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Playing a WAV from a resource.

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ498C.txt Playing a WAV from a resource. Category :Windows API Platform :All Product :C++Builder 1.x Question: How do I play a sound from a resource? Answer: We haven't been able to get the SND_RESOURCE flag to work, however you _can_ load up the resource into memory and then use the SND_MEMORY flag. Follow these easy…
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Displaying an error string from GetLastError.

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2459C.txt Displaying an error string from GetLastError. Category :General Platform :All Product :Borland C++ All Description: Displaying an Error Message with GetLastError GetLastError is a WIN32…
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Linking to Functions in Third-Party DLLs

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2407C.txt Linking to Functions in Third-Party DLLs Category :General Platform :All Product :Borland C++ All Description: Linking to Functions in Third-Party Dynamic Link Libraries ======= == ========= ==…
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Filtering Your DataSet in C++Builder

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2367C.txt Filtering Your DataSet in C++Builder Category :General Platform :All Product :C++Builder All Description: Filtering your DataSet In C++ Builder Filtering lets you specify criteria to temporarily restrict the data being viewed. For example, you may be interested in retrieving or viewing only those records for…
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Converting an AnsiString to Char*

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ1360C.txt Converting an AnsiString to Char* Category :VCL Platform :All Product :C++Builder 1.x Question: I am trying to convert a String to char* but keep receiving the error: "Cannot cast…
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C++Builder WinExec() and CreateProcess()

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ1378C.txt C++Builder WinExec() and CreateProcess() Category :Windows API Platform :All Product :C++Builder 1.x Question: I am updating my code for Win32 and changing my WinExec() calls to…
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Bad object file record in...

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ563C.txt Bad object file record in... Category :Linker Platform :All Product :BC++ 5.x Question: What's a possible cause for the linker error Fatal: Bad object file record in file xxx near module…
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Showing a splash screen at startup

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ533C.txt Showing a splash screen at startup Category :VCL Platform :All Product :C++Builder 1.x Question: Where is the best place to open a splash screen on program start up? Answer: The best place to…
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Catching an access violation exception

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ1750C.txt Catching an access violation exception Category :C/C++ Language Issues Platform :All Product :BC++ 5.x Question: Why does my attempt at catching an access violation fail? main() { char *ptr; ptr=NULL; try { *ptr=5; } catch(...) { cerr << "Caught exception" <"throw" somewhere for you to…
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