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Delphi Cookbook - Second Edition by Daniele Teti

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Creating a stack of embedded forms

Every modern browser has a tabbed interface. Also, many other kinds of "multiple views" software have this kind of interface. Why? Because it's very useful. While you are reading one page, you can rapidly check another page and still come back to the first one at the same point you left some seconds ago. You don't have to redo a search or use a lot of mouse clicks to just go back to that particular point. You simply have switched from one window to another window and back to the first. I have seen too many business applications that are composed of a bunch of dialog windows. Every form is called with the TForm.ShowModal method. So the user has to navigate into your application one form at time. This is simpler ...

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