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How to display hints on the status bar (Views: 30)


Problem/Question/Abstract:

How to display hints on the status bar

Answer:

The following unit demonstrates displaying the hint on the status bar:

unit Unit1;

interface

uses
  Windows, Messages, SysUtils, Classes, Graphics, Controls, Forms, Dialogs, ComCtrls;

type
  TForm1 = class(TForm)
    StatusBar1: TStatusBar;
    procedure FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
  private
    { Private declarations }
  public
    { Public declarations }
    procedure ApplicationHint(Sender: TObject);
  end;

var
  Form1: TForm1;

implementation

{$R *.DFM}

procedure TForm1.ApplicationHint(Sender: TObject);
begin
  StatusBar1.Panels[0].Text := GetLongHint(Application.Hint);
end;

procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
begin
  Application.OnHint := ApplicationHint;
end;

end.

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