[Lazarus] TPairSplitter vs. TSplitter

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at vodafonevast.nl
Mon Jun 1 08:24:51 CEST 2009

Marc Santhoff schreef:
> Am Montag, den 01.06.2009, 08:58 +0800 schrieb Paul Ishenin:
>> Marc Santhoff wrote:
>>> Is TPairSplitter buggy? Or gtk2?
>> Gtk2. It happens with other controls too.
>>> Summing up I want to know:
>>> Is it a good idea to go on using TPairSplitter or if I should better
>>> switch to TSplitter?
>> Previosly we thought to remove TPairSplitter. TPairSplitter uses 2 
>> panels + splitter on other than gtk/gtk2 platforms. Therefore it adds 2 
>> unneeded window handles. This makes your form more heavy - it needs more 
>> os resources, positioning and resizing requires more operations.
> I'd vote for removing, if in the end it happens to be a bad decision to
> use it because it is not fully funtional (combined with gtk2) and with
> TSplitter there is an alternative.

Can we refer to you to port all existing code?

I don't mind deprecating it.


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