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overlapping timage components in delphi

Posted on 2011-03-06
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I have a Delphi application and on a form several timage components each containing a picture.
Says I have Image1, Image2, Image3
How can I programmatically change which image is "above" others at run time ?
What is the property governing that ?
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RezaSadigh earned 500 total points
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Hi
Use BringToFront method. for example if you want to order Image4, Image2, Image1, Image3 use this code
Image3.BringToFront
image3.refresh
Image1.BringToFront
image1.Refresh
Image2.BringToFront
image2.Refresh
Image4.BringToFront
Image4.Refresh
Application.ProcessMessages
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by:Geert Gruwez
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The bring to front is ok,
but you need only call update of the container

Image3.BringToFront
Image1.BringToFront
Image2.BringToFront
Image4.BringToFront

PanelX.Update;

individually redrawing each image will be slower than only redrawing at the end
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