[Lazarus] Developing a WidgetSet

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 9 01:16:49 CEST 2017

Am 08.10.2017 23:15 schrieb "Graeme Geldenhuys via Lazarus" <
lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org>:
> On 2017-10-08 21:09, Lubos Pintes via Lazarus wrote:
>> If I want to add a functionality like accessibility to WidgetSet, which
>> package could I use, lcl.lpk, or lclbase.lpk?
> I believe "accessibility" is beyond the scope of the LCL. It is expected
that the underlying GUI toolkit (Qt, GTK, fpGUI etc) implement the
accessibility and will magically be available in your application, if
accessibility is enabled in your desktop environment.

Not quite as the LCL still nerds to feed the necessary information to the
widgetset's accessibility subsystem, especially with custom drawn controls.
AFAIK there had been some work in the past to principally prepare the LCL
for this...

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