Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:21 pm Post subject: Change Form Title of ce.createForm with Free Pascal
I currently developing a CE Plugin. I am creating a form with ce.createForm and want to change the Caption of the form. In Lua i could use the setProperty methode but this is not available in your SDK.
In general. Can i call CE internal functions from the plugin?
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Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:58 pm Post subject:
It's recommended to create your own window with it's own message handler in your dll instead of using the plugin's createForm export if you wish to do more advanced things, like changing the caption...
Alternatively, you could do a lua_call with the luavm you can get from the pluginexport and call setProperty and all other functions from there.
Note that if you are in a different thread, make use of MainThreadCall so the lua command gets called from inside the main thread
And alternate method 2 (not recommended): Get the same lcl and fpc version that ce was build with and use the TForm class to control that object.
Again, do all commands using a MainThreadCall call. The gui components are not threadsafe except the few I explicitly exported _________________
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