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App (app) Resources

appDefaultParent
This resource is only True for one App object at a time. If it is True in a given App object, then that App object is the one that will be used as the parent of any objects created with the parentid argument of NhlCreate set to NhlDEFAULT_APP or 0.

Default: <dynamic>
This resource defaults to True for the First App object created, otherwise it is False.

appFileSuffix
This resource is used to specify a suffix for the Application specific resource files. It is useful to set this resource in the $(NCARG_USRRESFILE) and $(NCARG_SYSRESFILE), if an application programmer wants to provide more than one Application Specific Resource file. For example, if some of the end users do not have color monitors, then there could be two resource files. One appname.bw.res, and another appname.color.res. Then the appFileSuffix resource can be specified to indicate which Application specific resource file to use.

Default: .res

appResources
This resource specifies an array of names. Each one of these names dynamically becomes a valid resource for the App object. This is a very useful feature for developers of multi-user applications because configuration parameters for the application can become resources to the App object. Then, users of the application can configure the application using the same resource files that they use to configure the HLU portion of the application.

Default: NULL

appSysDir
This resource is used to indicate what directory the App object should look in for the System application specific resource file.

Default: <dynamic>
This resource defaults to the value of the $(NCARG_SYSAPPRES) environment variable.

appUsrDir
This resource is used to indicate what directory the App object should look in for the User's application specific resource file.

Default: ./ (Current Working Directory)