Protected properties

How to access properties and methods in the PROTECTED section of a class.

This one really is simple. It is also very well known, but I'll include it here

just for all those people who don't know how to do it.



For example, if you needed to access the canvas property of a DBGrid, you

would do the following :



type

  THackDBGrid = Class(DBGrid);





Then, whenever you need to access the Canvas property of your DBGrid you would

typecast it as a THackDBGrid, like so :



  with THackDBGrid(DBGrid1).Canvas do .........






 

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