Need a coloured button for Delphi

Posted on 2007-12-04
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
Hi Experts

I am looking for a button component with the following features
- Delphi 5
- Support bevel
- Colour
- image / bitmap
- multiline text that centres

Thats it..
Question by:mansol2
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • +3
LVL 16

Expert Comment

ID: 20404566
Hi Mansol

You can see some free components here :

My favorite (its free) is :

and :
(Check the left panel "TAdvGlowButton")

Hope this helps.


Author Comment

ID: 20404848
Both look good but what I need is a button with bevel and the ability to set color. I didn't download Alpha but it looks like it is a skin tpe of control that sets the same colour to every button on the screen.

I am designing a POS system that needs different coloured buttons on the screen. I am currently using woll2wolls tfcShapebutton but this is limited to flat buttons for colour.
LVL 16

Expert Comment

ID: 20405013
Sorry mansol2. I didn't read carefully.
I'll try to find something :)
Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

LVL 14

Expert Comment

ID: 20405459
Raize Components, while not free are excelent.


Expert Comment

ID: 20405923
Try this... i think this will work for you...

Hope this help!!
LVL 17

Expert Comment

ID: 20406155
personally I'd use a TPanel (for the colour and the bevel) and a timage on it (for the graphic) and a TLabel with "transparent := true" and "wordwrap := true"
Set the panel, image, and labe;'s OnClick event to the same event and you're done...
all 100% native code with full source
just my 2c :-)
LVL 31

Expert Comment

ID: 20407450
I have used routines developed by Leif Bruder with success.  This is the first few lines from the pas file:-

LbButtons Suite - Two new buttons for Delphi!
    Copyright (C) 2000-2002  Leif Bruder

    This file is part of LbButtons Suite.

Not sure where I downloaded this from - maybe Torry.
LVL 31

Accepted Solution

moorhouselondon earned 500 total points
ID: 20407483

Author Comment

ID: 20418046
Raize components buttons that allow colour don't allow bevel control
I really liked the idea of the tPanel with embedded image. however this suffers from the problem that all panel based components do and that is slow processing of the on click event. This maes it unusable in a point of sales application.

The lbButtons suite looks like it will meet most of my requirements with limited beven control but some nice looking buttons. I am going to test this next few days.

Thanks for all the help so far.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31412616
THis works fine apart from the bevel but the appearnce of the button is good enough.

Thanks for the pointer

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

A lot of questions regard threads in Delphi.   One of the more specific questions is how to show progress of the thread.   Updating a progressbar from inside a thread is a mistake. A solution to this would be to send a synchronized message to the…
Objective: - This article will help user in how to convert their numeric value become words. How to use 1. You can copy this code in your Unit as function 2. than you can perform your function by type this code The Code   (CODE) The Im…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit If you want to manage em…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question