[Lazarus] Displaying text with colour and insertion point

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Thu May 17 09:32:49 CEST 2012

Martin Schreiber wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 May 2012 19:37:16 Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> It sounds like a lot of work, shoehorning something which isn't really
>> its forte into Synedit.
>> Before anything more, I'll drop a note to Cmdline's author (if he's not
>> in here already) and see if he's got any suggestions.
>> Otherwise, can anybody say whether are there any stringgrid derivatives
>> etc. that will do this?
> It probably will not help you but MSEgui has "tterminal" for the purpose. It 
> is based on the "tcustomtextedit" widget. "tcustomtextedit" and its 
> descendents (ttextedit, tundotextedit, tsyntaxedit, tterminal...) should be 
> placed into a "twidgetgrid" and builds a text editor column in the grid. The 
> underlying cell datatype is "richstringty", a UnicodeString with per 
> character font style and color info. tterminal can start processes and read 
> and write pipes.

Doesn't help but is worth knowing ;-)

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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