Posted on 1998-09-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-06

The code below gives an error on  FindClose( rec );
rec is of type TSearchRec
The error : incompatible types integer and Tsearchrec
In the help i find that the parameter of Findclose should be of type Tsearchrec. What am i doing wrong and is there a solution for this  

for i := 0 to langs.Count - 1 do
      res := FindFirst( fullpath + '\*.RTS' , faReadOnly or faArchive , rec );
      while res = 0 do
         files.Add( fullpath + '\' + rec.Name );
         res := FindNext( rec );
      FindClose( rec );
Question by:Didi
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ID: 1340846
FindClose( res );


FindClose( rec ) ;

Expert Comment

ID: 1340847
- ??? Answer200 - ???

FindClose is also an API call (the same name), but it's parameter is a handle, which is an integer, not a record.

You have to write then SysUtils.FindClose( rec ) instead.

Good luck, Matvey

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