[Lazarus] The "Use" button in Component List

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jun 28 13:45:09 CEST 2021

On Mon, 28 Jun 2021, Juha Manninen via lazarus wrote:

> The list opens with Ctrl-Alt-P and is an alternative to the Component
> Palette.
> Is the "Use" button somehow useful?
> A component can be added by selecting it and clicking on designer, or by
> double-clicking it.
> The behavior was slightly changed in r64929, issue:
> https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=38706
> Now the "Use" button inserts a component at coord(0,0) right away, which is
> the double-click behavior.
> Should the button be removed?

I don't think you should remove it. 
The fact that you can/must double click is not immediatly clear. 
A button has a clear meaning.


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