[Lazarus] Would like to help, but....

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Jul 22 19:22:03 CEST 2009

On Wed, 22 Jul 2009 09:21:04 -0700 (PDT)
Samuel Herzog <sam_herzog at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I like to help in fixing issues.
> But with this one I am not sure if it makes sense to do this, and if
> yes, then what would be the best way.
> http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=13961
> Paul has already answered, but I am still not happy with the current
> situation.
> TCustomLabel = class(TGraphicControl)
> TCustomSpeedButton = class(TGraphicControl)
> Someone has implemented already the Autosize mechanism for
> TCustomLabel.

I don't see why do you mention TLabel here.
TLabel is more simple than TSpeedButton and allows Wordwrap and
OptimalFill. So the AutoSize algorithm will be completely

> What do you suggest to do ?
> Create a class TCustomGraphicControl with AutoSize support and then
> inherit TCustomLabel and TCustomSpeedButton from this new class ?

What is the gain?

Why not simply implement procedure


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