[Lazarus] Resource string constants support in the Object Inspector
graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 11:01:38 CET 2008
On 17/03/2008, ik <idokan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I find it weird a bit, but I also see the power in it.
I think it will be very handy! Currently you assign a hard-coded
string like 'Hello' to a button's caption and then later in your code
you need to write something like
MyButton.Caption := rsHello;
just to replace what the Object Inspector did the first time round.
This seems like a waist. Why couldn't the Object Inspector use the
resource string in the first place.
One issue that might come up in Lazarus (not fpGUI) is a question of
timing. What if rsHello is assigned before correct localization was
loaded. fpGUI does localization handling in Application.Initialize
- Graeme -
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