In the Common Widgets subsystem, to cause a widget to be displayed. When a widget is realized, it assumes its initial geometry and creates its original visual appearance.
The object that receives a message. Contrast with sender.
An object that contains information about the format, structure, and types of the data it contains.
RecordStructure classes
Classes that provide a flexible, open architecture for converting Smalltalk objects to and from data types of other languages.
In the Smalltalk virtual machine, a value stored by OSObject instances that indicates what kind of processing should be done to the OSObjects. OSObjects provide a mechanism for describing and accessing arbitrary memory structures.
A system operation on a component that changes its containing component's configuration. Releasing a component adds its released edition or version to the configuration for its containing component. When a containing component is loaded into an image, the released editions or versions of the components it contains are also loaded.
A visual object that conforms to a specified rendering protocol and can display (render) itself.
An organized, shared body of information that can support business and data-processing activities.
In VA Smalltalk, the multiuser library that stores components such as applications, classes, and methods created by application developers. It stores source code, object code, and persistent objects.
reset button
A type of push button that can appear on an HTML form. A reset button restores all input fields to their default states.
In the Common Widgets subsystem, a named state that defines the behavior and appearance of a widget.
resource method
In the Common Widgets subsystem, a method that provides access to a widget's resources.
return expression
An expression whose value is returned as the result of a method, for example ^ self.
return value
An object or data type that a receiver object passes to a sender object in response to a message.
Last modified date: 08/15/2019