[lazarus] Progress

Samuel Liddicott sam at campbellsci.co.uk
Thu Sep 2 10:38:20 EDT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael A. Hess [mailto:mhess at miraclec.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 1999 08:58 PM
> To: lazarus at miraclec.com
> Subject: Re: [lazarus] Progress
> Samuel Liddicott wrote:
> >
> > I am also absolutely horrified to find that weird stretchy-scaling
> > windows are the norm, and that a special widget has to be made to hold
> > windows steady.  Surely stretchy/steady should just be a property of
> > the base container widget!
> Why???

So you can just turn it on or off.  Un-stretchy is so boring that for it not
to be at least an optional behaviour of the default container widget means
they must have some container algorithms I can't even begin to imagine.

> This is also the method used in Java as well.

I don't like it much their either.

I *do* like the Delphi 4 anchors, tho'; and happily it is set on a
per-control basis and not per-container.


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