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Delphi5 Name Collision in Libraries

Posted on 2002-07-23
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I wish to use a COM DLL created in Delphi
I do Project-> Import Type Library
I select the Library in the top ListBox
When I do so I see a list of Classes.
This list includes TDataBase

When I click 'Install' or 'Create Unit'
I receive the msg:
"The Class Name 'TDataBase' is already installed."

I can get around this problem by removing a package, but
I do not wish to . What is the work around for this
SomeHow I need to create a namespace or alias for one
of the TDataBase definitions?
Thanks
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Question by:mebarron
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Russell Libby earned 100 total points
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The classes list is editable, so change the "TDataBase" to something that it won't conflict with,

example: TComDataBase

Russell

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by:mebarron
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Great thanks , now I get an error in creating the
TLB file. The project compiles so I am going to
proceed assuming I can forget the error.

// Type Lib: C:\WINNT\system32\BlAPI4A.dll (1)
// IID\LCID: {5741CD0E-7A96-11D4-9349-00C04F053C92}\0
// Helpfile: J:\DATA1\DEVELOP\COM\BlaiseAPIProvider\BlAPI4A.hlp
// DepndLst:
//   (1) v2.0 stdole, (C:\WINNT\System32\stdole2.tlb)
//   (2) v1.0 SiStrClA, (C:\WINNT\system32\SiStrClA.dll)
//   (3) v4.0 StdVCL, (C:\WINNT\System32\STDVCL40.DLL)
// Errors:
//   Error creating palette bitmap of (TBLDatabase) : Invalid GUID format
// ************************************************************************ //
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