[Lazarus] ProjTemplates package issues & bugs

patspiper patspiper at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 2 10:05:33 CET 2010

On 11/02/2010 09:24 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> I get all the same bugs you mention and then some... The "project
> templates" is a nice idea in the IDE, but practically it is riddled with
> bugs and is simply not usable at this point. Other than you and myself, I
> don't think anybody has actually tried to use that IDE add-on.
> It was simply easier to create my own IDE add-on package which registers a
> new project type, by-passing the IDE Templates idea. For an example of such
> a IDE add-on package, have a look at the following URL (part of fpGUI
> repository)
> http://tinyurl.com/2cthede
> ..or the original looooong URL...
> http://fpgui.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=fpgui/fpgui;a=tree;f=extras/lazarus_ide;h=4d006c843d0ed5c550161d13f31b103342d71398;hb=HEAD
> I'm not sure, but I think there might be similar examples included with
> Lazarus sources.
If there are no such examples included with the Lazarus sources, then I 
suggest that your package, or a similar one that does not depend on 
fpgui, be included in the examples folder of Lazarus. It is instructive 
and would save a lot of time for someone trying to achieve the same.

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