Monthly Archives: April 2013

VirtualTree and XE4

Today I also ported the VirtualTree component to XE4. The VirtualTree has been created by Mike Lischke. On his website he gives some information about this component: “Virtual Treeview is a treeview control built from ground up. More than 13 … Continue reading

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SynEdit and XE4

Today I added XE4 support to SynEdit. SynEdit is a nice syntax highlighting editor for Delphi which you can also find under SourceForge: “SynEdit is a syntax highlighting edit control, not based on the Windows common controls. SynEdit is compatible … Continue reading

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Abbrevia and XE4

Abbrevia is also one of the good old TurboPower components like Orpheus. It is also hosted at SourceForge and it is maintained by Craig Peterson, one of the Beyond Compare developers. You can read at SourceForge the following: “Abbrevia is … Continue reading

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Orpheus and XE4

Orpheus is a very old VCL component suite for Delphi. It started with Delphi 1 and supports all Delphi versions including XE4. It also supports the C++Builder. Orpheus has originally been created by the great TurboPower company which closed their … Continue reading

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PowerPDF for XE4

Today I added support for XE4 to the PowerPDF component. As I already explained in an older post PowerPDF is a Delphi VCL component that allows to create pdf documents visually. PowerPDF supports the Delphi version 2007, 2010, XE, XE2, … Continue reading

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Indexing of Strings

As everyone knows Delphi strings are 1-based. This means that they are starting at the index 1 and ending at the index “Length()”. The reason is that Borland made the huge strings compatible to the old ShortStrings that had a … Continue reading

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Record Helpers for Intrinsic Types, Part 3 – Update

As I already told you, I’m using the great record helpers for intrinsic types. XE3 already ships with the TStringHelper which is defined in System.SysUtils. I looked at the implementation and there a some parts that make me really disappointed. … Continue reading

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Record Helpers for Intrinsic Types, Part 2 – Update

This week I used some record helpers for intrinsic types and I think that they are a wonderful feature. This means that you should update at least to XE3 to use this great feature. But as always there are some … Continue reading

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