When Delphi is missing the `ActiveX` items in the `File -> New` dialog
Posted by jpluimers on 2017/03/29
Marco Cantú posted the below solution when
ActiveX is missing in your
New dialog which I’ve paraphrased:
OK, you can try this.
- Close RAD Studio/Delphi.
- Open the registry editor.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER, open the
Known IDE Packages\Delphi— that is something like
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Embarcadero\BDS\18.0\Known IDE Packages\Delphi—
- Search for the
- Edit it: remove the
__(double-underscore) pre-pended to the value
(Untitled). In other word, change “
__(Untitled)” into “
- Close registry editor.
- Open the IDE.
I ran it it recently and was glad this worked.