A follow up. I remember Delphi 3 had an object browser and managed to get a screen capture:
https://cache.getlazarus.org/images/object-browser.gif It had a few useful features. 1) It listed the entire hierarchy of classes at your disposal, unlimited by unit selection. Therefore you could look at classes and their methods, rather than picking through unit names. 2) When a class was selected you could see all its properties and methods, even if they were defined in a parent class. Also it would note whether methods were virtual and display their visibility level. I can't remember was references was, but if it listed places in code where the type was referenced, now that would be cool. I think this could be done for Lazarus using CodeTools. Improvements I'd like to see would be to include method and property argument signatures in the list on the right. For example: TCustomForm [PU] procedure GetPreferredSize(var PreferredWidth, PreferredHeight: Integer; Raw: Boolean = False; WithThemeSpace: Boolean = True); Where [PU] would be an icon denoting it's public. Also, a would be nice to have would be making members searchable. That is you could type "Size", and all fields, methods, and properties of known with the partial match "Size" in their identifying name would show up. And clicking one that one result would take you to the entire list of members for that type. So if you were to search for "Size", and double clicked on the "[PU] procedure TCustomForm.GetPreferredSize" line, which was one of may results, you'd be taken to the entire listing of TCustomForm inside the same object browser window. Your thoughts?
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