[lazarus] This may be a feature, but...

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Oct 17 11:25:05 EDT 2002

On 17 Oct 2002 10:11:00 -0500
Tony Maro <tonym at nlisc.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 2002-10-17 at 09:52, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > > When you are designing controls on a TNotebook, the line-up lines
> > > in the designer that show when two controls are on the same line
> > > are displaying to match controls on other tab pages that currently
> > > can't be seen.
> > > 
> > > This might be by design, but it's certainly not what I'd expect.
> > 
> > My thought was: if you use TNoteBook to create a wizzard and want to
> > put some buttons always at the same position then it is useful. But
> > in all other cases it looks stupid. I think, the guidelines should
> > also be improved to not see components on different levels. For
> > example a button in a groupbox need not align to a button on the
> > form.
> > 
> > Comments? Ideas?
> That's a good thought - personally though I'd also like an editor
> option to just turn that feature off 

You can turn guide lines off in the environenment options.

> and make it not line up with things on
> other tabs at all...  Just a wish list mind you!

I will probbaly change it, but I will wait for some more comments.

> Mattias, your Sylpheed sucks. ;-)  It's not wrapping the text to a
> descent length, which isn't a problem for reading them, but when I
> reply it just goes off the edge of the window...
> I know - you're gonna blame my sorry mail reader... LOL

I thought, LOL = laughing out loud. Are you a maniac?


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