[Lazarus] TPopupMenu bug

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon May 18 14:05:53 CEST 2009

On Mon, 18 May 2009, Mattias Gärtner wrote:

> Zitat von Paul Ishenin <ip at kmiac.ru>:
>> Brad Campbell wrote:
>>> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> The PopupMenu property of TMemo does not work in GTK 2.
>>>> I always get some standard GTK popup menu instead of the menu which I 
>>>> designed.
>>>> Is this a known issue ?
>>> Is it related to this behaviour ?
>> Not exactly. Michael just wants to replace system popup menu with his own. 
>> I made a few changes today to allow this. But this needs to be fixed in a 
>> bit different way with changing LCL (not only gtk interface) code. So 
>> better fix will come later.
> "just wants to replace system popup menu with his own"
> I don't think he wants that. The system popup menu contains not only 
> cut/copy/paste but also input methods needed for accessibility and multi 
> language systems. Loosing them would be a bad example for the book.
> About cut/copy/paste:
> Apps can create better cut/copy/paste functions, so a mechanism to replace 
> those is needed.

I think that if I specify my own TPopupMenu, then that should replace
whatever GTK thinks it should put there. If I don't specify one, then
the standard GTK one is used. I don't want merging or whatever.

It's the same as what happens on Windows.


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