Crash Course Delphi 13 :

Acron with a StringGrid

We show Acron's acronyms and meanings in a StringGrid, an Excel-like component for displaying multiple columns.

Showing strings in a StringGrid

A StringGrid is like a super version of a ListBox: it can show multiple columns, and it can show headers in a "fixed" row and/or column. A StringGrid does not have an "items" property, so there is no Delphi procedure for loading strings into a StringGrid. We have to program this ourselves.

A StringGrid has a Cells property for storing its strings, but this is not accessible at design time! We have to fill the Cells at runtime -- let's do a little experiment with this.

The complete code

Modify the OnClick event handler of Button1 as follows:


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