September 6th, 2004, 09:00 AM
align client: change settings
I am trying to align a panel to align to the full window (as a masking tool), even though there are a few panels underneath it, preventing it. I think I have done this before, but don't know how. Can anyone help?
September 7th, 2004, 05:08 PM
This is pretty easy. All you have to do is make the bottom panel the parent of all the other panels. To do this:
0. Backup all your source files in case you screw something up.
1. Select all the other panel components (use shift-click to select multiple panel components).
2. Use Ctrl-X to cut all the selected components out of the form.
3. Drop a panel component on the form and set its Align property to alClient. This will create a panel that is spread out throughout the form.
4. Click on the panel component you just created and then hit Ctrl-V to paste back the other components you cut out in step 2 back.
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