[lazarus] Event Box usage....

Samuel Liddicott sam at campbellsci.co.uk
Fri Sep 3 05:51:02 EDT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shane Miller [mailto:smiller at lakefield.net]
> Sent: Friday, September 03, 1999 01:58 AM
> To: lazarus at miraclec.com
> Subject: [lazarus] Event Box usage....
> I proposed using an eventbox about 20 emails ago for this purpose.  The
> problem that I see is it's overhead.  It adds alot to the
> resource overhead.

Only when there are events.  Which isn't often.

> However, it does give us the assurance that all components will be able to
> handle certain types of events.  Plus we only need the eventbox
> for certain
> components, as others basically have their own built in.


> All we need to do is when the control is created, if it is a certain type,
> create an eventbox, and then create the component.  do a
> gtk_object_set_data
> and set the 'COMPONENT' to this button, label or whatever.  That
> way we can
> access it through the eventbox.

Sounds good to me.


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