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Why won't my component install on the package

Posted on 2001-06-04
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Hi all,

I wrote a component, here is a snippet :

unit UWPTables;

interface

uses
  Windows, Messages, SysUtils, Classes, Graphics, Controls, Forms, Dialogs,
  Db, FFDB, UGenericTable,hyperstr2, syncobjs;

type

  TWorkPackage = class (TGenericTable)
  protected
...
  public
...
end;
  procedure register;  

implementation

....

procedure Register;
begin
  RegisterComponents('Misc', [TWorkPackage]);
end;

end.

this compiles without problem, D5 tells me that the package has been registered, but the componant is not added on the palette.

to avoid speculation I must add the the chosen description options are "desing and execution"

thanks for your help

cheers, Marc



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by:rc_thom
ID: 6154032
Do you get a confirmation dialog that the component has been added to the package file and a second one asking to save changes to the package?
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by:mhervais
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no second one
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by:rwilson032697
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Marc,

Try writing the declaration for the register procedure like this:

procedure Register;  

Note the capital 'R'...

Cheers,

Raymond.
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by:danysz
ID: 6154937
hi

what raymond said is your problem the Register procedure is case sensitive...

daniel
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<Answer as per my comment>

Cheers,

Raymond.
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by:mhervais
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Once again you solved it

I didn't know that Delphi could be case sensitive

thanks

Marc
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by:rwilson032697
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To be fair it isn't Delphi, but windows 32 bit DLLs which cause the problem. But why the compiler didn't know to enforce this particular capitalisation for this special procedure is another question!

Cheers,

Raymond.
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