[lazarus] Help with developing Lazarus

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Nov 20 11:04:18 EST 2002

On Wed, 20 Nov 2002 12:16:01 +0100
Patik Martin <Martin.Patik at rg.siemens.cz> wrote:

> /Of course you can just look into Delphis component palette and take one
> that
> /is not yet in lazarus. But since you asked me, here is my wish list for
> /independent components:
> /
> /- Menu editor for the IDE: 
> /  Does not sound like a component. But it probably is. All the 
> /  people I asked came to the same solution:
> /   The menu is always window manager specific and therefore
> /   it is impossible to implement it in a useful way with the 
> /   LCL components. So, the menu editor will need custom drawn 
> /   components: TDesignerMenu, TDesignerMainMenu, 
> /   TDesignerMenuItem, TDesignerPopupMenu, etc.
> /   They will all be descendents of TCustomControl.
> /
> / Mattias
> This sounds very interesting to me. But I would like to have more
> information about 
> this "Menu editor". So if I tell you, that I will implement it, I need to
> know the
> style in which it schould be writen and which files are to be changed,
> which files
> schould be created as new files ... 
> [...]

I have answered personally, because I don't think, that the whole
implementation details should go to this list. 


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