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Delphi Cookbook - Second Edition by Daniele Teti

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Be coherent with the Windows look and feel using TTaskDialog

Version after version, the Windows OS changed its look and feel a lot from the mid 2009 when the first Windows 95 came out. Also the UX guidelines from Microsoft changed a lot. Do you remember the Multiple Document Interface (MDI) paradigm? It was very popular in the 90s, but now is deprecated and an application seems old also if it has been just released. Indeed, many Windows applications seem stuck in the past in terms of UI and UX. What about dialogs? Our beloved ShowMessage and MessageDlg are there since Delphi 1, but now, the modern Windows versions use different dialogs to communicate to the users. Many of these standard dialogs contain more than a question and a simple Yes and ...

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