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TEdit on TToolBar

Posted on 2001-07-20
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Hello out there,

I'm having a problem that currently is behind my horizont.

Maybe it's simple for you ;-)

As you can see on the picture at http://www.omsec.com/problem.jpg I am dealing with a normal TEdit-Box on a TToolBar-Menu. I have several buttons on the left of the ToolBar and now I'd like to fill up the remaining Space on the right with the TEdit-Box, also when the Size of the Form changes.

Any Ideas ?

Cheers, Roger
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by:omsec
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sorry
the correct URL is http://www.omsec.com/problem.gif

...the TEdit should behave like it has an Align-Property (which isn't present in D5 ENT)
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by:mnasman
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your link not work, try to put the right link plz
I don't know what's the problem with put editbox in the toolbar?

  if you want to add editbox into the toolbar at the run time, you can do that simply

 Edit1.Parent := ToolBar1;

maybe i don't understand you well, so i'm waiting for the right link

Mohammed
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Hello

  Do you mean you want all the space after the buttons to fill with the Edit box?

 if that what you mean at this code onresize event

procedure TForm1.FormResize(Sender: TObject);
begin
  Edit1.Width := Toolbar1.width - Edit1.Left;
end;

Best regards
Mohammed Nasman
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Hi omsec,

Try This:

Set these code in your form-resize event.
Maybe you must change the Edit and the Toolbar name.

 Edit1.Width := ToolBar1.Width - Edit1.Left;

GL
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mnasman,
 You was faster.
 I saw your code after i have submitted my comment :(

 

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don't worry bugroger, that's happen to me alot :)
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by:tearsoftragedy
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Hey Omsec!!....

it's almost the same code i gave you in the #delphi channel... hehehe... i though you were happy with it...

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lol, i wonder....

but this doesn't behave as expected. When I maximize the form and then minimize it, the Edit suddenly fills the entire ToolBar and the Buttons can't be reached anymore, unless the application is restarted....
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If i maximize the form and then minimize it
the edit "does not" fill the entire ToolBar.

Here is my code:

//--------------------------------------------------------
unit TB;

interface

uses
  Windows, Messages, SysUtils, Classes, Graphics, Controls, Forms, Dialogs,
  ToolWin, ComCtrls, StdCtrls;

type
  TForm1 = class(TForm)
    ToolBar1: TToolBar;
    Edit1: TEdit;
    Button1: TButton;
    Button2: TButton;
    procedure FormResize(Sender: TObject);
    procedure ToolBar1Resize(Sender: TObject);
  private
    { Private-Deklarationen }
  public
    { Public-Deklarationen }
  end;

var
  Form1: TForm1;

implementation

{$R *.DFM}

procedure TForm1.FormResize(Sender: TObject);
begin
 Edit1.Width := ToolBar1.Width - Edit1.Left;
end;

procedure TForm1.ToolBar1Resize(Sender: TObject);
begin
// Edit1.Width := ToolBar1.Width - Edit1.Left;
end;

end.
//------------------------------------------------------

//=============== DFM ==================================
object Form1: TForm1
  Left = 197
  Top = 168
  Width = 547
  Height = 369
  Caption = 'Form1'
  Color = clBtnFace
  Font.Charset = DEFAULT_CHARSET
  Font.Color = clWindowText
  Font.Height = -11
  Font.Name = 'MS Sans Serif'
  Font.Style = []
  OldCreateOrder = False
  OnResize = FormResize
  PixelsPerInch = 96
  TextHeight = 13
  object ToolBar1: TToolBar
    Left = 0
    Top = 0
    Width = 539
    Height = 29
    ButtonHeight = 21
    Caption = 'ToolBar1'
    TabOrder = 0
    object Button1: TButton
      Left = 0
      Top = 2
      Width = 75
      Height = 21
      Caption = 'Button1'
      TabOrder = 1
    end
    object Button2: TButton
      Left = 75
      Top = 2
      Width = 75
      Height = 21
      Caption = 'Button2'
      TabOrder = 2
    end
    object Edit1: TEdit
      Left = 150
      Top = 2
      Width = 386
      Height = 21
      AutoSize = False
      TabOrder = 0
      Text = 'Edit1'
    end
  end
end

//=============== DFM ==================================

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No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:

To split points between bugroger and mnasman

Note:
Both the Form and Toolbar resize events must be coded to handle the setting of the edit width to work correctly, thus the reason for the split.

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