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Posted on 2004-11-28
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I have made extensive use of inherited forms in an application and am looking to use frames to individualise some aspects of the interface.

I am new to frames and with a simple test program to see how they work, my test frame did not appear on the form.

I did the following:

I created a new Form and added a button.

I then created a Frame with a different colour to the Form, and some labels (ie something to see).

I declared the frame as a variable on the form i.e

var
  Form1: TForm1;
  Frame1: TFrame;



I then put the following code behind the Onclick event of the button I placed on the form

  if Frame1 = nil then
     Frame1 := TFrame.Create(self);
  Frame1.Visible := true;
  Frame1.Align := alTop;
  Frame1.Parent := Form1;
  Frame1.Show;
 

I have also used

  Frame1.BringToFront;

When I run the program, and click the button, I can't see the frame. However, if I leave some extraneous labels on the form where the frame it to appear, these disappear when I click the button ie, the frame is there in some spiritual form, but I can't see it. What else do I need to do?

I expect this is an easy question for the gurus, but it is worth 200 points (not 50) to me.





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Question by:Dennis_Treacy
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mokule earned 800 total points
ID: 12692497
i can only guess (as You don't provide whole code)

If You have something like this
  TFrame1 = class(TFrame)
  ..

You should have

var
  Form1: TForm1;
  Frame1: TFrame1;  // not TFrame

and
  if Frame1 = nil then
     Frame1 := TFrame1.Create(self);  // not TFrame
  Frame1.Visible := true;
  Frame1.Align := alTop;
  Frame1.Parent := Form1;
  Frame1.Show;
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by:Dennis_Treacy
ID: 12692581
Thanks!!
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