Two weeks ago I added the Donations for GExperts page. A few days later I received the first money through PayPal. Thanks for that! I have now used that credit for donations to other open source software that I use daily: VLC Media Player TortoiseSVN Classic Shell QTTabBar (which hasn't seen any activity since 2013, … Continue reading How I used the first donations for GExperts
Month: April 2017
Showing graphics in a Delphi StringGrid and switching them by mouse or keyboard
Today I had a need for a grid that looks like this: It mixes text with two different bitmaps, representing an on/off state. In addition it should allow the user to switch the states using the mouse and the keyboard. (If you are an experienced component developer, expect to be bored by this article. 😉 … Continue reading Showing graphics in a Delphi StringGrid and switching them by mouse or keyboard
Donations for GExperts
If you want to say thank you for my work on GExperts, there are the following options: Contribute to the GExperts quality You can either contribute good bug reports or - even better - bug fixes to GExperts. I'd actually prefer that over getting money. Good bug reports include the Delphi version (and language), the … Continue reading Donations for GExperts
Bugfix for the Build Connection String dialog appearing on the wrong monitor
According to MSDN the window handle passed to IDBPromptInitialize::PromptDataSource will be used this way: hWndParent [in] The parent window handle for dialog boxes to be displayed. The dialog box will always be centred within this window. Unfortunately it doesn't work like this: If the parent form is on a secondary monitor the dialog is shown … Continue reading Bugfix for the Build Connection String dialog appearing on the wrong monitor
tdbf Packages for Delphi 10.2
Since we use it at work, I have had write access to the tdbf repository on SourceForge for a while. And apparently I am the only one who cares about support for the latest Delphi versions. So, now there are packages for Delphi 10.2 Tokyo in the repository. Be warned though: They compile and install … Continue reading tdbf Packages for Delphi 10.2
Delphi IDE explorer expert updated for Delphi 10.2
I have updated my Delphi IDE explorer expert to work with Delphi 10.2. The sourcecode is available from SourceForge.
dzDelphiPaths tool updated for Delphi 10.2
I have just updated my dzDelphiPaths tool to support Delphi 10.2.
Delphi Known IDE Packages Manager updated to Delphi 10.2
A while ago, after my post on Known IDE Packages in Delphi I wrote a the KnownIdePackagesManager tool which lists those packages, allows to disable and enable some of them and also set the package description for those packages that don't have a meaningful description (usually "(Untitled)"). Today, I updated the tool to support Delphi … Continue reading Delphi Known IDE Packages Manager updated to Delphi 10.2
Delphi Custom Container Pack updated for Delphi 10.2
I just updated the Custom Container Pack sources to support Delphi 10.2. It was mostly a matter of creating the packages for the "new" version. I also used the latest version of the Delphiversions.inc file. It now compiles and installs. I have not tested it extensively.