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  1. Anders Melander

    Tool to inspect properties at run-time?

    Are you sure about that? I believe TMS purchased their run-time design controls (OI, form designer, etc) from some Chinese gentleman. AFAIK the same person that was the author of the K-Wizard controls. I'm using his original controls in my Resource Editor:
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    gridlines in listboxes

    Since you don't want to hear about alternatives the only solution you have is owner drawing the listbox. A Google search would have given you that answer and it would also give you examples of how to do it. Start here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/controls/about-list-boxes ...or simply use a TListView.
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    Testing out DirectOffice Library

    Okay. I thought that maybe the typelib you're using had its own declaration of IComparable. I'm guessing the IComparable stuff is a mistake made by the typelib importer. It doesn't make much sense to me otherwise. Since you're using dispatch interfaces (i.e. late binding) anyway the solution could be to simply access the properties through IDispatch and ignore the concrete interface declarations. You can do this quite easily by using the OleVariant type: var Fontsize: OleVariant; begin Fontsize := CoDocumentFormat_OpenXml_Wordprocessing_FontSize.Create; Fontsize.Val := '40'; end; This is basically the way VB does OLE automation.
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    Testing out DirectOffice Library

    Can you show us the declaration of IComparable ?
  5. Anders Melander

    TJSONObject.Format bug

    From what I can see, by reading the source, the only place SysUtils.Format is called is in EJSONParseException.Create. TJSONObject.Format ends up calling TJSONString.ToChars to encode the chars and I can't see anything there that would choke on %. Regardless, it would be trivial for you to look at the call stack when the exception occurs to determine where SysUtils.Format is called from.
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    Can one include a TDataModule in a console application?

    What errors?
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    Sorting question

    Plastic Merge can do move detection. You might have more luck with that. https://www.plasticscm.com/features/xmerge
  8. I can save you 70 minutes there. The key point of Chandlers Efficiency talk is "Cache locality is very important". The remaining 60 minutes are just circus IMO.
  9. Anders Melander

    Two Lists synchronised movement

    Why not just set the absolute scollbar position of the listbox based on the position of the checklist scrollbar position?
  10. Anders Melander

    Stratched image is wrong if bmp dimention >32767 (RAD2007)

    Hardly relevant since it's about GDI+. They are not the same. pfDevice creates a DDB while all the other create DIBs. I don't know why you would prefer DDB when you're working with bitmaps that large. Use DIBs instead. They are backed by virtual memory. There are way too many unrelated things going on in your example for me to investigate it. Instead of juggling different bitmaps just size TImage->Picture->Bitmap and draw on that.
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    Stratched image is wrong if bmp dimention >32767 (RAD2007)

    I don't think the problem is in the VCL. As far as I can see the calculations done by TImage, TBitmap & TCanvas are correct and should not overflow. It would help if you could show what the problem looks like.
  12. Anders Melander

    Few do-not in website

    I don't get this moaning about the captcha at signup. AFAIK it's an standard option in JIRA so it's easy to turn on or off. There's no effort involved. My physic powers are limited so I don't know why they chose to enable it but I'm guessing they had a good reason. Apparently others know better. I agree that it would be better to have the captcha above the input field but it isn't really something I can get upset about. Click another field, read the image, enter the text and move on.
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    Few do-not in website

    It's Atlassian. If you want to customize the UI you will have to modify the source and probably recompile JIRA. I think Atlassian invented suckage. Embarcadero has customized it a bit but I'm guessing they did that by tweaking the CSS. Here's what the standard JIRA Server 7 (they're on v6) login looks like: So your browser is able to autocomplete captchas? Impressive! Must be that there new artificial intelligence thing I've been hearing about... 🙂
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    Few do-not in website

    The login looks like the standard JIRA Server login page so it's probably designed by Atlassian. While they're not known for their usability skills I don't see a big problem with it. You can blame the autocomplete on your browser. As far as the tracking on the main site goes, yeah that sucks. Luckily Firefox blocks all of it.
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