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Postby Timm » Fri May 19, 2017 9:55 am


If a ListView control losts focus the background color of the selected item changes. It gets the same color as a not selected item.
Can I avoid this behavior?

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Re: ListView

Postby ignacio » Fri May 19, 2017 12:12 pm

Hello Timm,

Try this trick:

- Set Listview:lShowSelAlways to .F.
- Add this event:

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METHOD ListView1DrawCell( oSender, oItem, nColumn, nClrText, nClrPane, hDC, aRect ) CLASS TForm1

   LOCAL oFocusItem

   oFocusItem := ::oListView1:GetFocused()
   IF oFocusItem <> NIL .and. oItem == oFocusItem
      nClrText := CLR_HGREEN
      nClrPane := CLR_GREEN
      RETURN 1


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Re: ListView

Postby Timm » Fri May 19, 2017 1:03 pm

Hi Ignacio,

in Xailer 4 TListViewItem seems not to have the event OnDrawCell.
Is only part of Xailer 5, right? ->

Could it be that Xailer 5 is already available and you just forgot to sent it to me? Just kidding... ;-)

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