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Forum: VCL 01-05-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,865
Posted By lexd
So where in the registry are you talking is it...

So where in the registry are you talking
is it a file icon?

I think we basically agree in what Embarcadero is doing. But we are reacting differently to thier business Plan. So we are not arguing,...
Forum: VCL 01-04-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,658
Posted By lexd
ColnEdit.pas TCollectionEditor

Has any one used it as I believe it's the editor for TCollection & TCollectionItem
how does one start it up, what rules, any editorials. anything?

Thanks in advance
Forum: VCL 01-04-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,865
Posted By lexd
I agree Delphi is beating on to many horses. ...

I agree Delphi is beating on to many horses.
combining too much in one product
and pricing them selves out of the market.

To find a icon like this is so hidden in Delphi I would rather take a...
Forum: VCL 12-24-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,342
Posted By lexd
My finished ToolBar with code

This has the base code to TTbar and I have tried to write some stuff about it

graphically its nice
marry Christmas

forgot resource file sorry
Forum: VCL 12-22-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,557
Posted By lexd
yea this is the real answer to use popup menu ...

yea this is the real answer to use popup menu

TTPopupMenu = Class(TPopupMenu)
private
FReturnMsg: TControl;
Public
Procedure PopUp(X, Y: Integer; ReturnMsg: TControl = nil);...
Forum: VCL 12-20-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,557
Posted By lexd
A popupmenu on Myobject

I have a popup menu connected with code out of TToolBar (ComCtrls) line 2954
as I trace through the code its extremely complex to say the lest.

I feel like making a descendant menu and override...
Forum: VCL 12-20-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By lexd
Their is no Unicode to worry about its object...

Their is no Unicode to worry about
its object orientated, it depends on TMenu and TCustomControl
And I do not think that has changed

I'm tidying up button action but I believe TComboBox and...
Forum: VCL 12-18-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,439
Posted By lexd
Opinion please

TBar is a project similar to Delphi toolbar but with Tedit and TcomboBox added

Its a rather large intensive project with things that can be wrong so its in the testing stage at the moment. But...
Forum: VCL 12-16-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,613
Posted By lexd
copy Delphi *.res file

I need the down button in the SpinEdit file spin.pas or spin.res

file is not listed in Delphi
SpinEdit on the same form as my project creates a dubbing up of resources

its easy to load the...
Forum: VCL 12-14-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,122
Posted By lexd
yes I'm familiar with WM_EXITSIZEMOVE event ...

yes I'm familiar with WM_EXITSIZEMOVE event

its stretch drawing if I do sizing, centering the icon......
Forum: VCL 12-13-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,122
Posted By lexd
I have TEdit, TCombobox working too, My buttons...

I have TEdit, TCombobox working too, My buttons and placement is very sharp/good TGraphicControl dersendants. Flat option. I have auto ordering and temperately removal with visibility. I have 1 group...
Forum: VCL 12-13-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,122
Posted By lexd
Yes a toolbar of a type, Imagelist handling like...

Yes a toolbar of a type, Imagelist handling like this is totally new territory to me

You said sizing is often static so I can use a simple draw - to the canvas
Images.Draw(Canvas, 0, 0,...
Forum: VCL 12-12-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,122
Posted By lexd
Imagelist to a canvas

I have a button and a Imagelist
I have used DrawFrameControl with good success to give me a edge for both up and down. InflateRect (R, -1, -1); has given a simple area of the canvas to paint my...
Forum: VCL 10-03-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,185
Posted By lexd
Attached is a ToolBar descendant that rearranges...

Attached is a ToolBar descendant that rearranges the buttons when one of the buttons change visibility. Written in Delphi 7
Forum: VCL 09-25-2017, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,185
Posted By lexd
I found it easier to change the size of the...

I found it easier to change the size of the spacers
Forum: VCL 09-23-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,185
Posted By lexd
A ToolButton update

My Delphi 7 ToolButton does not like being made not visible/visible
I picked up on the net the parent TToolBar.RecreateWND paints the button back in. I started writing the below code and Delphi...
Forum: General 09-13-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,469
Posted By lexd
Interesting, Thanks, drawing a nice line is a...

