[Lazarus] How to clone a component

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Thu Oct 4 17:29:25 CEST 2012

patspiper schrieb:

> The copied (original) component's events are fine. However, it is the 
> clone's events which are not as desired. Its methods code+data are equal 
> to the original component's methods code+data whereas the data part 
> should point to the clone itself for proper operation of the clone. Any 
> ideas on how this should be handled?

I don't think that the clipboard should contain pointers, which become 
invalid as soon as the referenced form is closed.

The data pointer should refer to the *form* containing the cloned 
component. When that form doesn't have the named method, the handler 
reference may be cleared.


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