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Component for handling Recent files list and Open, Save, Save As, Exit Commands. Uses a ini file for the recent list.

The download contains the component, an installation package and a demo application.


v1.0 by Harry Kakoulidis 11/1999. Ported to Lazarus by Juha Manninen 11/2009 <juha dot manninen (at) phnet dot fi>


This is Freeware. The original author Harry Kakoulidis has given permission to port and publish it for Lazarus. Original Windows package name is and it can be found in many Delphi sites (eg. Torry's).


The latest stable release can be found on

Change Log

  • Version 1.0, Date 2009.11.06

Dependencies / System Requirements

  • None

Status: Stable



  • Open package FileMenuHandler.lpk from Lazarus manu Package -> Open Package file
  • Click install.
  • Follow instructions given by Lazarus.

The Example Application

  • First install the package (see *Installation*).
  • Open FileMenuTest.lpi
  • compile
  • run