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Kendall Sullivan
28 Aug 2001 How to download a file from the Internet.
Code snippit shows one way of downloading a file from the Internet.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
28 Aug 2001 How to invoke the Windows ShortCut Dialog wizard.
Example shows how to invoke the ShortCut wizard from your application.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
28 Aug 2001 How to close your application using the Escape key.
The code sample below shows how to close your applications using the escape key.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2001 How do I create an executible file using the command line directive in Linux with Kylix?
Create an executible file using using the command line directive dcc.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2001 What can I use in Kylix, as a possible replacement for ShellExecute in Windows?
The following is a brief example of how to launch a Linux application from Kylix.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2001 How to create a console application in Kylix.
Example shows how to create a console application in Linux using Kylix, like in Delphi with Windows.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2001 How to change the shape of your forms.
Shows how to change the shape of your forms using Windows API calls.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2001 How to capture the current cursor icon and draw it.
Capture the cursor handle and draw it on a specified location.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jan 2001 How to detect if the current user is logged in administrator.
This example will show you how to detect if the current user is logged on as administrator
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jan 2001 How to detect the computer name.
Below is a code sample that demonstrates how to find out what the computer name.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
30 Jan 2001 How to use the Find Error entry under the search heading of the menu bar.
The article describes how to use the Find Error feature.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
29 Jan 2001 How to display the current user name.
Code example to display the current user name.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Oct 2000 Error: SQLDA missing or incorrect number/type of variables.
This article describes a work around to this error when using Interbase and stored procedures.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Aug 2000 Passing nil to a variable parameter.
This document demonstrates how to pass nil to a variable parameter of a method.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Aug 2000 How to access more than one table with the QuickRep component.
Some edit controls for the QuickRep component have trouble accessing data, if the dataset property of the QuickRep component uses only one table.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Aug 2000 Using the requery method in place of the refresh method.
Some people have noticed very slow performance while using the refresh method. However it seems the using requery in place of refresh improves the performance significantly.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Aug 2000 Checking the BDE version progammatically.
Some applications require that the correct BDE version be install, this code example shows you how to do it programmatically.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
2 Aug 2000 When Quick Report printer settings are changed during a preview at run time, they will have no affect.
Trying to change the printer setting of a quick report during it's preview, will not affect it.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
2 Aug 2000 How to assign the Delphi global printer object, to the Quick Reports global printer object.
If you want to use Delphi's print dialog and you are using Quick Reports, then you have to assign Delphi's global printer object.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ
31 Jul 2000 Activating the clientdataset closes the query.
Delphi 5 uses Midas 3 and the difference between Midas 2 and Midas 3 is that Midas 3 is stateless.
Kendall Sullivan FAQ

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