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Archive for November 19th, 2014

Delphi XE, Windows Theming, your DPR and the Project Options in the IDE

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/11/19

A while ago I bumped into a funny problem with Delphi XE.

I moved all the code from the .dpr in a Main unit (the IDE sometimes overwrites part of the DPR).

This normally isn’t a problem, until Delphi re-generates the .RES file. The reason is that this .RES file can contain a manifest which enables Windows theming.

If there is no reference of the Application object in the .DPR, the IDE will remove the Theming manifest from the .RES file, so your application run unthemed.

Three solutions: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Delphi, Delphi XE, Delphi XE2, Delphi XE3, Delphi XE4, Delphi XE5, Development, Software Development | 6 Comments »

 
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