to be created before we can draw our first picture. Every picture is based on a template.


A template is the basis for the window technique. This is where general settings are made, like:

Size of template = Size of picture

Position of the picture on the screen


And so a general layout is created. This offers some advantages like:

A consistent structure of pictures throughout the project.

Size and position only has to be set once.

Changing a template will change all the pictures based on it.

Functions can especially refer to one template (Alarms: Ackn. flashing, Hardcopy, etc.)

Pictures rarely have to be closed by hand, as there can only be one picture of a template open at a time.


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Always create at least two templates.
1 template for preocess pictures
1 template for button bars