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Summary

Present the about window of the application

Description

You use this to present an about window in a consistent and complete way. This includes a small description, the authors, the license and so on.

void authors (const char *name, const char *version)
void intro (const char *name, const char *version)
void license (const char *name, const char *version)
void see_also (const char *name, const char *version)

Prototypes

void aboutbox (const char *name, int version, int release)

void aboutbox (const char *name, const char *version)

Functags

void authors (const char *name, const char *version) Mandatory

Use this to present the various contributors

You use the printf fhelper to send lines. Usually, you enumerate names and email address.

void intro (const char *name, const char *version) Mandatory

Use this to introduce the software with a small description

You use the printf fhelper to send lines

void license (const char *name, const char *version) Mandatory

Use this to present the software license

You use the printf fhelper to send lines or to simply use the setgpl fhelper if your program is GPL.

void see_also (const char *name, const char *version) Mandatory

Use this to present extra information such as URL

You use the printf fhelper to send lines

Fhelpers

void printf (const char *ctl, ...)

Record format lines in the dialog

void setgpl ()

Will format information about the GPL in the license section

Normally, this is all you have to tell in the license area.