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Delphi Cookbook 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 then 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 redo a lot of clicks to just go back to that particular point. You simply have switched from one window to another and back to the first. I see too many business applications that are composed by a bounce 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 to handle ...

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