Re: [Lazarus] cross-distro (and OS) app installation - what would you like?

2010-01-20 Thread Phil Hess
- Vincent Snijders vsnijd...@vodafonevast.nl wrote: But from the maintainer of fpgui which doesn't use an existing, familiar to the user widget set, another way (one kind of installer that runs on all systems, but does not match an existing packaging system) does not surprise me

Re: [Lazarus] cross-distro (and OS) app installation - what would you like?

2010-01-20 Thread Phil Hess
- stop...@muenster.de wrote: Please stop this flamewar, nobody is forced to use Graemes code. His only intention was to get some feedback and tell us about his ideas, thats how OSS works. Another way OSS works is that you're not our mommy. Okay, here's some feedback: Use a

Re: [Lazarus] cross-distro (and OS) app installation - what would you like?

2010-01-20 Thread Phil Hess
- waldo kitty wkitt...@windstream.net wrote: Another way OSS works is that you're not our mommy. and the other way around... we're not your mommy, either... the main thing to remember about OSS is there is no :( in OSS ;) Waldo, I have no idea what that means. Hope it's

Re: [Lazarus] cross-distro (and OS) app installation - what would you like?

2010-01-20 Thread Phil Hess
- Paul Ishenin i...@kmiac.ru wrote: 21.01.2010 8:06, Phil Hess wrote: Part of this is probably related to the evolution of Lazarus more and more into the best tool for developing Linux apps (which is great) but maybe less and less the best tool for other platforms. And sure, that's

Re: [Lazarus] 64-bit Migration (fpc/laz)

2010-01-10 Thread Phil Hess
(a) through (c) might better be directed to the FPC developers. Re. (d), Lazarus currently uses the Carbon frameworks for its GUI on Mac. A new Cocoa-based widgetset has been started. This new widgetset uses the new Objective C support in FPC: http://wiki.freepascal.org/FPC_PasCocoa Note this

Re: [Lazarus] 64-bit Migration (fpc/laz)

2010-01-10 Thread Phil Hess
://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/Carbon_interface_internals On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 3:08 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: (a) through (c) might better be directed to the FPC developers. Re. (d), Lazarus currently uses the Carbon frameworks for its GUI on Mac. A new Cocoa-based

Re: [Lazarus] Exception hidden ?

2009-12-26 Thread Phil Hess
With Windows if you need to output something to the console in a GUI app, you use OutputDebugString. This will output to the console when running the app under gdb. Thanks. -Phil - Brad Campbell b...@wasp.net.au wrote: Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote: Brad Campbell schrieb: On Windows

Re: [Lazarus] LazCompilerOptions not set anymore?

2009-12-19 Thread Phil Hess
- Mattias Gaertner nc-gaert...@netcologne.de wrote: On 19 Dec 2009 01:02:29 - Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: Most of the settings I'm making in a custom application type are no longer honored. For example, TProjectDescriptor descendant's InitProject is passed a TLazProject

Re: [Lazarus] Form always 400 x 300 initially

2009-12-18 Thread Phil Hess
Correct, does not work when TMyForm is registered with IDE via FormEditingHook.RegisterDesignerBaseClass. Thanks. -Phil - Bart bartjun...@gmail.com wrote: You mean that this does not work? TMyForm = class(TCustomForm) public constructor Create(AOwner: TComponent); override; end;

Re: [Lazarus] Form always 400 x 300 initially

2009-12-18 Thread Phil Hess
Many thanks. Now works fine. -Phil - Mattias Gaertner nc-gaert...@netcologne.de wrote: On 17 Dec 2009 18:40:13 - Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: In my TCustomForm-based design control, I would like it to have an initial size of my choosing rather than the default 400 wide

Re: [Lazarus] ExtPascal - Any one has an opensource system?