Interesting, Thanks, drawing a nice line is a very good start
Some one is going to have to invest in a *.DCU project one day
The word "Antialiased drawing" is key
Forum: General 09-12-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,469
Posted By lexd
Question better drawing tools on canvas

I have a canvas that I wish to draw on
Lines do not have smooth edges when drawn 5 degrees
RoundRect dose not have even comers e,g, nice at top but bottom right is bad
Is thier any tool to do...
Forum: General 08-07-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,072
Posted By lexd
ifound TWMCopyData message I'm going to try

ifound TWMCopyData message I'm going to try
Forum: General 08-07-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,072
Posted By lexd
Question how to tell another exe to update

I have a number of exe's that all run a single known exe that only one copy can run at any one time, they all use the registry to shear information. The key is when the registry is updated I need to...
Forum: General 03-01-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,654
Posted By lexd
https://github.com/hgourvest/uib is were you...

https://github.com/hgourvest/uib
is were you are down loading from

It looks to be for 64 bit XE4-7 that will never work for Delphi 7

I have Delphi 7 and the only database support I can get is...
Forum: General 03-01-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,151
Posted By lexd
Make a customized form visible on screen

I made a customized form with out a title area

procedure THeadlessForm.CreateParams(var Params: TCreateParams);
begin
Params.Style := Params.Style or WS_THICKFRAME;
end;

Now I want to...
Forum: General 02-27-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,342
Posted By lexd
Idea's - Script interrupter

I'm wanting to make a Script interrupter to read script instructions and execute them. I what so good ideas to structure my code that deals with potential error problems, easy to add to and build...
Forum: VCL 02-16-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,573
Posted By lexd
I've given you the know how apply it

I've given you the know how apply it
Forum: VCL 02-16-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,573
Posted By lexd
you are not going to be good to any one paying...

you are not going to be good to any one paying people
you have no plan, final goal, and know how if its possible for your project
you need to learn some know how final
Get reading
If you build...
Forum: General 02-16-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,172
Posted By lexd
text reader for date/time float integer

High guys
I am writing a script interpreter
I have never done this before
as others may have better idea's of how to go about it

date/time float integer I have to read
my script language can...
Forum: VCL 02-16-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,573
Posted By lexd
Media Player needs details about the file its...

Media Player needs details about the file its about to play
speed
data structure
stereo or mono
Size/length
Bit size

as I said you must read the header data at the start of the file
and...
Forum: General 02-15-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,721
Posted By lexd
it also lost your object so you cannot use it

it also lost your object so you cannot use it
Forum: General 02-15-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,721
Posted By lexd
_aline := string(fdquery1.Fields[0].FieldName);...

_aline := string(fdquery1.Fields[0].FieldName); is an error
_aline is a filestream object pointer effectively (reference to its object methods and not recorded data in the object). Use the methods...
Forum: General 02-15-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,925
Posted By lexd
People are not reading your question correctly ...

People are not reading your question correctly

Hi experts, i am creating a login window with user name and password. The user name and password are stored in a sql database table.
You need to...
Forum: VCL 02-15-2017, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,573
Posted By lexd
http://www.file-recovery.com/mp4-signature-format....

http://www.file-recovery.com/mp4-signature-format.htm

The page has links to give you more details
I would load it up into a file stream move the position in the file
And copy data into a integer...
Forum: VCL 01-28-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,958
Posted By lexd
compression works by noting a a repeating set of...

compression works by noting a a repeating set of characters
Do you have that in each separate line?
Forum: General 01-04-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,858
Posted By lexd
I think you have to look at your overall design...

I think you have to look at your overall design of your program
and the way you go about reaching objectives.
I'm saying rethink of better ways to get to a result.

I could say heaps but it would...
Forum: VCL 12-21-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,863
Posted By lexd
Under your internet tab you have a web browser ...

