[Lazarus] External/out-of-tree LCL widgetset

Graeme Geldenhuys mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk
Thu Nov 30 00:11:36 CET 2017

On 2017-11-28 09:11, Michael Schnell wrote:
> Is implementing TLabel really that hard ?

In LCL yes, because it isn't a widget in the normal sense (unlike in 
fpGUI). Instead LCL uses Windows-like API calls to render what TLabel 
represents. The LCL-fpGUI widgetset doesn't have all those Windows-like 
API's implemented yet.

There is actually a whole wiki page dedicated purely to "how to 
implement TLabel in a new LCL widgetset". That just goes to show how 
different and difficult it is to implement - compared to all the other 


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