2009-12-17 Thread Phil Hess
I believe that app (d3tkjdt.lpr?) is written to an earlier version of ExtPascal. ExtPascal 0.9.7 that you're using no longer includes ExtGlobal unit. Thanks. -Phil - Osvaldo Filho arquivos...@gmail.com wrote: Please, it is very good, but the problem of version is very bad. I can not

[Lazarus] Form always 400 x 300 initially

2009-12-17 Thread Phil Hess
In my TCustomForm-based design control, I would like it to have an initial size of my choosing rather than the default 400 wide, 300 high. It appears as though these values are hardwired in the FormEditor1.CreateComponent call in TMainIDE.CreateNewForm, ignoring anything that I set Width or

Re: [Lazarus] ExtPascal - Any one has an opensource system?

2009-12-16 Thread Phil Hess
Michael, But what failed? Can't read your mind. If there are stumbling blocks to getting started with ExtPascal, we can likely fix them, but not if we don't know what they are. Thanks. -Phil - Michael Joyner mjoy...@ewc.edu wrote: Phil Hess wrote: I'm afraid that build environment

Re: [Lazarus] ExtPascal - Any one has an opensource system?

2009-12-15 Thread Phil Hess
Which instructions were you looking at? Compiliing? Creating ExtPascal classes from Ext JS docs? ExtP Toolkit installation? Installing Web server? If more is needed, I can add basic ExtPascal instructions as well to the toolkit HTML doc, which is now at almost 10 pages. That way everything is

Re: [Lazarus] ExtPascal - Any one has an opensource system?

2009-12-15 Thread Phil Hess
I'm afraid that build environment doesn't tell me anything. Thanks. -Phil - Michael Joyner mjoy...@vbservices.net wrote: On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: Which instructions were you looking at? Compiliing? Creating ExtPascal classes from

Re: [Lazarus] Status of toolkit for ExtPascal // One error here.

2009-12-14 Thread Phil Hess
specified for call to Un C:\d_e\extpascal\Ext.pas(452,14) Hint: Found declaration: TExtElement.Un(AnsiString,TExtFunction,TExtObject):TExtFunction; C:\d_e\extpascal\Ext.pas(13508) Fatal: There were 35 errors compiling module, stopping 2009/12/6 Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net: I've

Re: [Lazarus] Status of toolkit for ExtPascal // One error here.

2009-12-14 Thread Phil Hess
What version of Ext JS did you create the ExtPascal classes from? Thanks. -Phil - Osvaldo Filho arquivos...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for your replay. Environment: - Windows XP - Extpascal and toolkit from subversion - Lazarus 0.9.29 and fpc 2.3.1 2009/12/14 Phil Hess macp

Re: [Lazarus] Status of toolkit for ExtPascal // One error here.

2009-12-14 Thread Phil Hess
. Download Change Log Ext JS 3.0.0 API Documentation Online API documentation View Ext.Direct Pack A collection of server-side Ext.Direct implementations. == 2009/12/14 Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net: What version of Ext JS did you

Re: [Lazarus] Configure Build Lazarus was weird but no more...

2009-12-14 Thread Phil Hess
I would tend to agree with Dimitry and lose the Hide/Show Details behavior. At the very least, Save Settings should be moved to the details sections - otherwise, what settings is it referring to when the details section is hidden - nothing is shown above that could be considered a setting. And

Re: [Lazarus] Win32 Qt dll version that works with Lazarus

2009-12-06 Thread Phil Hess
Yes, Webkit is used too, which drags in many of the other Qt libraries. QtGui and QtCore alone do not have any other dependencies on Qt libraries. On Mac, the Qt4 frameworks are about 100MB. For Linux this may not be a problem if Qt comes pre-installed and is used by other apps, but it does

Re: [Lazarus] Win32 Qt dll version that works with Lazarus

2009-12-06 Thread Phil Hess
. -Phil - Luiz Americo Pereira Camara luiz...@oi.com.br wrote: Phil Hess escreveu: Yes, Webkit is used too, which drags in many of the other Qt libraries. This (webkit support) could be provided as a separate package to minimize LCL-Qt requirements QtGui and QtCore alone do

[Lazarus] THtmlPort

2009-12-06 Thread Phil Hess
The THtmlPort package is much improved now: http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/THtmlPort THtmlPort is a package of fairly impressive HTML viewers, supporting stylesheets and frames - just about everything in HTML except JavaScript. I strongly suggest using 0.9.29 with this package due to IDE

Re: [Lazarus] How to add custom fields to Version Info resource section?

