[Customdrawn] Dialog problems. attn Felipe or zeljko

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com
Mon May 14 06:51:13 CEST 2012

Ops, sorry, I forgot to answer this one =)

On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Giuliano Colla
<giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
> 1) My plan would be to follow exactly the way of the standard LCL Dialog
> unit: it provides a MessageDlg function, overloaded in a number of versions
> to offer different options, plus some other functions like MessageBox, etc.
> So I would provide our corresponding number of overloaded LazMessageDlg
> functions, a LazMessageBox etc. Is that Ok or the plan was somewhat
> different?

I think it is a good idea.

> 2) Dialog unit contains only the Interface section, while implementation is
> a number of includes. Wold you prefer to follow the same line from the
> beginning, or better keep everything in the main unit while the size is
> manegeable?

I'd keep in the same file for now. We can split later if necessary.

> 3) Message dialogs offer among the possible buttons also a Help button, and
> there is a HelpContext parameter, for a Help dialog. I've never used this
> feature and I have no idea of how it works. Do you have some knowledge on
> that line, can you point me to a wiki page which explains everything, or we
> will just leave it unimplemented, waiting for future upgrade?

I don't remember ever seeing where this is implemented in the LCL, I
don't know much about this part.

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho

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