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Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott
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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…Continue

Started Jan 14

Loading menu libraries
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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…Continue

Tags: Menu

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott Jan 14.

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…Continue

Tags: directory

Started Dec 29, 2016

Convert Turbo Vision BRS file
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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…Continue

Tags: TV, BRS, Turbo Vision

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Pemberton-Pigott Jan 14.

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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
Jan 14
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"
Jan 14
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"
Jan 14
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
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Dec 7, 2016

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Country:
Singapore
Pascal interest:
User of VP
About Me:
Software developer maintaining legacy systems
Website:
http://newdawnengineering.com
Favorite Programming Languages:
C/C++/Pascal
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