Current component

Hi.

How can i get the name os current component selected on the form?

I'm build a delphi-like IDE and i need to know current component selected do make some changes and other things.
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Russell LibbySoftware Engineer, Advisory Commented:
The ActiveControl property of the form will return this

Regards,
Russell
pcsentinelCommented:

[formName].ActiveControl.Name;

regards
Russell LibbySoftware Engineer, Advisory Commented:
Its best to check the ActiveControl first, as it can be nil which would cause an access violation if the following was executed

Form.ActiveControl.Name

It should be changed to the something similar to the following (check for nil first):

  if Assigned(ActiveControl) then
     ShowMessage(ActiveControl.Name);


Russell

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