[Lazarus] Which IDE versions allow you to select a file by right-clicking on the tab?

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Mon Oct 3 07:53:21 CEST 2011

Mattias Gaertner schrieb:

>>>> When I right-click on a tab in the source editor in Linux, I get a menu
>>>> which allows me to jump to the file I want.
>>> This is a gtk feature, not a LCL feature.
>> It's a gtk option, the menu still has to be populated by the LCL. I see 
>> no special problem in making the control catch right clicks on the tab 
>> area, before they trigger the normal context popup.
> Do you mean the gtk feature should be emulated on all platforms?

In all widgetsets, yes.

I just saw the Tab menus in FireFox, and think that it is a very useful 

> By whom, the LCL or the IDE?

IMO it should be implemented in the LCL, as the PopUp property of the 
control. The tab switching menu can become the default, when the user 
supplies no other menu.


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