[Lazarus] TDBLookupComboBox (dblookup.inc)

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara luizmed at oi.com.br
Mon Nov 28 16:00:41 CET 2011

On 28/11/2011 11:37, Marcos Douglas wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Marcos Douglas<md at delfire.net>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The TDBLookupComboBox uses Field.AsString or Field.Value to access the
>> data... but I have problems with it using Unicode.
>> I use MSSQL and I have to convert the string data using
>> SysToUTF8/UTF8ToSys in OnGetText/OnSetText events [1]
>> This works in TDBGrid, but not in TDBLookupComboBox.
>> I'm working in a patch but I'm not finished. I have some problems...
>> So, somebody have the same problem and already did the patch?
> I forgot to say that the TDBGrid works because it uses
> Field.DisplayText, instead of AsString or Value.

There's indeed a bug in DBLookup controls not showing DisplayText

Unfortunately is not as simple as replacing AsString by DisplayText 
because of the current method to find the list field

Please create a bug report i'll look at it


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