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Embarcadero: Delphi FAQ Index

FAQ Index

About this forum

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I get the best answers?  faq102-5096 Stretchwickster 3 Aug 05 9.5 / 13
How to include syntax highlighting in code examples.  faq102-6487 Griffyn 2 Jan 07 8.8 / 5
 

Component Writing

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I intercept the OnPaste event in a TMemo   faq102-6272 Nordlund 7 Apr 06 --
How do I make a component to interact with a database table?  faq102-7420 djjd47130 27 May 11 --
How do I make a more advanced graphic control?   faq102-7529 djjd47130 3 Dec 11 --
How do I write a simple Delphi Component?   faq102-4839 towerbase 11 Feb 04 9.6 / 7
How do I write a Visual Delphi Component?  faq102-7512 djjd47130 1 Sep 11 --
How to keep certain code from executing when my component is in design-time?   faq102-7640 djjd47130 13 Feb 13 --
Overwriting A File: A Threaded Component   faq102-7528 Glenn9999 29 Nov 11 2.0 / 1
 

Database Programming

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
BDE : Prevent "Index Out Of Date" & "Blob has been modified" errors and loss of data   faq102-3033 BTecho 15 Jan 03 6.5 / 2
Color even and odd rows in a dbgrid a different color  faq102-5603 tayloredwarez 16 Jul 13 9.0 / 1
Coloring selected Row in a dbgrid   faq102-2231 Svanhooft 6 Oct 02 7.0 / 4
How do I incorporate a TDateTimePicker in a Database   faq102-3413 svanels 7 Apr 03 5.0 / 3
How do I maintain referential integrity when updating lookup tables   faq102-4739 hilfy 20 Jan 04 9.5 / 2
How do I quickly find data in a dbGrid?   faq102-4557 svanels 9 Dec 03 5.5 / 2
How to colour alternate rows in a DBGrid   faq102-6087 towerbase 29 Oct 05 9.0 / 3
How to use Look Up fields with Tables /Queries   faq102-1212 svanels 8 Aug 03 7.4 / 11
How to use a look up field in a DBGrid  faq102-1213 svanels 1 Jul 03 4.5 / 2
How to use multi-colored lines in a grid   faq102-2416 svanels 8 Sep 02 8.6 / 9
Search capability in a Tquery using common vcl components   faq102-3597 svanels 18 May 03 7.0 / 1
 

dbExpress

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I get data into a TClientDataset ?  faq102-4721 towerbase 23 Jul 04 --
How do I get round the unidirectional read-only limitation?   faq102-4718 towerbase 14 Jan 04 --
How to update data in a TClientDataset?   faq102-4722 towerbase 14 Jan 04 5.7 / 3
What are the main dbExpress components?   faq102-4717 towerbase 14 Jan 04 --
What is a TClientDataset ?   faq102-4720 towerbase 14 Jan 04 1.0 / 1
When to use TSQLDataset and when to use TClientDataset ?   faq102-4719 towerbase 14 Jan 04 --
Why use dbExpress?   faq102-4716 towerbase 14 Jan 04 3.3 / 3
 

Delphi - The Basics

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
What are the basics of using objects in Delphi?   faq102-7533 djjd47130 13 Dec 11 --
What does the "with" command do?  faq102-7534 djjd47130 18 Dec 11 --
 

Delphi Across Platforms

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I make a DLL in Delphi to use in C#?  faq102-7416 djjd47130 2 Jan 11 --
Passing String Data From DLL functions   faq102-7472 Glenn9999 1 May 11 10.0 / 1
 

Delphi Imaging

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How do I get the RGB and CMYK values of a TColor?  faq102-7480 djjd47130 27 May 11 --
How do I load any format of image into a TBitmap?   faq102-7568 djjd47130 17 Jun 12 --
How do I proportionally resize a bitmap?   faq102-7481 djjd47130 28 May 11 --
How do I take a screenshot and break it into smaller pieces?  faq102-7400 djjd47130 2 Jan 11 --
How to take a screenshot of a specific monitor?   faq102-7655 djjd47130 2 Jun 13 --
 

Delphi Multithreading

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How do I thread-protect an object?   faq102-7643 djjd47130 9 Oct 13 --
 