2009-12-06 Thread Phil Hess
Marco, I think if you turn off everything in project options that goes into the resource, you can prevent Lazarus from overwriting your file. That would be version info, icon and manifest. Delphi 2 had the ability to add custom version info keys but that's not supported in Lazarus. Note that

Re: [Lazarus] THtmlPort

2009-12-06 Thread Phil Hess
was not built for Linux 64 bit :( Ido http://ik.homelinux.org/ On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 7:43 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: The THtmlPort package is much improved now: http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/THtmlPort THtmlPort is a package of fairly impressive HTML viewers

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-02 Thread Phil Hess
- Graeme Geldenhuys gra...@mastermaths.co.za wrote: Phil Hess wrote: that should make merging a bit easier. But I have to say that Roman was quite dismayed to learn that ports of many other packages that he uses were done as one-way ports to Lazarus, leaving Delphi compatibility behind

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-02 Thread Phil Hess
of the endian things were wrung out of LCL years ago, but you never know. Thanks. -Phil - zeljko zel...@holobit.net wrote: On Wednesday 02 December 2009 01:37, Phil Hess wrote: Zeljko, I'm not seeing the same problem with the Qt widgetset that you reported

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-02 Thread Phil Hess
instead of a Lazarus user. Thanks. -Phil - zeljko zel...@holobit.net wrote: On Wednesday 02 December 2009 15:22, Phil Hess wrote: Zeljko, This is what my Qt Crashes for TOvcSpinner is based on. And also on testing with the current stable version. If this is fixed, that's

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-02 Thread Phil Hess
- Graeme Geldenhuys gra...@mastermaths.co.za wrote: The subtext is that with Delphi you can pull off the hat trick of a 2.3 million line app that sells for big bucks and where the client does not tolerate bugs or instabilities or excuses. Can anyone make that claim for Lazarus?

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
at this tonight. Thanks for your investigation. -Phil - zeljko zel...@holobit.net wrote: On Monday 30 November 2009 18:17, Phil Hess wrote: I wish I knew! I really don't have time (or patience) to do more than test Orpheus against each widgetset for the stable release of Lazarus

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
1, 2009 at 12:35 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: However, the current code works with other widgetsets. Do you know why it didn't work with Qt? Did you test Qt in Windows or Linux? According to the code it seams that any non-win32 widgetset would fail to run in Windows

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
on to Win API if LCLwin32 is defined. I'll review all the compat. functions when I have some time. Thanks. -Phil - Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho felipemonteiro.carva...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: Good point, although if you

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
from their Delphi sources, then this might be difficult for him to do. Thanks. -Phil - Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho felipemonteiro.carva...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 1:24 PM, Phil Hess macp...@fastermac.net wrote: Good point, although if you recall the history

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
against Qt 4.5.2. Thanks. -Phil - zeljko zel...@holobit.net wrote: On Tuesday 01 December 2009 17:10, Phil Hess wrote: I see that GTK/GTK2 doesn't appear to have PtInRegion implemented. That's probably why I didn't use it. So the best thing would be that you try to implement

Re: [Lazarus] QT binding works!

