A style object definition contains enough information to describe the organization of a set of components. It also includes the values of the components' properties. In practical terms, you may think of style as a (portion of a) Delphi UI definition without code and event handlers implementation. From a certain point of view, you may see the Form Designer (the IDE central window) as an editor for the style of your application.
There is another tool introduced specifically to manipulate FMX styles (and/or portions of them) within the Delphi IDE, which is the Style Designer.
In the previous section, I have shown you what FMX files look like and told you that styles are stored in the same format. If you drop a TStyleBook component on your form and activate the editing mode (double-click on it), the Style Designer will pop up.
The key parts of the IDE that are involved are as follows:
- The Structure View (which will list the contents of ...