Delphi with Other Programs

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I execute another program from my Delphi application 2   faq102-6048 sggaunt 31 Aug 05 --
How do I execute another program from my Delphi Application?   faq102-5462 towerbase 6 Oct 04 9.8 / 6
How to export data from a query to Word  faq102-6016 svanels 5 Oct 05 5.7 / 3
How to export data to Excel  faq102-1562 svanels 13 Mar 08 7.3 / 18
How to transfer data from excel to a Database  faq102-6403 svanels 13 Mar 08 --
 

Delphi, PHP and MySQL

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How do I access data held in a MySQL database on a web server?   faq102-5330 towerbase 27 Jul 04 3.3 / 4
How do I design the protocol to transfer data between server and client?   faq102-5331 towerbase 27 Jul 04 7.0 / 1
How do I develop the PHP code to handle the request from Delphi  faq102-5332 towerbase 28 Jul 04 8.5 / 2
How do I write the client side Delphi code to send a request and process the returned data?  faq102-5333 towerbase 26 Jun 06 9.0 / 2
 

E-Mail

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How do I send an email using Delphi?  faq102-3600 Stretchwickster 5 Oct 05 6.8 / 4
 

File Storage

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I search for files in Delphi?   faq102-7639 djjd47130 28 Jan 13 --
What are INI files and how do I interact with them in Delphi?  faq102-7543 djjd47130 15 Feb 12 --
 

Graphical User Interface

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I free a dynamically created object by clicking an object on it?   faq102-7216 BobbaFet 30 Jun 09 --
How do I resize a string grid column to fit the largest text in the cells?   faq102-7524 djjd47130 17 Nov 11 --
How do I right justify text in a StringGrid?   faq102-3514 towerbase 30 Apr 03 7.6 / 5
I'm in a loop and my app is not responding. What do I do?   faq102-4902 hilfy 3 Mar 04 7.0 / 1
Implementing Multi Select String Grid  faq102-6650 Opieo 20 Jul 07 --
 

How To

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Browse Directories and Files  faq102-7233 Glenn9999 21 Jun 11 --
Create a CSV file   faq102-5144 tayloredwarez 18 May 04 4.7 / 3
Do a Case Statement with TEXT values...  faq102-6110 tayloredwarez 17 Nov 05 --
Get the extension of the filename to change when the filetype is changed in a save dialog box   faq102-6124 tayloredwarez 1 Dec 05 --
How can I zip content using a stream?  faq102-6734 Griffyn 20 Sep 07 --
How do I create shortcuts on the system.  faq102-7526 Glenn9999 18 Sep 14 9.0 / 2
How do I disable the [ X ] close button on forms?   faq102-7515 djjd47130 14 Sep 11 --
How do I implement my own mechanism to encode and decode data to my own standards?   faq102-7642 djjd47130 25 Feb 13 --
How do I make a component to get CPU information?   faq102-7506 djjd47130 13 Feb 13 --
How do I manipulate the computer (shutdown, restart, etc)?  faq102-6881 Glenn9999 14 Feb 08 8.0 / 1
How do I set shell events and receive their notifications?   faq102-7539 Glenn9999 25 Jan 12 --
How do I use System Restore in my program?   faq102-6631 Glenn9999 22 Apr 07 --
How do I write a Control Panel Applet?   faq102-7505 Glenn9999 29 Jul 11 --
How do I write a screen saver?  faq102-6914 Glenn9999 21 Jun 11 10.0 / 1
How do I write a text file device driver?   faq102-6944 Glenn9999 5 Jun 08 --
How to ensure only one instance of application runs at once?  faq102-6959 roo0047 6 Jul 08 9.0 / 1
How to get a CRC-32 of a file.  faq102-7462 Glenn9999 30 Mar 11 --
How To Implement a Systray Icon (Revision 3)  faq102-7231 Glenn9999 21 Jun 11 --
How To Operate On The Recycle Bin   faq102-7391 Glenn9999 2 Oct 10 10.0 / 1
How To Perform Timing Functions   faq102-7376 Glenn9999 18 Aug 10 10.0 / 3
Include a JPEG in your EXE file   faq102-5181 tayloredwarez 3 Jun 04 8.5 / 2
Make a SplashScreen   faq102-6119 BobbaFet 28 Nov 05 1.0 / 1
Perform Some NTFS-specific File Functions  faq102-7167 Glenn9999 25 Apr 09 10.0 / 2
Turbo Pascal Compatibility: CRT   faq102-7109 Glenn9999 19 Nov 08 9.0 / 1
Turbo Pascal Compatibility: DOS   faq102-7111 Glenn9999 24 Nov 08 --
Use Pipes (or receive input and output from a console)  faq102-7402 Glenn9999 21 Jun 11 10.0 / 1
Use the Windows Crypto API for Base64 encoding/decoding   faq102-7636 Glenn9999 7 Jan 13 --
Use the Windows Crypto API for Pseudo-Random Data Generation   faq102-7590 Glenn9999 5 Oct 12 --
Use the Windows Crypto API to get a Hash of a file.  faq102-7423 Glenn9999 22 Jan 13 --
 

