[Lazarus] Ann: class code creation

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Mar 8 14:15:23 CET 2016

On Tue, 8 Mar 2016, Reimar Grabowski wrote:

> On Tue, 8 Mar 2016 10:13:22 +0100
> Mattias Gaertner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:
>> On Tue, 8 Mar 2016 09:49:45 +0100 (CET)
>> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>> No, this kind of behaviour is very confusing
> for me.
> See, fixed that for you.
> Because at least I and Jesus do not think so. It is common behavior on touch devices ('long click').
> Give some visual clue (a little (animated) icon on the identifier when the key combination is held for example), document it and you are good to go.
> On this and the fpc list it is often said that lazarus/fpc are tools for programmers and a little more can be expected of them than of the general user.
> 'Long click' is a well known and often used UI concept, so you should be able to transfer your knowledge of the virtual keyboard of your phone to the real keyboard in front of your monitor.

Well. You take yourself as a reference I think.

I don't own a smartphone, so 'long click' is not a known concept to me.
I have never met it on a PC.


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