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
David, If Qt4Intf 1.68 is still available, I believe it supports Qt 4.4.3. And the 0.9.28.2 stable Lazarus supports it too - just compile with -dUSE_QT_44. Maybe 1.69 does too - I only have 1.68 here (for Mac). Thanks. -Phil - David Emerson dle...@angelbase.com wrote: zeljko wrote:

[Lazarus] GTK2 much improved

2009-12-01 Thread Phil Hess
I tested the Orpheus and THtmlPort packages with GTK2 on my MacBook using FPC 2.5.1 and LCL, both from yesterday's SVN, and both packages are remarkably improved with GTK2 compared to what I saw with 0.9.28 / FPC 2.2.4 only a couple months ago. With Orpheus, the testtable app works about as

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-11-30 Thread Phil Hess
maintainers never test their changes against the CCR packages. The attitude seems to be that package maintainers will test daily against SVN and notify of any breaks. Sorry, can't do that. Thanks. -Phil - zeljko zel...@holobit.net wrote: On Sunday 29 November 2009 19:49, Phil Hess wrote

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt

2009-11-30 Thread Phil Hess
- Juha Manninen juha.manni...@phnet.fi wrote: Ok, it isn't ready then. With Lazarus IDE those problems don't come up. Do those components rely on LCL bindings only, or does it need some custom binding code? I mean, if LCL bindings work perfectly then Orpheus comps would start to

Re: [Lazarus] QT binding works!

2009-11-30 Thread Phil Hess
David, I believe that refers to Environment | Options, then on the Environment Files tab, look for Lazarus directory. Thanks. -Phil - David Emerson dle...@angelbase.com wrote: I'm sorry for being so dense, but where are these Options? I have looked in Environment Options, Tools

Re: [Lazarus] trouble with packages

2009-11-30 Thread Phil Hess
David, Can you right click in the Message window (at bottom) and copy all messages to the clipboard, then send the last few lines here. I'm curious to see whether it's a checksum issue that I've been wrestling with. Thanks. -Phil - David Emerson dle...@angelbase.com wrote: I have

Re: [Lazarus] QT bindings as defalt (was Release 1.0, part 2)

2009-11-29 Thread Phil Hess
Juha, I test the 5 major widgetsets with several packages of custom controls that I've ported from Delphi and the Qt widgetset appears to be the least stable: http://web.fastermac.net/~MacPgmr/OrphPort/OrphStatus.html#Status_Controls Thanks. -Phil - Juha Manninen juha.manni...@phnet.fi

Re: [Lazarus] Is there any way to call perl functions in a *.pm from within FPC/Lazarus ?

2009-11-25 Thread Phil Hess
Michael, On Linux and OS X, type man perlembed at the command line and look at the example of embedding the Perl interpreter in a C program. You'll need to do the same thing in Pascal. Once you've got it working, please create a wiki page explaining it all for us. Thanks. -Phil -

Re: [Lazarus] Is there any way to call perl functions in a *.pm from within FPC/Lazarus ?

2009-11-25 Thread Phil Hess
What exactly are you trying to script? There are undoubtedly other ways to do it than by using Perl. Thanks. -Phil - Michael Joyner ᏩᏯ mjoy...@vbservices.net wrote: I just read this: http://perldoc.perl.org/perlembed.html Assembler for stack manipulation, etc. Evil! Phil Hess

Re: [Lazarus] Astronomy Software

2009-11-15 Thread Phil Hess
Terry, I've found that generating reports as raw RTF and then viewing them with your user's word processor is a good cross-platform solution and lets you use the full power of RTF, which is supported by all word processors. Tools are here:

Re: [Lazarus] cross platform [Re: Lazarus Goal]

2009-11-13 Thread Phil Hess
There's a bit more to UI design than layouts. Unfortunately this brings up the idea of aesthetic, something that many developers are vocally uncomfortable with (i.e. challenged). Consider the Preferences dialog in Mac Leopard's Mail client:

Re: [Lazarus] Lazarus for Intel Mac

2009-11-13 Thread Phil Hess
Brian, I have a one-button mouse that was included with my Mac. Thanks. -Phil - Brian Prentice bprent...@webenet.net wrote: Not sure if I understand what the problem is. With a one-button mouse you simulate right-click with Ctrl+click. I've haven't noticed any problems with it.