Manually moving non-visual components off the form without using data modules.

By: Christopher Moeller

Abstract: Using Ctrl-arrow keys to move non-visual components from the viewable area of the form.

Question:  Is there a simple way to hide non-visual components from being shown on the form without using data modules?

Answer:  If you select the non-visual component, hold down the control key, and use the arrow keys, you may move the non-visual component right off the viewable part of the form.  To get the component back into the viewable area, you may use the same technique to reverse the process.  The component will still be accessible through the Object Inspector for working with the Properties and Events.


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