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TCustomRichViewEdit.OnDrawCustomCaret

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Allows to draw a custom caret.

type

  TRVDrawCustomCaretEvent = procedure (Sender: TCustomRichViewEdit; Canvas: TCanvas;

    const Rect: TRect) of object;

property OnDrawCustomCaret: TRVDrawCustomCaretEvent;

(introduced in version 10)

Custom caret is drawn if CustomCaretInterval>0.

OnMeasureCustomCaret event occurs before each call of this event.

Example

This example draws a rectangle/ellipse caret. In combination with the example in OnMeasureCustomCaret topic, it draws rectangle/ellipse around the character to the right of the caret.

procedure TMyForm.MyRichViewEditDrawCustomCaret(Sender: TCustomRichViewEdit;

  Canvas: TCanvas; const Rect: TRect);

const f: Boolean=True;

var r: TRect;

begin

  if f then

    Canvas.Pen.Color := clRed

  else

    Canvas.Pen.Color := clBlue;

  f := not f;

  r := Rect;

  Canvas.Brush.Style := bsClear;

  if f then

    Canvas.Rectangle(r)

  else

    Canvas.Ellipse(r);

end;


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