[lazarus] Progress

Samuel Liddicott sam at campbellsci.co.uk
Fri Sep 3 05:49:55 EDT 1999

> 10.1 The EventBox
> Some GTK widgets don't have associated X windows, so they just draw on
> their parents. Because of this, they cannot receive events and if they
> are incorrectly sized, they don't clip so you can get messy overwriting,
> etc. If you require more from these widgets, the EventBox is for you.

Hmm; same as TControl in delphi.  Excellent.

> Something more to think about. But again is it still worth the effort??

Yes, because it supports abstraction which may be required by other API's
and at the same time is instantly very Delphi compatable.


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