Under your internet tab you have a web browser
Torry pages often have other peoples work to begin
embarcadero also have some stuff to read as ActiveX support and many other things are available....
Forum: General 12-07-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,570
Posted By lexd
you need to go back to maths 1/ current average...

you need to go back to maths
1/ current average
2/ averages counted
3/ (current average * averages counted + new value) div inc(averages counted) = new average

you do not need an arrary
Forum: General 11-23-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By lexd
I have code using the HDC or canvas handle...

I have code using the HDC or canvas handle example Canvas.ClipRect

uses win API
int GetClipBox(
HDC hdc, // handle of the device context
LPRECT lprc // address of structure with...
Forum: General 11-22-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By lexd
you have no canvas handle out side a paint message

you have no canvas handle out side a paint message
Forum: General 11-22-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,402
Posted By lexd
ScrollWindow clears my canvas

hi guys
I'm trying to use ScrollWindow as below but instead of scrolling up
the canvas goes gray. I'm using it in a WMPaint message.
the Canvas.ClipRect is about 200 by 400 and I notice the canvas...
Forum: General 11-10-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,219
Posted By lexd
Canvas.TextRect

sorry I found the answer
Forum: VCL 10-31-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,847
Posted By lexd
I've been up to trying anything I even...

I've been up to trying anything
I even reinstalled Delphi and the DCU's before turning to the forum for help

It frustrating when the compiler does not give support
Thanks
Forum: VCL 10-30-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,847
Posted By lexd
Object inspector will not work correctly with object

I have a complicated VCL object
works perfectly in every respect.

I take the object and update it quite a lot.
complies perfectly, place in form, Object inspector will not up date its view to...
Forum: General 10-24-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,646
Posted By lexd
Now make two forms and read data from one form...

Now make two forms and read data from one form into an object in the another form. Necessary skill. To make things tidy/easy a DataModule is a form without a form displayed to hold your objects and...
Forum: General 10-23-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,646
Posted By lexd
Marsheng is correct: Use DB VCL objects to...

Marsheng is correct:
Use DB VCL objects to connect to a database, as it saves so much manual code, you need a DBConnection, DBDatset or Desendant of, and a DBSource to connect your TDB objects too. ...
Forum: General 10-22-2016, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,656
Posted By lexd
That's what I needed to read thanks That...

That's what I needed to read thanks

That means I only Need

DC := GetDC(ACanvas.Handle);
MemBitmap := CreateCompatibleBitmap(DC, ClientRect.Right, ClientRect.Bottom);
ReleaseDC(0,...
Forum: General 10-21-2016, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,656
Posted By lexd
MSM site explains nothing i can understand What...

MSM site explains nothing i can understand
What is a DC to represent
Forum: General 10-20-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,646
Posted By lexd
My bits worth you can use a database to record...

My bits worth
you can use a database to record staff details
But I would use a string or a registry key for every staff member
name (Greek symbol), password, (another Greek symbol) priority if a...
Forum: General 10-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,220
Posted By lexd
Have you used ProcessExplorer to see what is...

Have you used ProcessExplorer to see what is running on your computer (too many things) or is it a memory issue?
Forum: General 10-20-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,656
Posted By lexd
low level BitMaps

Hi Guys,
Please do not relate this to TWinControl, I have a canvas from TControl with the HDC handle set and I want to do a StretchBlt onto the canvas.
I do not understand GetDC and ReleaseDC in my...
Forum: General 09-26-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
[SOLVED] File Search
Views: 1,854
Posted By lexd
put the restrictions as you need in your code...

put the restrictions as you need in your code (common sence)
its fairly easy so long as you can do some OOP skills.
Or copy from Torry pages and modify it
Forum: General 09-26-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
[SOLVED] File Search
Views: 1,854
Posted By lexd
yes you have the basic idea myseach =...

yes you have the basic idea

myseach = class(TObject)
private
FList: Stringlist;

public
create
Distroy
Procedure search(Dir: String);
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