loading DFM forms into an app at run-time
Posted on 1997-08-12
I have a problem that I was hoping you would be able to offer me some advice with. I am writing an application that allows the user to tailor forms at run-time by moving controls and adding fields. The only difficulty that I am having is with saving and reloading the forms. I have read some material on how to do this but it is incomplete. I would like my application to create a file for each form that is similar to a delphi DFM file. I have used the readcomponent & writecomponent methods in the TFilestream object but I can only save the components on the form not the form itself. Can you give me any pointers on how to
save a form and all of its components to a file similar to a Delphi DFM file. Any help would be appreciated even if it is just a point in the right direction.
Regards. Richard Grant