[Lazarus] SynEdit

patspiper patspiper at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 17:44:34 CEST 2011

On 04/04/2011 06:30 PM, Martin wrote:
> On 04/04/2011 16:20, patspiper wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 1- How can TSynCompletion's ItemList be filled depending on what is 
>> before the dot(.)? I know the Lazarus IDE does it, but I couldn't 
>> figure it out.
>> TEdit.|
>> If Ctrl+Space is pressed, then the list of TEdit properties should 
>> popup. Currentstring is empty. How can we read the word before the dot?
> There is an example on how to use it, in the example folder.
> It should show you which callbacks are triggered, so you can place 
> code of your own there.
I checked the 3 examples before posting. They show how to use 
CurrentString (which is after the dot), but not how to read the token 
before the dot.
>> 2- Any reason why TSynCompletion is not a palette component, and has 
>> to be created through code?
> Yes and no.
> It needs some real refactor, and deprecating a method/property will 
> allow people to change there code easily (if enough time is given 
> before the final remove) => but as soon as stuff get's into the lfm, 
> it gets way harder.
> Though I have no idea, when, if ever, I get to that.
You've done a already great job on Synedit!


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