[Lazarus] Positioning entries on main menu

Juha Manninen juha.manninen62 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 31 18:30:53 CEST 2013

On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 4:08 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd
<markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
> The program doesn't have a toolbar, and since the audience is IBM (and
> other) mainframe types it's a fair bet that they like toolbars even less
> than I do (I like having a menu dammit, I'm not into all this self-service
> buffet stuff :-)

You can implement menus also differently, without using main menu.
Dropdown menus from speedbuttons look almost like a main menu, but
allow freely design your layout.

> I've experimentally allowed the main form to accept dropped files, which is
> OK except that controls mask them (i.e. I can detect a dropped file over the
> menu or status bar, but not over e.g. a TMemo). Is there some hidden
> component property to make components transparent to drop? Lazarus/LCL 1.0,
> Linux gtk2.

I don't know. Maybe you must allow dropping for each control and
forward it to the form.


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