[Lazarus] TLabel or TStaticText?

John Landmesser jmlandmesser at gmx.de
Fri Mar 15 14:08:59 CET 2019

what about a new form with FormStyle := fsSystemStayOnTop ?!

Am 15.03.19 um 12:37 schrieb frans via lazarus:
> Hi,
> I'm using Lazarus 1.8.4 on Win10. In my application I have a Form with 
> 2 functions. (1) Is to download files from an internet server using 
> ftp, (2) is to store the data from those files in the datacollection.
> Sometimes I loose my internet connection and in that case I want to 
> show a warning in the the middle of the form and in front of all the 
> other components. For the warning I use a TLabel component for the 
> layout parameter tlCenter. But the label is partly hidden behind 
> another component (TFileListBox) and BringToFront doesn't help.
> Now I tried a TStaticText component and that works just fine. Except 
> that it has no Layout property and no Paint procedure I could override.
> Is there a component that gives me all the behaviour I want? Is there 
> a way to bring the TLabel realy in front of all other components? Is 
> there a way to vertical align the text of a TStaticText caption?
> Thx for your reactions

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