Posted on 2002-03-23
What files are needed to successfully install third-party components? I download alot of free components from the delphi superpage and delphi32 but most will not install. Mostr of them only contain a dcu file and sometimes a dcr file. Nearly every time I try to instll one i get the message "cant find xxx.pas. Thats the source code, I know but there must be a way to install the component with just the binary code or the developers wouldn't offer them. When I was using Delphi 2 this wasn't a problem because Borland hadn't yet developed their "package" idea!
PS The version is Delphi 5 and the component is any of the Free ware ones that don't include the source or a Delphi package.