Sender Name in onClick Event

I have an onClick event that several components use.  One of them is causing a problem, but I can't tell how to figure out which one is the problem.

I can't do  ShowMessage( inside the onClick event.

How can I tell the name of the component?

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you could use someting like :

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light_bulbAuthor Commented:
Is there no way to do it in Delphi without have to install/buy 3rd party utils?

  ShowMessage( (Sender as _component_type_ ).Name );

change  _component_type_  with your specific component

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light_bulbAuthor Commented:
I did the following, since I have several different types of components, but you led me in the right direction:

ShowMessage((Sender as TControl).Name);

i`m glad i could help you :D
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