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by ChrisGillard
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??

Hi Jose & Ignacio, Well if it is a holiday in Spain, I think you should do that! I can compile in demo mode from my laptop and use it in the IDE which will rescue my day. I can confirm that I have used the .....Harbour32Setup4.exe file. My plan at some stage will be to Uninstall Xailer on my PC ...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??

Hi Ignacio, Thank you both for helping with this. I have installed Xailer5 on my laptop as a Demo and I am doing better for now. I am happy to have the program run under the IDE at the moment as its me that needs to use it to get a job done for a Customer. In UK it is 'Easter Friday' which is a 'Ban...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: English
Topic: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??

Hi Jose, I did what you say ... Deleted hb32 in \xailer5 Removed all reference to mingw in Environment vars Install from your link Xailer Tools paths look OK. Environment paths .... new c:\xailer5\hb32\comp\mingw\bin at top ... as it should be, probably. Still get error ... Now.png The path in the e...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: English
Topic: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Re: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??

Hi Jose,

Thank you very much for the very quick reply.

I will examine my pathing and reinstall your Harbour distro.

I will report back in a couple of hours.

Thank you.

Chris
by ChrisGillard
Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??
Replies: 8
Views: 2037

Xailer 5.03 .... Compile error on all projects??

Hi, I am using my Xailer 5.03 for the first time for maybe 3 or 4 months .... none of my projects will compile with the following error to the screen. I have deleted all project objs and doing a BUILD This project is a test and is new with one form and Hello World label ... this is the error I have ...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: English
Topic: My TaskScheduler as a service ....
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: My TaskScheduler as a service ....

Hi Ignacio, Thanks for continuing with this. I was fairly aware about that no interaction was possible. The applications I want to run are things like night time 'batch jobs', written in Harbour that do not interact with the screen but just do various 'housekeeping' jobs and when finished they just ...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: English
Topic: My TaskScheduler as a service ....
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: My TaskScheduler as a service ....

Oh dear, thats not what I wanted to hear. Is this something to do with how Xailer has implemented the service code ? There are some other 3rd party Task Schedulers that do run as services and can launch exes plus of course Windows own Task Scheduler. I can see that Microsoft would want it to be diff...
by ChrisGillard
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: English
Topic: My TaskScheduler as a service ....
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

My TaskScheduler as a service ....

Hi, I have a Xailer TaskScheduler program that is very successful and I am trying converting it to run as a service. All is going well and it appears to run as a service 95% OK, except for my Timer function when it wants to actually execute the task .... calling my RunNow() method. My problem is how...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Oct 17, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: English
Topic: WinService sample ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

Re: WinService sample .... I have a TIMER THAT works!

Hi, Basically I have a timer that works. 1. I did not have a CREATE() method on my 'created in code' Timer 2. I am not sure what oPARENT to use for the Timer? Sender does not work, I have left it blank and it works. I am happy with this for the moment and I can continue with this. Your 'folder chang...
by ChrisGillard
Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: English
Topic: WinService sample ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

Re: WinService sample ....

Hi Jose, Yes, I have several applications that monitor folders for files .... so your technique would be very useful to me. Thank you. At the moment I am just trying to do a simple example at the moment bit It is not working for me at all? ..... I am just trying to use a timer to write a Logfile() l...
by ChrisGillard
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: English
Topic: WinService sample ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

Re: WinService sample ....

Hi Jose, Thanks very much for jumping in here. Thank you for the tip of changing directories. My project is to make an existing Xailer 'email SMTP sending server' which monitors a folder for new files that contain all of an emails details of To, From, Subject, Body etc and creates an email and sends...
by ChrisGillard
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: English
Topic: WinService sample ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

Re: WinService sample ....

I have it working and I think I know the problem.... My problem was that from within the service it appears that certain things cant be done including interacting with the screen .... LogDisplay() and Beep() certainly dont appear to work. I had read that services should not interact with the screen...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: English
Topic: WinService sample ....
Replies: 6
Views: 1777

WinService sample ....

Hi, I am very interested in TWinService and so also WinService sample program. I have compiled and run the WinService sample and it gives me the four buttons which all seem to do what they should. I have taken a copy of the folder and want to make it try to make the service actually do something by ...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Add some text to JPEG images .....
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Re: Add some text to JPEG images .....

