delphi

Delphi 2007 - error running on 64-bit Windows

  • Posted on: 3 April 2013
  • By: Michał Turecki

Delphi 2007 is not new although it is the last non-unicode release of Delphi hence it is used frequently to maintain legacy code base.

And it has bugs. Some of them can be fixed by VCLFixPack and affect only compiled binaries.

Some are related to IDE and neither CnPack nor GExperts IDE extensions can fix them.

Simple themed TCheckComboBox control for Delphi - TComboBox with checkboxes

  • Posted on: 12 December 2012
  • By: Michał Turecki

Recently I needed to upgrade a piece of software to do some things easily done in modern user interface libraries say WPF or FireMonkey (which I don't use personally), but requiring more effort to implement in Delphi VCL.

The task in question was to add a drop down menu with TCheckBox controls to a TStringGrid. This has been done countless times and TCheckedComboBox, TCheckBoxComboBox and others alike can be found on the Internet easily. The problem is none have the features I needed: