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Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott posted a discussion

Mouse in command window

I haven't explicitly enabled mouse support in my program but when it loads in a command window on Windows 7/10 x64 I can use the mouse to click on menus and dialogs as well as drag windows around inside the app.  But creating specific new windows the mouse support suddenly disappears and it's back to the keyboard.  When I launch a separate process (in a new command window) and return back to my app the mouse support returns to normal.Any one have experience with this or any way that I can…See More
Saturday
Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott replied to Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott's discussion Convert Turbo Vision BRS file
"Didn't find any way to do it so I've manually converted the file by hand using the object structures and types from the Pascal source and a hex editor. Jeremy"
Saturday
Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott replied to Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott's discussion Loading menu libraries
"I was able to solve it with one of the menu streaming examples.  I scrapped the old file and remade it with the new methods. Jeremy"
Saturday
Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott posted a discussion

Loading menu libraries

In TPro 6 there's a ReadMenuLib() for reading in the Menu Libraries to create a menu.  Is there an equivalent way to do that in OPro with streams and can the same file be used from TPro or I have to remake the file?JeremySee More
Dec 31, 2016
Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott posted a discussion

DirectoryExists

Is there a DirectoryExists(pathname) like function in VP?  Previously I was using FileExists with a directory filter as the attribute in TP5 and it worked fine but that doesn't work the same in VP.JeremySee More
Dec 29, 2016
Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott posted a discussion

Convert Turbo Vision BRS file

Hi guys,Does anyone know if there's a tool that converts the old Blaise BRS files that contain the Turbo Vision resources like menu items and dialogs?  I'm manually converting the 2 byte Words to 4 bytes so that I can be read them back in with the 32-bit TV version.JeremySee More
Dec 27, 2016
Tony Pascale commented on Allan Mertner's blog post End of Free Ning - What To Do?
"Do Wordpress with bbpres forums and buddypress for the profiles."
Dec 19, 2016
Manuel Campos is now a member of Virtual Pascal
Dec 8, 2016

Blog Posts

TNT Unicode component for Virtual Pascal ?

Has any one converted the TNT Control codes package that supports Unicode controls on an ascii based system such as mine (Delphi 4) ? The free version of TNT only supports from Delphi 6 onwards and into Delphi XE.

Martin

Posted by Martin Ireland on January 8, 2015 at 5:11am — 1 Comment

End of Free Ning - What To Do?

I have just seen the news that Ning is in trouble, have laid off 40% of staff, and will end Free Ning sites (such as this one) in 2 months time, early July 2010.



The cheapest option for retaining this site is $20/year - and it will probably be fine. That option has a maximum of 150 members, and we today have 116 here at vpascal, without large growth prospects.



Do you know of an alternative that it's easy to port to? Do you care if vpascal.ning.com disappears? Or would you like… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on May 4, 2010 at 11:09pm — 8 Comments

Spammers

For some reason, spammers think that by creating 100 fake accounts and having them all post ads for products that help against erectile dysfunction, they are somehow going to get through to customers.



The reality is that all they do is to destroy small communities like this one...



I have just deleted a ton of spam accounts - if I deleted a real one by accident, I am sorry!



I have also added a step whereby I have to approve new members so this should be a problem… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on January 14, 2010 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

Downloading VP

I still get the occasional email from someone that wants to download VP, and it's clearly not obvious how to do so.


Let me point you to the forum thread that has the latest VP build attached to it, and also points to a few mirrors: Virtual Pascal Download Forum Topic


Happy downloading!
Allan

Posted by Allan Mertner on October 9, 2008 at 8:00am

New VP community

After the main Virtual Pascal site went down 2 years or so ago, I have occasionally received email from someone that wants to know what is up with VP - and I didn't have a good answer other than "sorry".



With this new site, there will once again be a platform for users of VP to communicate, share ideas, files and thoughts - I encourage you to use it.



I don't intend to do any more with VP than I have before, but will occasionally have a look to see how it goes.



VP… Continue

Posted by Allan Mertner on July 3, 2007 at 7:37pm — 3 Comments

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Mouse in command window

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Convert Turbo Vision BRS file 1 Reply

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Loading menu libraries 1 Reply

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