[Lazarus] TDBLookupComboBox (dblookup.inc)

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Nov 30 12:21:04 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 12:37 PM, Marcos Douglas <md at delfire.net> wrote:
> 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
> Exactly.
>> Please create a bug report i'll look at it
> Here http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=20768

I added one more info (bug) there.

Marcos Douglas

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