[Lazarus] TPopupMenu bug

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon May 18 15:20:53 CEST 2009

On Mon, 18 May 2009, Paul Ishenin wrote:

> Mattias Gärtner wrote:
>> Zitat von Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:
>>> [...]
>>> 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.
>> I don't know what windows has as default menu items.
>> Ok, so you vote against using the gtk2 bidi system and easy switching input 
>> methods, which afaik is needed by many asian languages. But I'm no expert - 
>> maybe you are right.
>> Perhaps there is some one here who knows about the gtk2 imm features and 
>> can tell what we will loose?
>> Should I ask on the gtk2 list?
> How one relates with other?
> If I want my own popup menu I must have a way to set it.
> If I want to mix my items with the starndard I must have a way to do so.
> VCL and LCL allows only the first. If you want the second let's invent how to 
> do so.
> For example: TPopupMenu.AddDefaultItems(AControl: TWinControl)

Good idea, but maybe add a parameter:

TPopupMenu.AddDefaultItems(AControl: TWinControl; SkipExisting: Boolean = true);


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