[Lazarus] When do I need a component rather than a plain object?

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 10:08:20 CET 2010

On Wednesday, 17. November 2010 07.36:55 Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Just curious and a bit off-topic I guess, but is there some advantage to
> have the various dialog components dropped on a form at design time?

MSEgui filedialog components for example have a "statfile" property to save 
and restore their state in a central tstatfile component. It is also possible 
to link several filedialogs. The setting of the many properties is most 
convenient by means of the object inspector, the event properties are handy 


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