[Lazarus] Grouping radio buttons

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 07:45:22 CET 2012


On Tuesday 20 March 2012 07:21:47 J├╝rgen Hestermann wrote:
> Hans-Peter Diettrich schrieb:
> > I don't see how a user will recognize arbitrary radio button groups,
> > with related buttons scattered across a form. Buttons in a panel or
> > RadioGroupBox instead are naturally perceivable as related. Thus IMO
> > the given model enforces a clearly structured GUI.
>
> When writing "arbitrary" I did not mean to randomly scatter them over
> the window. There can be multiple columns of radio buttons with text
> between them or other arrangements. The same question could be asked
> about TRadioButtons in general: Why can i put them *anywhere* although
> they are correlated? No visible connection is needed in this case. But
> it's only one group. No way to divide them into multiple groups. I would
> have expected a simple group number property that lets me set the group
> of some radio buttons to 1 and others to 2.
>
MSEgui TRadioButton equivalent (tbooleaneditradio) has an integer "group" 
property as well. A useful feature. 

Martin




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