default value in Delphi component

Hi

I have an own component where I add a property SaveOrder with a default value. If I add the component on design-time the SaveOrder is false instead of true:
  tTest = class(TDbGrid)
    private
      FSaveOrder : boolean;
    published
      property SaveOrder: boolean read FSaveOrder write FSaveOrder default true;
  end;

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See my simple sample. What's wrong?
Thanks, Peter
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Sinisa VukConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Override constructor Create:

...
public
    { Public declarations }
    constructor Create(AOwner : TComponent); override;
....

constructor tTest.Create(AOwner: TComponent);
begin
  inherited;
  FSaveOrder := True;
end;

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... and set FSaveOrder to True. Remove
default
directive.
http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE4/en/Properties
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formiAuthor Commented:
that works - but I don't understand what for the default specifier is ...
Thanks for your help!
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