Networking

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
A http file downloader component  faq102-7504 Glenn9999 14 Sep 11 --
How do I bind multiple ports on an Indy server as if it were one client connection?   faq102-7566 djjd47130 11 Jun 12 --
How do I check if an IP Address exists or not?  faq102-7421 djjd47130 27 May 11 --
How do I make components to wrap the TServerSocket and TClientSocket?   faq102-7503 djjd47130 13 Feb 13 --
WinHTTP Access Unit  faq102-7493 Glenn9999 28 Jul 11 --
 

Performance

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How do I write a simple TThread object?   faq102-7569 djjd47130 22 Jun 12 --
What does Application.ProcessMessages do, and how do I use it?  faq102-7482 djjd47130 31 May 11 --
 

Reference Material

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Can you recommend any Delphi coding standards to adhere to?   faq102-3432 Stretchwickster 10 Apr 03 10.0 / 1
Can you recommend any good books/websites for learning Delphi?   faq102-2794 Stretchwickster 11 Apr 03 6.6 / 7
Delphi Assembler Function Conventions   faq102-7412 Glenn9999 29 Nov 10 --
The W32-Induc A virus (or the Delphi compile-a-virus)  faq102-7536 Glenn9999 22 Dec 11 --
Understanding FindFirst and FindNext  faq102-7116 Glenn9999 15 Dec 08 --
Useful Delphi websites  faq102-5352 BobbaFet 11 Feb 05 4.5 / 2
When should I use Virtual methods in my class?  faq102-6271 Griffyn 15 Dec 06 9.0 / 2
 

Services

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Reporting Data and Control.   faq102-7494 Glenn9999 1 Jul 11 --
 

Strings, Numbers and Text

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
How to build and parse a list without using a deliminator?  faq102-7578 djjd47130 19 Aug 12 --
How to operate with Strings  faq102-3583 svanels 13 Aug 05 8.0 / 5
 

System Information

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Get System information from WMI   faq102-7315 Glenn9999 23 Feb 10 10.0 / 2
How do I determine if a program is already running?  faq102-7523 djjd47130 3 Nov 11 --
How do I determine the amount of RAM?  faq102-7253 Griffyn 4 Dec 09 8.0 / 1
How do I determine the amount of RAM?  faq102-3240 Stretchwickster 18 Sep 09 --
How do I determine the available disk space on a drive?  faq102-3246 Stretchwickster 5 Oct 05 8.0 / 3
How do I determine the Computer Name   faq102-6383 towerbase 15 Aug 06 --
How do I determine the processor speed?  faq102-3256 Stretchwickster 5 Oct 05 --
How do I determine the System Directory (or Path)   faq102-6942 towerbase 28 May 08 --
How do I determine the Windows OS version?  faq102-3232 Stretchwickster 4 Dec 07 9.0 / 3
How do I determine the Windows Temporary Directory?  faq102-3415 Stretchwickster 5 Oct 05 8.0 / 1
How do I determine the Windows Username?  faq102-3877 Stretchwickster 5 Oct 05 8.0 / 1
WMI Methods and the Registry  faq102-7316 Glenn9999 25 Feb 10 --
 

VB and Delphi

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What are the differences between VB and Delphi   faq102-776 dArktEmplAr 31 May 01 6.1 / 14
 

Webpage Design

FAQ Title Author Date Rating/#
Converting TColor to a hexadecimal color   faq102-6182 BobbaFet 19 Jan 06 --
 

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