Smart Design Mode
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When the Smart Design Mode feature is enabled, the position, size and TabIndex properties of a control are automatically set when you drop the control on a form or usercontrol. To do this, MZ-Tools examines the position and size of the controls that will surround the new control and estimates a suitable position and size for it. For example, if you add a Label control below and existing one, the new Label control is aligned with the existing one and the same size is assigned. The TabIndex is set for all controls using the same algorithm that the TabIndex Assistant feature uses when clicking the Automatic button. This feature also monitors the change of size, position, parent, etc. of existing controls and reassigns the TabIndex values of the involved controls if needed.
MZ-Tools offers the following ways to enable or disable the Smart Design Mode feature:
Notice that there are three ways to add a control to a form from the toolbox:
You can customize in the Options window, Team Options tab, Smart Design Mode section, several values for the separation between controls used by this feature.