3-D Effect (3d)

This property determines whether a three-dimensional appearance is applied when the widget is displayed. True (default) or False.

"3d=True | False"



True (default)

Widget has a three-dimensional appearance


Widget has a 1-pixel black line as a border


Use default.



Yes, for Drag and Drop, OLE Container, Picture, and Tree widgets.

No, for all other widgets.

Supported in Grid?



Applicable only if Frame is True.


This property has effect only if the Frame property is selected. The 3D effect is purely visual; no functionality is changed.

Check Box

For the check box widget, when True, a 3D effect is applied but only the surrounding frame is in color, not the check box itself. If False, both the check box and the surrounding frame are displayed in color.

Using in ProcScript

For the Drag and Drop, OLE Container, Picture, and Tree widgets, this is a dynamic property.

You can use $properties or $fieldproperties to set or get the property and its value. For more information, see $properties and $fieldproperties.

$fieldproperties(FLD) = "3d=false"

For other widgets, this is a static property. It cannot be set in ProcScript.

Setting in an .ini File

You can set the default value for this widget property in the application .ini file. For example:


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