Hi Ignacio, Thank you for your comprehensive reply. Its the second example, the images are high resolution photos in .JPG files. I need to add the text to them and then re-save them at the same resolution. I will work on your second example and see how far I get and then ask for more help. I'm glad ...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Add some text to JPEG images .....
Replies: 2
Views: 916

Add some text to JPEG images .....

Hi, I would like to take some existing JPEG image files and overlay the filename and a 'Title' as text on them. Can I do this using GDI, just by displaying the file on some sort of canvas, drawing some text on that canvas and then saving the image back to a file? I see we have TImage and TImageEdito...
by ChrisGillard
Thu Jun 01, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Folder Explorer TreeView ....
Replies: 2
Views: 1145

Re: Folder Explorer TreeView ....

Hi Ignacio,

Thank you very much for the code ... it is already looking very nice with some famfamfam icons.
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Much appreciated.

Chris
by ChrisGillard
Tue May 30, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Folder Explorer TreeView ....
Replies: 2
Views: 1145

Folder Explorer TreeView ....

Hi, I am wanting to use a Folder Explorer TreeView to embed in a form .... very similar to the one in Xailer Dbf Explorer. I am trying to not use a Folder Dialog or an ActiveX. I have looked at the xailer\samples but cannot see anything similar to use as a start. Does anyone have a piece of code tha...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Dec 20, 2016 7:53 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Happy Holidays!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1781

Re: Happy Holidays!!

Hi Ignacio,

Thank you for all for a great product, your hard work and patient support this year.

I'm hoping to do more Xailer in 2017 so more requests for help!

Have a good break and come back refreshed.

Cheers

Chris
by ChrisGillard
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: English
Topic: 'Screen Prompt' class based on TLabel ....
Replies: 11
Views: 3683

Re: 'Screen Prompt' class based on TLabel ....

Hi Ignacio,

Sounds like a move to CardBox class may be the way to go with Xailer 5.

Thank you for your help with these menus ... they are usable and I will move on to the next building blocks I need.

Chris
by ChrisGillard
Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: English
Topic: 'Screen Prompt' class based on TLabel ....
Replies: 11
Views: 3683

Re: 'Screen Prompt' class based on TLabel ....

Hi Ignacio, Just a post to show progress on my ScreenPrompt and menus classes and request one improvement to TLabelEx maybe. My request is more control the alignment of the text in the TLabelEx control to improve the appearance. For the titles I might like a CENTER option, standard would be LEFT and...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: English
Topic: More keyboard trapping questions ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

Re: More keyboard trapping questions ...

Hi, To save time I think my question is quite simply ... Why does my redefined WMKeyDown method not override the TBevel or TStdControl own WMKeydown method particularly as I do NOT call ::Super:WMKeyDown() in my own method. Thats my basic problem ... I want to overide the TBevel or TStdControl built...
by ChrisGillard
Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: English
Topic: More keyboard trapping questions ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

More keyboard trapping questions ...

Hi, My ScreenPrompt class inherited from TLabelEx and my PromptBar class inherited from TBevel are working well and have mouse & keyboard 'action key' character support. I now have adapted by PromptBar class to display its ScreenPrompt objects in a vertical menu format. Again this works well for...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: English
Topic: How to Trap key in Alt Combination ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Re: How to Trap key in Alt Combination ?

More info on trying to capture the Cursor/Arrow keys. When I had a TBevel somewhere on the form ........... The Form onKeyDown DID NOT not appear to see the Cursor/Arrrow keys When I removed the TBevel and had an empty form ... The Form onKeyDown DID appear to see the Cursor/Arrrow keys Is that how ...
by ChrisGillard
Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: English
Topic: How to Trap key in Alt Combination ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Re: How to Trap key in Alt Combination ?

Thank you both .... trapping ALT + is very interesting to me at the moment.

Next, I am trying to trap the 'cursor' keys UpArrow, DownArrow etc.

I dont see them in the Form KeyDown method, so I am hoping there is somewhere else?

Thanks

Chris
by ChrisGillard
Wed Sep 14, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: English
Topic: Harbour question .... Ocurs() or NumAt() ... or equivalent?
Replies: 1
Views: 792

Harbour question .... Ocurs() or NumAt() ... or equivalent?

Hi, Simple question of a function to count the number of occurrences of a string within another string. In xHarbour I might use Occurs() but does not seem to exist in Xailer/Harbour. Yes, I could write something in a couple of lines but like to use the 'official' function where possible. What do you...

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