[Lazarus] Howto use Tooltip for function pos( for example?

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Mar 15 12:48:47 CET 2018

On Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:15:43 +0200
Juha Manninen via Lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 15, 2018 at 12:44 PM, Mattias Gaertner via Lazarus
> <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
> > It does not check, if the parameter is compatible.
> > It sees
> > pos( something.something;  
> It changes:
>   sl := TStringList.Create;
> into:
>   pos(
>   sl := TStringList.Create, v2);
> which can never be right.

True. Feel free to improve the heuristic.

> I think a newline should break searching for existing parameters in this case.

Maybe better: "when the closing bracket is missing, a newline should

> When a user wants to insert template parameters, he typically has no
> existing parameters at that point.
> If he has existing parameters, then he uses Ctrl-Space and
> Ctrl-Shift-Space to modify / verify them.

You can't use Ctrl-Space to add v2.


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