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develop a "desktop" application

hi! i want to create a kind of desktop in delphi. it would be enough if a MDI window would show all components (eg images) instead of hiding them if you create an mdi child. do you have an idea ?

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ItsMeAuthor Commented:
Please explain it better!

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ItsMeAuthor Commented:
i want to show vcl's like a stringgrid, an image etc. in an MDI window.

when you create an mdi form and place some components on it they disappear when you run the program (you have to create an mdi chil window to see that, too).

i want to create an mdi window which has mdi child and which displays something itself.
mdiform can't be holder for some component, but there is one trick you can do that is draw a picturebox on it.... then you can placed the components you want on the picturebox...
ItsMeAuthor Commented:
hi eddie!
this is a cool trick but it doesn't solve my problem :-(( is there another way, perhaps to create child windows in a normal form ?
ItsMeAuthor Commented:
got  it ! just have to set form2.parant := form1 ! all vcls are shown.

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