[Lazarus] Controlling access to a method

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed Jan 30 13:34:16 CET 2013

Mark Morgan Lloyd schrieb:
> Given a fragment of code like this:
> type
>   TDbConfigFrame = class(TFrame)
> ..
>   public
>     { public declarations }
>     property DbInit: TDbConfigInit write fdbInit;
>   end;

A write-only property can be implemented by a (setter) procedure, to 
which you add whatever arguments may be useful (e.g. Sender).

> is there any way of enforcing a rule that DbInit can only be written by 
> (for example) a descendant of TForm or TNotebook? Or only being writable 
> by e.g. the OnCreate() method of certain designated form instances?

You can check Sender against the owner of the frame, if that helps.


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