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Writing a VCL component in C++ which defines its own events

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ2369C.txt Writing a VCL component in C++ which defines its own events Category :VCL Platform :All Product :C++Builder 3.x Question: I have scoured the Borland BCB docs and the net and I really haven't found a good example of writing a VCL component in C++ which defines its own events (an event not overriding any ancestor class…
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How to put a progress bar on a Status Bar ...

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ2293C.txt How to put a progress bar on a Status Bar ... Category :VCL Platform :All Product :C++Builder 3.x Question: How Do I put a Proress bar on a status bar. Answer: Here is an example: This is the…
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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…
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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 API that returns an error code indicating the most recent error. The most recent error will be set by the failing…
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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…
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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 from System::AnsiString to Char*". Below is my code. What am I doing wrong? String s; char* ch; s…
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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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How do I make a ComboBox Read-Only?

Author: Embarcadero USA Question and Answer Database FAQ971C.txt How do I make a ComboBox Read-Only? Category :VCL Platform :All Product :C++Builder 1.x Question: How do I make a ComboBox Read-Only? Answer: The same effect can be achieved by changing the…
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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 offset 0x00000000 Answer: There are more legitimate means of getting this error, of course, but often when it is at offset zero it…
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