Returns the name of the control to which the argument
up-down-control, which must be an
attached. That control is called the buddy-widget. A typical buddy
widget is an
editable-text control with a numeric
value. The value can be increased or decreased with the up-down
control (as well as typing directly into the text control).
See also the generic function up-down-control.
When designing a form with the IDE, a buddy-widget is connected to an
up-down control by clicking on the up-down-control, dragging it over
the desired buddy, and dropping it over either the left or the right
side of the buddy. A buddy control may be programmatically connected
by passing the name of the desired editable-text control as the value
of the :buddy-widget initarg when creating the up-down-control, and by
passing the name of the up-down-control as the value of the
:up-down-control initarg when creating the
Here are the possible value and their effects:
nil: the up-down-control is not connected to another control.
editable-textcontrol with a companion up-down-control, the value of the buddy-widget property for that up-down-control is the name of that
buddy-widget is a
property of the
Common Graphics and IDE documentation is described in About Common Graphics and IDE documentation in cgide.htm.
The documentation is described in introduction.htm and the index is in index.htm.
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