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Month: December 2018
Delphi Custom Container Pack fixed for Delphi 2005 to 10.2
In yesterday's update of the Delphi Custom Container Pack to support Delphi 10.3 Rio I had broken it for older Delphi versions. It no longer compiled for Delphi 2005 to 10.2. This is now fixed. Discussion about this post in the international Delphi Praxis forum.
Delphi Known IDE Packages Manager updated to Delphi 10.3 Rio
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. Today, I updated the tool to support Delphi 10.3 Rio. … Continue reading Delphi Known IDE Packages Manager updated to Delphi 10.3 Rio
dzDelphiPaths tool updated for Delphi 10.3 Rio
I have just updated my dzDelphiPaths tool to support Delphi 10.3. Discussion about this post in the international Delphi Praxis forum.
Delphi Help Expert updated for Delphi 10.3 Rio
I have updated my Delphi Help Expert to support Delphi 10.3 Rio. Discussion about this post in the international Delphi Praxis forum.
Delphi Custom Container Pack updated for Delphi 10.3 Rio
I have just updated the Delphi Custom Container Pack sources to support Delphi 10.3 Rio. This time it required more than creating the packages for the new version and adding the latest version of the Delphiversions.inc file. When loading the designtime package an EAssertionFailed exception was raised. It turned out that the category sCategoryDelphiNewFiles no … Continue reading Delphi Custom Container Pack updated for Delphi 10.3 Rio
TDbf packages for Delphi 10.3 Rio
TDbf is an open source library to access Dbase tables. It's released under the LGPL license (which makes in impractical for most commercial Delphi development). It is also used in Lazaraus (I haven't checked the license there, but apparently you can develop commercial programs with it.) The project seems to be rather dead though. Apparently … Continue reading TDbf packages for Delphi 10.3 Rio
GExperts 1.3.12 experimental twm 2018-12-22 released
It's time for a gift to all Delphi developers, a new Release of GExperts. Happy Holidays! (But do spend some time with your family rather than testing GExperts. 😉 ) I blogged about the new features already. There were also several bug fixes. Please be aware that I mostly work with Delphi 2007, so this … Continue reading GExperts 1.3.12 experimental twm 2018-12-22 released
Register and use a custom clipboard format in Delphi
I just now had the need to transmit GPS (WGS 84) coordinates from one program to another. First, I simply copied longitude and latitude separately using the clipboard, which works fine but is really time consuming when you have to do that very often. I could have just copied both values as text to clipboard … Continue reading Register and use a custom clipboard format in Delphi
New features in GExperts
GExperts has recently gained a few new features: Two new experts to start/stop recording and to replay a keyboard macro. These are minimal experts which allow you to add additional keyboard shortcuts to the existing IDE functionality. The idea and the code were contributed by Dejan M. Goto Previous / Next modification Editor Experts. These … Continue reading New features in GExperts