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Ok i want to create a file called   win34.dll

the file has to go to C:\Windows\win34.dll

sample code is appreciated such as uses var etc i am new at delphi


thanks in advance
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Question by:neopolis
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by:wimmeyvaert
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Do you really want to create a DLL, or is this just an example, and is it a textfile you want to create.

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by:wimmeyvaert
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If you want to create an empty file, then use :
    FileClose(FileCreate(strFileName));

If you want to create a new file and write data to it, use :
var
  fAFile      : TextFile;
  strFileName : String;
  strData     : String;

  AssignFile(fAFile, StrFileName);  { Assign a FileName to the FilePointer }
  Rewrite(fAFile);  { Create the file and open it }
  Writeln(fAFile, strData); { Write data to the file. }
  Flush(fAFile);      { to be sure the data is written. }
  CloseFile(fAFile);  { Close the file file }
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by:dluedi
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If you want to save a textfile with a dll extention then try this:

Just put a Memo and a button on your form. Then doubleclick on the button and insert this code:
Memo1.Lines.SaveToFile('C:\Windows\win34.dll');

Now you just start you program (F9).
If you press the button everything what you write in the memofield will be saved in C:\Windows\win34.dll
Hope I could help
:)dluedi
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by:neopolis
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ok it just a blank file i want to create, No text just create the file with the dll extension
i tried this     FileClose(FileCreate(strFileName));

but where do i put the Path and File name
and is there any var etc to put..
thanks
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by:neopolis
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i asked the question again but i explain more in detail this time, the help is good but i need to explain myself better sorry
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strFileName = Path + Filename

Example :
FileClose(FileCreate('C:\WinNt\System32\MyDll.Dll'));

Best regards,
The Mayor

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by:Slick812
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hello neopolis, To create and empty file with windows API use the CreateFile()

var
hFile1: HWND;
FileName: String;

FileName := "C:\Folder\File1.dll";
hFile1 := CreateFile(PChar(FileName), GENERIC_WRITE, FILE_SHARE_READ, nil, CREATE_NEW, FILE_ATTRIBUTE_NORMAL or FILE_FLAG_SEQUENTIAL_SCAN,0);

CloseHandle(hFile1);
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Hi Geobul,

Thanks for evaluating this question. Hope there will be a reaction from 'neopolis'.
Best regards,

The Mayor.
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Thanks for the accaptance, neopolis !!
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