Using Property Editors

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Some properties, such as Lines from a TMemo, have special property editors. Such properties appear with an ellipsis mark ProjectOptionsEllipsis.jpg next to their value when the property is selected in the Object Inspector.

Property Editor Example.png

To open the property editor for a given property, do one of the following:

  • Double-click the Value column.
  • Click the ellipsis ProjectOptionsEllipsis.jpg in the Value column.
  • Press Ctrl+Enter when the focus is on the Property column or the Value column.

Property editors let you set complex properties from a single dialog box. They provide input validation and often let you preview the results of an assignment.

For some components, double-clicking the component on the form opens the component editor. For example:

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