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property editor for databasename

Posted on 2000-05-18
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Hi,
How can I do a databasename property editor for my component ? In D3 ;)
It's not a dataaware component.
I want the same editor the for any tdataset component.
I want to be able to choose the database name that I'm going to work on.

Thank for the helps..
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Question by:jeurk
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Hi jeurk,

It must work for you like for me. If you need additional info let me know.


type
  TDatabaseNameProperty = class(TStringProperty)
  public
    function  GetAttributes: TPropertyAttributes; override;
    procedure GetValues(Proc: TGetStrProc); override;
  end;


// !!! Change it
// !!! TYourComponentClass
// !!! 'DatabaseName'
procedure Register;
begin
  RegisterPropertyEditor(TypeInfo(string), TYourComponentClass, 'DatabaseName', TDatabaseNameProperty);
end;

function TDatabaseNameProperty.GetAttributes: TPropertyAttributes;
begin
  Result := [paValueList, paSortList, paMultiSelect];
end;

procedure TDatabaseNameProperty.GetValues(Proc: TGetStrProc);
var
  I: Integer;
  Values: TStringList;
begin
  Values := TStringList.Create;
  try
    Session.GetDatabaseNames(Values);
    for I := 0 to Values.Count - 1 do Proc(Values[I]);
  finally
    Values.Free;
  end;
end;

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Igor
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by:ITugay
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jeurk,

do not forget

uses ...., DsgnIntf, ....
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Igor.
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by:jeurk
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Ok, thanks it's working perfectly.
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