[Lazarus] Is it possible to drag and drop a web browser URL into a Lazarus app?

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Thu Mar 22 14:14:37 CET 2012

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> On 22 March 2012 11:59, Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1 at ...> wrote:
>> Inter-process D&D requires special assistance by the OS. IMO such operations
>> are limited to drop file names, or other pure text, unless a platform offers
>> something like OLE-DragDrop.
> That shouldn't be a problem for Lazarus LCL then, seeing that
> "everything is native" and all Lazarus's target desktop platforms
> support inter-process DND - yet the full inter-process DND support in
> LCL is still missing. Will this be fixed before the 1.0 release?

Feel free to file an feature request.

> What's nice about X11's DND support is that no data is generated or
> transferred until it is actually known that the drop target accepted
> the drop. Windows unfortunately is not that clever and generates the
> data resources when the DND action starts at the source, not when the
> drop target accepts the drop. So Windows is a bit waist-full with
> resources (what's new).

You obviously don't understand OLE-DragDrop :-(


More information about the Lazarus mailing list