[Lazarus] Cool IDE add-on idea
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Wed Apr 25 00:03:56 CEST 2018
On 2018-04-24 21:20, Ondrej Pokorny via Lazarus wrote:
>> Unfortunately that's how the TToolBar works. No chance to change it.
>> We'd need a new toolbar component that would accept focus for the tool
> There is one way to do it more simply: add &-hotkeys to the buttons.
> E.g. the help button can be triggered with Alt+H (because the caption is
> &Help). Adding &-hotkeys to other buttons will allow to trigger them
> with a keyboard as well.
I was just going to suggest that, then read your second reply. :-)
My other suggestion was to simply place a TActionList on each Package
windows. Then define all the actions with associated shortcuts. The
Captions of each TAction doesn't need to contain the & symbol for a
hotkey (though highly recommended). The defined TAction.Shortcut
property works just fine without the & in the TAction.Caption. The for
should then process those shortcuts as part of any keyboard event in the
form. That's all part of the benefits in using actions.
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