[Lazarus] Dropping files on TCustomEdit

Denis Kozlov dezlov at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 14:29:24 CEST 2017

It works fine in Lazarus 1.9.0 r55993 FPC 3.0.2 i386-win32-win32/win64.

Perhaps a Linux or GTK2 only issue.


On 06/10/2017 09:47, Torsten Bonde Christiansen via Lazarus wrote:
> Hi List.
> In my application i have started testing dropping files onto the main 
> form. Most of the components i am using on the form
> happily accepts the file drops, but apparently this does not seem to 
> be the case with any decendants of TCustomEdit (eg. TEdit, TMemo).
> On the main form i have checked the property "AllowDropFiles" to true, 
> and i've implemented a OnDropFiles method too. The procedure is
> correctly activated when dropping files almost everywhere, just for 
> the exceptions of TCustomEdits...
> Is this considered a bug, a feature or do i need to do something 
> special in regards to TCustomEdits?
> My system:
> Lazarus 1.9.0 r55954M FPC 3.0.0 x86_64-linux-gtk2
> I have not tested if this is the case for Win32/64 too though...
> Kind regards,
> Torsten Bonde Christiansen

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