troubleshooting Question

store a record in TTreeNode data property

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Am writing an application that contains a large TTreeView and wish to store some data against every node in the tree of complex data type.

Have figured out how to do this with a simple data types like integer and string but can't get it working with a record.

I can see why the sample of code below crashes, but can't figure out how to get it working. Please can anyone help?

  PTestType = ^TTestType;
  TTestType = record
    str1,str2 : string;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
  PTestType(TreeView1.Items.Item[0].data).str1:='hello1';     //crashes here with "access vioaltion"
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