[Lazarus] TDBLookupComboBox (dblookup.inc)

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Mon Nov 28 16:37:14 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Luiz Americo Pereira Camara
<luizmed at oi.com.br> wrote:
> 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

Here http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=20768

Marcos Douglas

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