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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 CreateProcess() and having trouble. There is so much more to setup. Can you supply an example? Answer: void…
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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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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…
Delphi

Passing Multidimensional Arrays as Parameters

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI1477D.txt - Passing Multidimensional Arrays as Parameters Category :Object Pascal Platform :All-32Bit Product : Description: Passing an array to a procedure or function is straight forward and behaves as expected. However, passing a multi-dimensional array to a function or procedure is not handled in the same way. Consider…
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BDE and Database Desktop Locking Protocol

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI1437D.txt - BDE and Database Desktop Locking Protocol Category :Database Programming Platform :All Windows Product : Description: Intended Audience This information will be of benefit to anyone…
Delphi

How to dynamically create a TPageControl

Author: Embarcadero USA Technical Information Database TI1321D.txt - How to dynamically create a TPageControl Category :VCL Platform :All-32Bit Product :All32Bit, Description: This document demonstrates how to dynamically add tab sheets (TTabSheet objects) to…
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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 contention occurs in this situation: One user, User "A", is accessing one or more Paradox tables in a directory. "A" is closing…
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