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In PowerBuilder 11.5 we introduce features that allow you to easily give your existing DataWindows a new look and feel. New properties are added to columns and controls to allow you to add tooltips. You no longer have to settle for single-colored backgrounds. We have introduced properties to control color gradients and translucency for the background of columns, and most controls and bands. For the DataWindow background, in addition to color gradients, you can use bitmaps as wallpaper, giving you control over how the image is tiled. Since these new properties are DataWindow properties, they are expression-enabled - they can be bound to data - think of them as novel ways of doing computed columns. Play around with text translucency - it's now another property alongside the good old font properties. A new column edit style is introduced - RichText. Your data no longer ... (more)