Behavior of LCL Client Area (was: win32 development)
aj_genius at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 25 00:17:19 EDT 2002
On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 01:08:08 -0300
"Karl Brandt" <pascalive at bol.com.br> wrote:
>I deleted the files and made new update again: the files are without the
>Do you guess what's wrong?
At the moment my laptop is disconnected from the internet so I cannot
test..(its the only computer with windows) I will look into it tomorrow.
Just in case its a bad patch on my system, why don't you send the patch
again(gzipped to be on the safe side) direct to my E-Mail address.
>I made a simple test and Height = ClientHeight under win32
well I don't have a windows system in front of me to test and the Win32 code
isn't exactly easily browsed through.
>So in win32 would be diferent of gtk?
unfortunatly yes. in this area, and a few others. esp in regars to forms
(border, system buttons, etc)
>In other words: there's no way to make client area work as i mentioned
>before in gtk/lazarus :-\
Correct.. this is an area where Win32 should be as compatible as possible
with Delphi for porting to lazarus reasons, but for new projects and
projects ported to *nix ClienttArea should be used for cross-compiling
reasons. If I find a way to make semi-compatibiity I'll implement it, but
given what I have read in the X headers and in the X Specs, it doesn't look
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