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  1. dummzeuch

    GExperts Grep Search

    It was a suggestion to file a feature request if you care to get this implemented. If not, don't file it. Maybe it was too subtle, yes. (I don't take anything from a discussion here as a feature request, unless I think it might be valuable for me myself. Or sometimes I actually remember it when I am working on something else and see an easy option to implement it. That's not the rule though.)
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    How to get the actual UTC time??

    That depends on the definition of "dangerous". As long as a failure to contact an NTP server does not crash the system and does not create any wrong data, it might be an annoyance but it's not dangerous in my opinion. But yes, using an NTP service with distributed hosts is more likely to work. Of course that leaves the internet connection and the DNS as possible causes for failure as you already stated.
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    GExperts Grep Search

    I guess that means a new feature request is incoming. Another option would be to only search files in the search path, but not in the debug search path. That would exclude the RTL units as they only exist in dcu form there.
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    GExperts Grep Search

    If i remember correctly that's already the case
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    GExperts Grep Search

    Enable the map file in the linker settings and then select "parse map file" in GExperts Grep. It will then search all files listed in the map file. Of course this only works if your project compiles or at least compiled at one time, so a map file exists. Also, the map file only contains files that contribute code to the executable, so e.g. units only containing ressourcestrings won't be searched.
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    How to get the actual UTC time??

    That's the whole point of NTP.
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    How to get the actual UTC time??

    If you don't want to use the local time of the computer, you need a different time source. There is of course NTP (network time protocol), if you have an internet connection. Then there are various hardware solutions, but if those are available they are usually already used to set the local time (actually, recent Windows already uses NTP to adjust the system time). And then there is GPS, which also contains UTC in various of its NMEA sentences. Always keep in mind that there is a delay between the source sending the time and your program receiving it.
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    D10.4.2 where's setting to not debug into RTL ?

    You can compile without debug dcus. That's in compiler settings. Or you can press F8 (step over) or even Shift+F8 (run until return). And then there is a plug-in by @Uwe Raabe that can manage which debug dcus should be used. I forgot the name though.
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    Tool to inspect properties at run-time?

    There is also an object inspector component in the jvcl.
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    How to ADD CodeLibrarian snippets database?

    It is a GPStructuredStorage file written by @Primož Gabrijelčič. The implementation is in unit GPStructuredStorage located in externalsource. If I remember correctly this expert originally used some kind of database but since the Delphi personal editions didn't support databases at some time it was changed to this free format supported by all Delphi versions and variants. No idea whether Primoz was actually involved in this or just contributed the format and implementation.
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    How to ADD CodeLibrarian snippets database?

    There is no way to import snippets or merge two .fs files. The file type is binary, so it's not even possible to merge them manually with an editor as it would be possible with a text based file. I guess an export and import functionality would be nice, but I doubt that I will implement it any time soon. But feel free to add a feature request on SourceForge.
  12. dummzeuch

    gridlines in listboxes

    I don't really see much of a difference between using a listbox and using a one column string grid.
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    Snap to Grid??

    No. You will have to move a control with the mouse for this to happen. Alternatively you can select (many) controls and click Position -> Snap to grid in the context menu. Whichever way you chose, it requires manual work.
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    gridlines in listboxes

    What about TStringGrid / TDrawGrid?
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    New Community Edition

    ping @David Millington
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