Solved

richedt and win2k

Posted on 2002-07-19
2
141 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
I've written a program with delphi5.
It uses a richedit (property plaintext=false) to view and edit a rich text format file.
When running this program on w95 or w98 or wMe there's no problem. Running the program however on win2k or winXp then richedit shows all the formating codes and not the formatted text.
The program was originaly build on w98.
Rebuilding on win2k gives the same results.

What is the reason for this behavior and what can i do ?
0
Comment
Question by:Ben_Schonenberg
2 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Cynna earned 50 total points
ID: 7164447
Ben,

I think the problem is different dlls that richedit control uses in Win2K/XP. So, if you're using rtf file produced with one (earlier) rtf spec, it is interpreted on Win2K/XP with different (recent) rtf standard.

There is no real solution for this, but, as a workaround, you might try to copy richedit dll from Win98 to your application folder on Win2K/XP machine.  Search for riched*.dll in a system folder on your Win98 machine - I think it is richedit32.dll, but I'm not quite sure...This should override the use of recent RE dlls shipped with Win2K/XP for your application.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Ben_Schonenberg
ID: 7164483
I didn't replace the dll, but opened a new file.
after saving this file, i opend it again and how nice then text was correctly formatted, even on w98 en w95 machines the text in the new file showed correctly formatted.
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
In my programming career I have only very rarely run into situations where operator overloading would be of any use in my work.  Normally those situations involved math with either overly large numbers (hundreds of thousands of digits or accuracy re…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

839 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question