[fpc-pascal] Win32 API - Inactive Scroll Bar

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Nov 10 08:40:51 CET 2004

> I am new to Windows programming so please bear with me if it is some trivial mistake. I am using FPC.
> I have created a window with :
>   hWindow := CreateWindow (AppName,'First Prog',ws_OverlappedWindow or WS_VScroll,
>                          cw_UseDefault,cw_UseDefault,cw_UseDefault,
>                          cw_UseDefault,0,0,system.MainInstance,Nil);
> Now after I write some text on the window with TextOut function that goes beyond the window size. I get a scroll bar displayed on the window but the window do not scroll.
> Please educate me - what is wrong? 
> Is there any good online tutorial or book available. All the material I
> could get my hand on is meant for Delphi :-(.

This is windows api, which is the same for FPC and Delphi.

However I would encourage you to use lazarus, it is way easier:


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