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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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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…
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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 open a splash screen is in the project source file after initializing the Application object and before running the…
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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…
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Sharing Violation Error with Paradox Tables.

Author: quinn Technical Information Database TI265B.txt Sharing Violation Error with Paradox Tables Category :General Programming Platform :All Product :BDE All Description: This error is most commonly caused by a "Lock File Contention". A lock file…
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Convert Hex String to an Integer Value.

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2203C.txt Convert Hex String to an Integer Value. Category :General Platform :All Product :C/C++ All Description: This document provides a method to read hexadecimal numbers. The atoi() function ignores the A-F digits in a hexadecimal number. In fact, the first non-digit character in the string passed to atoi()…
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Output Numbers with Thousands Separator

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2183C.txt Output Numbers with Thousands Separator Category :General Platform :All Product :C/C++ All Description: How do I output comma-formatted numbers such as 1,000,000 with C++ IOStreams?
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How to Build and Use a Simple DLL

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI2195C.txt How to Build and Use a Simple DLL Category :General Platform :All Product :C/C++ All Description: This document discusses how to create dynamically linked libraries (DLLs) using version 5.0 of…
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Error solutions and limitations of Paradox Engine

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI239B.txt Error solutions and limitations of Paradox Engine Category :General Programming Platform :All Product :Paradox Engine All Description: Limitations of the Paradox Engine ============================================== The Paradox Engine version 3.01 was intended for use on DOS 3.1 through DOS 5.x, and/or Windows 3.x…
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